"Blade" is the ninth track on Third Eye Blind's fifth album, Dopamine
The edgy song is reminiscent of "Sharp Knife
" from their 2009 release, Ursa Major
. In his Songfacts interview
, lead singer Stephan Jenkins, explained: "I've always had a reoccurring image in my head - and in dreams - of cutting through from tension or whatever my nightmare is about and just trying to get through that nightmare. I was always trying to cut through it."