Crowded Elevator

Album: Scream 3 Soundtrack (1999)


  • This was the only Incubus song that they wrote for Make Yourself that wasn't used for the album. The song was later on added to the Scream 3 soundtrack, then later to Make Yourself as an extra track). >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Tim - Pittsburgh, PA

Comments: 2

  • Natalie from Lorena, TxWhy haven't more people talked about this song? The way Mike can play that guitar is almost malicious. It has its own evil tone, and it's extremely amazing. This song generally sounds like it's about having anxiety, or just being constantly nervous. Maybe even nervous because of one person. Brandon also strains his voice more in this song, which adds to that scary or evil tone. When he says, "Now I know how it feels to open up and breath" makes me think the song is even more about anxiety. He has finally just broken that wall, and he is scared to go back into that "crowded elevator" of chaotic nervousness.
    April 1, 2021
    Natalie, Age 15
  • Matt from Dallas, TxIt's on When Incubus Attacks vol. 1
see more comments

Editor's Picks

JJ Burnel of The Stranglers

JJ Burnel of The StranglersSongwriter Interviews

JJ talks about The Stranglers' signature sound - keyboard and bass - which isn't your typical strain of punk rock.

Jello Biafra

Jello BiafraSongwriter Interviews

The former Dead Kennedys frontman on the past, present and future of the band, what music makes us "pliant and stupid," and what he learned from Alice Cooper.

Zakk Wylde

Zakk WyldeSongwriter Interviews

When he was playing Ozzfest with Black Label Society, a kid told Zakk he was the best Ozzy guitarist - Zakk had to correct him.

Jackie DeShannon - "Put a Little Love in Your Heart"

Jackie DeShannon - "Put a Little Love in Your Heart"They're Playing My Song

It wasn't her biggest hit as a songwriter (that would be "Bette Davis Eyes"), but "Put a Little Love in Your Heart" had a family connection for Jackie.

The Evolution of "Ophelia"

The Evolution of "Ophelia"Song Writing

How four songs portray Shakespeare's character Ophelia.

Randy Newman

Randy NewmanSongwriting Legends In Their Own Words

Newman makes it look easy these days, but in this 1974 interview, he reveals the paranoia and pressures that made him yearn for his old 9-5 job.