Counting Crows originated in Berkeley, California, and gained popularity in 1994 following the release of its debut album 'August and Everything After,' which featured the hit single 'Mr. Jones.' The band's influences include Van Morrison, R.E.M., Nirvana, Bob Dylan, and The Band. They received a 2004 Academy Award nomination for the song 'Accidentally in Love.' Fronted by Adam Duritz, they wow audiences with their energetic, passionate live shows, frequently improvising on stage, adding new twists to familiar songs.
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