On June 13, 1995, Pennywise released their third studio album, About Time. This album did not do well on charts, as it only reached 96 on the Billboard 200, and 55 in Australia. While that may be the case, this actually features several fan favorites that they do play live. Those songs include "Peaceful Day", "Every Single Day", "Perfect People" and "Same Old Story."
This is also the final album to feature the now late Jason Thirsk on bass, as he sadly committed suicide the following year.
We could find find any singles for this album, so we went into this completely blind. The album starts off with "Peaceful Day", which actually is a bit of a misnomer. The title leads you to believe it was about a relaxing day, but its actually about life and questioning how you're going to make it through. You find yourself asking all of the "how's" and "Whys" and honestly because this song does just that, its definitely something most people can relate to. We don't always know how we got through the day, but yet, we somehow do make it through.
Another track I would like to highlight is "Try." All you have to do is try in life, and you only get today once. Tomorrow is its own thing, so you're never going to get that again. The song says it best, "Try, don't choose to walk away. There's a part within your soul , it just takes time to find it. When you try take time and seize the day. 'Cause after today's gone, you'll never have the chance again. So try."
It also says the sweetest thing later on in the song, "I'm just hoping someday soon all the unhappy people find solace in sound." Hope the music soothes you!
Its a beautiful album, so I can definitely see why it holds so many tracks that fans love to hear live. Speaking of live, we will hopefully be seeing them at day 2 of Fort Rock 2016! If we do manage to catch their performance, there will be pictures going up on our Facebook page soon afterward!
If you can't make it to Fort Rock, don't fret! They're also performing at Welcome To Rockville, Carolina Rebellion and Rock On The Range!
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