"Glycerine" is a song by English band Bush. It was released on 14 November 1995 as Sixteen Stone. Gavin Rossdale wrote the song about model Jasmine Lewis, he wrote it in his London flat, feeling that there was an ancient, mystical element to the song as it was coming together. He told Entertainment Weekly in 2017. Something about it was bigger than anything we were doing."The song is in the key of F major. The chord progression is F maj – C maj – D min – B♭ maj throughout the verse with various ornamental embellishments diatonic to the key of F major, including the bridge which cycles between the I, V, IV, V chord in F Major; the refrain towards the end hangs on the vi – IV before returning to the recurring progression for the last verse. The single includes a unreleased B-side, "Solomon's Bones", recorded on 7 November 1995 at River Studios and engineered by Joel Monger; the music video for "Glycerine" was notable for being shot in a short time period when the band was on tour in the United States.
The video was shot so because the band's visas had expired. Though simple and unadorned, the video was acclaimed and won several awards, including the MTV Video Music Award - Viewer's Choice as well nominated for Best Alternative Video at the 1996 MTV Video Music Awards; the music video was directed by Kevin Kerslake and shot in Atlanta, Georgia on 2 October 1995. "Glycerine" "Solomon's Bones" "Alien" Following the album's third single, "Comedown", "Glycerine" shared equal success. Like "Comedown", it reached number one on the Modern Rock Tracks chart for two weeks, in December 1995, it is the band's biggest pop hit to date, peaking at number 28 on the Billboard Hot 100 on 24 February 1996. The song won the Viewer's Choice Award at the 1996 MTV Music Video Awards; the song was voted number 5 on the Australian annual music poll Triple J Hottest 100 in 1996. Bush performed a new version of "Glycerine" at KROQ Almost Acoustic Christmas on 8 December 2012, which featured a surprise appearance from American singer and songwriter, Gavin Rossdale's then-wife Gwen Stefani.
The single was never released on an album, as both Stefani and Bush were not working on any new material. After its release, the live version received moderate success in the United States. On the Billboard Alternative Digital Singles chart, "Glycerine" peaked at number 16, whereas on the Billboard Rock Digital Singles, it peaked at number 22. "Glycerine" Official music video on YouTube Lyrics of this song at MetroLyrics
The 1999 Motor City Bowl was a National Collegiate Athletic Association bowl game in which the #11 Marshall Thundering Herd of the MAC defeated the BYU Cougars of the Mountain West Conference 21–3. It was played on December 1999, at the Pontiac Silverdome in Pontiac, Michigan. BYU started the season with a win over Washington at home, 35-28, they were thrust into the AP poll at #25 soon after, they responded with a win over conference opponent #23 Colorado State, which rose them to #17. But a 45-40 loss to Virginia at home dropped them out of the polls. A six game winning streak made them rise back, reaching #15 before a game with Wyoming; the Cougars were beaten 31-17, a loss the following week to Utah made them fall out of the AP poll for good, though they were still ranked in the Coaches Poll. In the first season of the Mountain West Conference, the Cougars finished as co-champions with Colorado State and Utah. Marshall was in the third year of play in Division I-A, they ran the table by winning all of their games for the second time in three years.
They began the season rose to # 21 before their matchup with Temple. They rose to #15 by the sixth win, rose to #11 in the AP Polls before their match-up with Western Michigan in the MAC Championship Game. Marshall came back from a 20-0 halftime deficit to win 34-30, their fourth straight conference title. With the win, the Thundering Herd had a 49–4 record in four seasons. Marshall's offense was running back Doug Chapman; the game was the third installment of the Motor City Bowl, matching the Mountain West Conference against the Mid-American Conference for the first time in its history. BYU - Owen Pochman 28 yard field goal Marshall - Doug Chapman 30 yard touchdown pass from Chad Pennington Marshall - Chapman 87 yard touchdown run Marshall - Chapman 1 yard touchdown run For Marshall, Chad Pennington went 17-of-28 for 207 yards and 1 touchdown and interception. Doug Chapman rushed for 133 yards on 14 carries for two touchdowns while catching 4 passes for 40 yards and a touchdown. For BYU, neither of their three quarterbacks were effective.
Kevin Feterik had the most yards with his 6-of-11 performance for 125 yards. However, he left the game midway through the third quarter; the other two quarterbacks combined for 10-of-18 for 2 interceptions and 95 yards. The three quarterbacks had -44 rushing yards on 14 carries, while the rest of the runners had just 28 yards; this was Marshall's 50th win in four years. Marshall finished #10 in the final AP Polls, their highest finish. Though the Thundering Herd lost five games the following year, they managed to win the MAC once again and qualify for another Motor City Bowl, which they won. BYU won their next Mountain West Conference title in 2001, which gave them the right to play in the Liberty Bowl, they did not win a bowl game until 2006