No Rain" became Blind Melon's breakthrough single. In 1990, lead singer Shannon Hoon moved from Indiana to Los Angeles, California. Soon he met guitarist Rogers Stevens and bassist Brad Smith, Mississippi natives who had come to Los Angeles a year earlier. They began playing together and then recruited a second guitarist, Christopher Thorn.
No Rain" is a song by American rock band Blind Melon. It was released in 1993 as the second single from the band's debut album Blind Melon. The song is well known for its accompanying music video, which features the "Bee Girl" character. The music video, directed by Samuel Bayer, received heavy airplay on MTV at the time of its release. It subsequently helped propel Blind Melon to a multi-platinum level.
This song became Blind Melon's breakthrough single. 'No Rain' came from when I first moved to California and I was playing songs on Venice Beach for change. I was having to come up with the material during the week after my construction job, and then I would get my guitar and go down to the beach and open up a guitar case. I'd play on the Venice Beach boardwalk for change, for enough money to pay for parking and chicken teriyaki.
Blind Melon bass player Brad Smith wrote this song before he formed the band. He had moved from Mississippi to Los Angeles, where he fell into a funk. Brad told Songfacts: "The song is about not being able to get out of bed and find excuses to face the day when you have really, in a way, nothing. Derrick from Spring, TxThe album version of this song is, in fact, far from their usual material. This, in my opinion, is one of the best Blind Melon songs ever recorded
Band: Blind Melon Song: No Rain Album: Blind Melon Tuning: Standard. Well I've had a look at the two other No Rain (well, one was 'No Rains') tabs on this site, and neither really resemble the way I play it. When I first wanted to learn to play it I looked at many tabs for it over the web, but not many seemed right. I think this is more a bunch of them mixed together than my own work.
Lyrics to "No Rain" song by Blind Melon: All I can say Is that my life is pretty plain I like watchin' the puddles gather rain And all I ca. .
In 1993 the song in the charts was No Rain by Blind Melon. No Rain by Blind Melon. 52. ▼ Select Rank Below 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 #.
Official video of Blind Melon performing No Rain from the album Blind Melon.
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- Manufactured By – Capitol Records, Inc.
- Mastered At – Capitol Mastering
- Pressed By – Specialty Records Corporation
- Lacquer Cut By – Wally*
- Written-By – Blind Melon
NotesFOR JUKEBOXES ONLY!
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- Matrix / Runout (Runout Side A): [Stamped SRC Logo] [Handwritten] S7-17590-A F-1 Wally [Stamped] MASTERED BY CAPITOL
- Matrix / Runout (Runout Side B): [Handwritten] S7-17590-B F-1 [Stamped SRC Logo] [Handrwitten] Wally [Stamped] MASTERED BY CAPITOL
|CLS 699, 7243 8 81024 0 7, 8810240||Blind Melon||No Rain (7", Ltd, Yel)||Capitol Records, Capitol Records, Capitol Records||CLS 699, 7243 8 81024 0 7, 8810240||UK||1993|
|NORAIN||Blind Melon||No Rain (7", Promo)||Dyna EMI||NORAIN||Philippines||1993|
|12CLDJ 699||Blind Melon||No Rain (12", Promo)||Capitol Records||12CLDJ 699||UK||1993|
|DPRO-79693||Blind Melon||No Rain (CD, Single, Promo)||Capitol Records||DPRO-79693||UK & US||1993|
|12CLPD 699||Blind Melon||No Rain (12", Single, Ltd, Pic)||Capitol Records||12CLPD 699||UK||1993|