Stephan Jenkins - Quotes

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You make kingdoms and castles on your own.

You make kingdoms and castles on your own.

I carry groceries home on the tank of my motorcycle. ---->>>

What we value about music and literature are the moments that they create in our minds when we encounter them. ---->>>

I like people who have a pulse and aren't afraid to show it. ---->>>

I try to be the fixer of situations and I gravitate to people who are institutional misfits. ---->>>

It's important to face down your demons. ---->>>

My music is so often like a lullaby I write to myself to make sense of things I can't tie together, or things I've lost, or things I'll never have. ---->>>

I don't really believe in palm readers and crystal balls and tarot cards, but I respond to the need for them. ---->>>

I've always identified with the misfits. ---->>>

So I like that sound, but I am not interested in being retro. ---->>>

That's what drew me to rock music in the first place - that sense of remaking the world on your own terms. ---->>>

Am I a rock star? Yeah, I guess. ---->>>

But I'm not worried about seeking out the approval of others - that high school thing of joining the club. ---->>>

I have my share of insecurities, hopes and fears. ---->>>

There's usually a rhythm and a melody in my head, and that creates an emotional state. ---->>>

A lot of people say I wouldn't have a down day, but you look at the music and there's real melancholy. ---->>>

I think if it's not monumental, there's no point. ---->>>

It was a hard time for me to have a pure moment, to be present, to be here. ---->>>

I don't think DIY is something that necessarily comes to mind when people hear Third Eye Blind, but that is completely how we've been from the beginning. ---->>>

Sex is funny and love is serious.

Sex is funny and love is serious.

My music is my way to rearrange the world according to my own hopes. ---->>>

I find pleasure in things that are simple. ---->>>

I was not someone who participated in other people's castles. ---->>>

I've spent several years now with my head down. ---->>>

Books stay with me and have shaped me and made huge impacts on my life. ---->>>

But when our first album came out, I didn't think it was going to sell a lot of records. ---->>>

When you're just shagging girls, you can talk about it, but once it gets real, then you don't. ---->>>


Nationality: American
Born: 09-27, 1964
Occupation: Musician

Stephan Douglas Jenkins (born September 27, 1964) 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) (wikipedia)