Crazy Times

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"Crazy Times"
Jarsofclay crazytimessingle.jpg
Single by Jars of Clay
from the album Much Afraid
Released 1997
Format CD
Recorded 1997
Genre Rock
Length 3:34
Label Essential Records
Writer(s) Dan Haseltine
Stephen Mason
Mark Hudson
Greg Wells
Producer(s) Stephen Lipson
Jars of Clay singles chronology
"Worlds Apart"
(1996)
"Crazy Times"
(1997)
"Five Candles (You Were There)"
(1997)
Alternative covers
US Maxi-Single

"Crazy Times" is a song recorded and performed by Jars of Clay. The song was a writing collaboration between the band members Dan Haseltine and Stephen Mason with songwriters Mark Hudson and Greg Wells. It was the first single from their second studio album, Much Afraid. The single fared well in the mainstream, peaking at No. 38 on the Billboard Modern Rock Tracks chart. The demo version of the song can be found on the album The White Elephant Sessions, while a live version of the song is included on the 2003 double album, Furthermore: From the Studio, From the Stage. This song also appears on the WOW 1999 compilation album.

Track listing[edit]

US radio promo[edit]

  1. "Crazy Times" (Album Version) - 3:34 (Dan Haseltine, Stephen Mason, Mark Hudson, & Greg Wells)

UK commercial single[edit]

  1. "Crazy Times" - 3:34 (Dan Haseltine, Stephen Mason, Mark Hudson, & Greg Wells)
  2. "The Chair" - 5:21 (Charlie Lowell, Dan Haseltine, Matt Odmark, & Stephen Mason)
  3. "Weighed Down" - 3:39 (Charlie Lowell, Dan Haseltine, Matt Odmark, & Stephen Mason)

US maxi-single[edit]

  1. "Crazy Times" - 3:37 (Dan Haseltine, Stephen Mason, Mark Hudson, & Greg Wells)
  2. "The Chair" - 5:21 (Charlie Lowell, Dan Haseltine, Matt Odmark, & Stephen Mason)
  3. "Frail" (from the original demo) - 4:05 (Charlie Lowell, Dan Haseltine, Matt Bronleewe, & Stephen Mason)
  4. "Sleepers" - 1:51 (Charlie Lowell, Dan Haseltine, Matt Odmark, & Stephen Mason)

Performance credits[edit]

Technical credits[edit]

  • Stephen Lipson - producer
  • Robert Beeson - executive producer
  • Heff Moraes - engineering, mixing
  • Chuck Linder - recording
  • Mike Griffith - engineering
  • Adam Hatley - engineering assistant
  • Stephen Marcussen - mastering
  • Don C. Tyler - digital editing

Charts[edit]

External links[edit]