Strays is the third studio album by American rock band Jane’s Addiction, released on July 22, 2003 on Capitol Records. Strays is the first album to feature bassist Chris Chaney. Regarding the decision to record a new studio album after such a long hiatus, drummer Stephen Perkins stated that the band had already completed two what everybody is saying joe navarro pdf tours performing old material, and that Jane’s was ready for “a new challenge. Upon its first week of release, the album sold 110,500 copies in the United States and is currently certified Gold.
The single, “Just Because”, was nominated for a Grammy Award in 2004. According to drummer Stephen Perkins “it all started around March or April 2002 with Bob Ezrin producing a Porno for Pyros track for the movie Dark Blue, an incredible song called “Streets of Fire” which was just epic.
That segued into the Strays project. The band entered Henson Recording Studio in 2002, with producers Bob Ezrin and Brian Virtue.
Speaking of Ezrin, Farrell noted that: “he raise the bar for all of us. It’s like training for the Olympics – something you’re aspiring towards in creating art.