PICS: Counting Crows at Mattress Firm Amphitheatre

On Friday, July 28, Counting Crows made a stop 'round here on their A Brief History of Everything tour with Matchbox Twenty.

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Counting Crows first rose to prominence in the early '90s with the release of their debut album, "August and Everything After."
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The band became notable for frontman Adam Duritz's poetic songwriting and raw delivery.
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The band name comes from a British divination nursery rhyme about the superstitious counting of, well, crows.
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Formed in San Francisco in 1991, Counting Crows would go on to release seven studio albums.
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They have sold more than 20 million albums in their tenure.
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And while they have yet to win a Grammy, they have been nominated for an Academy Award.
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In 2004, their song "Accidentally in Love" from the "Shrek 2" soundtrack was up for the Oscar.
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Currently, the band is on tour with fellow '90s superstars, Matchbox Twenty.
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As such, their tour is appropriately titled "A Brief History of Everything."
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The co-headlining tour kicked off in Washington and will make its way across the country until early October.
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Too bad it can't go on longer.
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