Today in History: Hootie & The Blowfish release “Cracked Rear View”
On July 5, 1994, Hootie & the Blowfish released their debut album “Cracked Rear View.” The album quickly became the highest-selling album in 1995 with over 10.5 million units sold, garnering the group national critical acclaim.
The album reached #1 on The Billboard 200 and also took the #1 spot in Canada and New Zealand.
“Cracked Rear View” continues to be Hootie & The Blowfish’s most successful album. The record has gone 16x Platinum since the 1994 release. The album also became the best-selling album in the history of Atlantic Records.
The song “Let Her Cry” won a Grammy Award for Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals.
Take the album for a spin here:
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