Jim Adkins Talks New Jimmy Eat World Album

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  1. Melody Bot

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    Jim Adkins of Jimmy Eat World talked with Rocksound about the band’s upcoming album:

    For me, what I felt was something interesting to explore was how every moment of your existence you have a choice between continuing what you’re doing, and doing something different. There is always resistance in doing something new. If you feel anxiety or depression or general dissatisfaction in whatever your personal condition is like, it’s really strange that there’s still resistance to deviating from that. To explore that, you really have to come to a present choice – that’s the difference between existing and truly living. Like I say in the song, ‘You can survive but not exactly live’. It’s like anything would be better than what I’m doing right now, but I’m too afraid to change it. It’s not a natural response for us to change

  2. Bayside 182

    Wolverine Supporter

    Cool read. After hearing the first single I'm highly anticipating this album more so than their previous couple. If the other tracks have a similar vibe, this album will be fantastic, like an early 2000s Jimmy album.
  3. Phil507

    Regular Prestigious

    I read somewhere that Jim got sober at some point. Never realized that was an issue with him but glad he's healthy.
  4. joey-wan kenobi

    Happiness is a warm gun mama

    Oh cool. They wrote a song to exist at the same time as my mid 30s crisis. Fantastic.
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  5. Eml182


    Sounds like a whole album about it. May Jimmy guide the way...
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  6. elphshelf

    I'm not living, I'm just killing time

    The way he phrased it made it sound like it was proactive rather than due to alcoholism, but he didn’t go into detail.
  7. AlwaysEvolving21

    TJ Dohner Supporter

    Oof. That line in the song hits me hard.
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