Matchbox Twenty – Disease

What Is It?

The song Disease by the American rock band Matchbox Twenty from their music album More Than You Think You Are:

Matchbox Twenty – Disease (Official Video)
Matchbox 20 – Disease (Live – 28/6/2003)

Here is how Wikipedia describes this song:

“Disease” is the first single released from American rock band Matchbox Twenty‘s third album, More Than You Think You Are.

The track was co-written by Matchbox Twenty lead singer Rob Thomas and Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger.

Released on September 30, 2002, the song peaked at number 29 on the US Billboard Hot 100.

“Disease” was one of two songs written by Thomas and presented to Jagger while he was producing his solo album Goddess in the Doorway, alongside “Visions of Paradise“.

Jagger returned “Disease” to Thomas, saying, “It sounds like you. It’s your song.”[1]

Here is how YouTube describes this song:

Provided to YouTube by Emblem / Atlantic

Disease · Matchbox Twenty

The Matchbox Twenty Collection

℗ 2002 Atlantic Recording Corporation for the United States and WEA International Inc. for the world outside the United States.

Violin: Barry Finclair
Assistant Engineer: Bill Synan
Bass Guitar: Brian Yale
Strings Concertmaster: Carol Webb
Violin: Carol Webb
Assistant Engineer: Chris Testa
Guitar Technician: Craig Poole
Viola: Crystal Garner
Violin: Donna Tecco
Violin: Enrico Dicecco
Mixing Engineer: Greg Collins
Recording Engineer: Greg Collins
Violin: Jan Mullen
Mixing Engineer: Jim Scott
Assistant Engineer: Jon Belec
Violin: Jonathan Dinklage
Background Vocals: Lydia Mann-Jaime
Additional Engineer: Mark Dodson
Pro-tools Engineer: Mark Dodson
Editing Engineer: Mark Dodson
Performance: Matchbox Twenty
Producer: Matt Serletic
Violin: Maura Giannini
Additional Engineer: Pat Woodward
Assistant Engineer: Pat Woodward
Drums, Percussion: Paul Doucette
Violin: Ricky Sortomme
Lead Vocals: Rob Thomas
Viola: Sarah Adams
Assistant Engineer: Sebastian Nicolet
Mastering Engineer: Stephen Marcussen
Mastering Engineer: Stewart Whitmore
Viola: Sue Pray
Drum Technician: Tony Adams
Background Vocals: Vaneese Thomas
Viola: Vincent Lionti
Writer: Mick Jagger
Writer: Rob Thomas

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My Thoughts

I got this song years ago, but it stood out recently when I was listening to music after jogging.

I was washing my face trying to cooldown while this song was playing, and it somehow just worked at that moment.

The end,

  • John Jr

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