Jack’s Throwback Video Of The Day: The Breeders

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(Photo courtesy of last.fm)

(Photo courtesy of last.fm)

Today’s Throwback Video of the Day is “Cannonball” from [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]The Breeders[/lastfm]!!

It reminds us of when we used to yell “Cannonball!!” before jumping into the kiddie pool…

Originally a side project for [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Pixies[/lastfm] bassist Kim Deal, The Breeders found critical and commercial success in 1993 with their second album, Last Splash.  It sold over a million copies and landed at No. 33 on the Billboard 200 chart.

The lead single, “Cannonball,” was a Top 5 Modern Rock hit.  The music video was directed by Spike Jonze and [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Sonic Youth[/lastfm]‘s Kim Gordon, and VH1 placed it at No. 83 on their list of the 100 Greatest Songs of the ’90s.

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