She was extra candid (thanks in part to a double espresso), but also a little cautious.
“Protect me from myself,” she joked after letting out a few barbed comments that shall remain off the record.
) is an American musician best known as the lead singer, songwriter, and guitarist for Third Eye Blind.
Under Jenkins's leadership, Third Eye Blind has sold over 12 million copies worldwide of five albums: Third Eye Blind (1997), Blue (1999), Out of the Vein (2003), Ursa Major (2009), and Dopamine (2015). He recalls banging out original works at the age of five, pulling out pots and pans on the floor of his kitchen at home in northern California. During high school, he performed with Fast Forward, consisting of Jenkins on drums with Nick Dement (guitar), Ben Austin (bass), and Greg Magel (guitar).
Perhaps there's a sexist social disease at work that creates young girls starved for attention and willing to self-destruct in revolt once they get it, but it's more likely that they just lack good manners, a solid foundation, and common sense.
Carlton managed to keep her four-year relationship with Third Eye Blind frontman Stephan Jenkins off the sleazy pages of , and according to “Nolita Fairytale,” apparently the trick is keeping a rent-controlled apartment just north of Little Italy as opposed to a Hollywood mansion, and hanging out at Ruby's, a cozy downtown Manhattan café, rather than fashion week.
The album, to be released next month by Elektra, is "raw and lovely," he says, and marks a "a new period for the band." The songs are not "decorative" and not suitable for background music, he adds. I'm really proud of it." Jenkins, who has been called everything from an egotist to a canny careerist, is Third Eye Blind: its creativity, charisma, sex-appeal, vision, ambition, CEO. You know your limitations.” The now-35-year-old Carlton, who married Deer Tick frontman John Mc Cauley in 2013 and gave birth to her first daughter earlier this year, is referring to a much different time in her career — one most associated with her first and easily best-known 2002 single, the early-aughts pop sensation “A Thousand Miles.” “In hindsight, I think I would have done it all very, very differently,” she continues. And I think I was signed too early.” Carlton’s publicist has warned against asking too many questions about “A Thousand Miles,” and such a conversational embargo is understandable — the four-and-a-half-minute Top 40 smash casts such a long shadow over its creator.5 on the Billboard Hot 100 for three weeks in 2002 and stayed on the chart for another 39; its accompanying album, , debuted in the U. top five with first-week sales of over 101,000 copies.His contradictions are feeling comfy, like a pair of worn Dr. He's moved from Pacific Heights into a North Beach flat, which he shares with his 9-year-old pit bull, Koby, and his 22-year-old girlfriend, singer Vanessa Carlton, who friends say has been good for him."I've been in self-imposed exile for the last two years," says Jenkins, 38, sitting in a South Park cafe earlier this month, drinking coffee and eating a croque monsieur.