Deep Cuts: The Story of the Gin Blossoms’ Doug Hopkins

Deep Cuts: The Story of the Gin Blossoms’ Doug Hopkins

One of the most underrated bands of the ‘90s is back on tour with their first LP in eight years. Here’s my reassessment of their legacy, built on the solid foundation of some of their biggest hits written by co-founder/guitarist Doug Hopkins.

Doug Hopkins, who suffered from depression and sadly took his own life after being kicked out of the band for alcohol issues—just as this song and "Hey Jealousy" were hitting the top of the charts.