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10 Days Late

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Released  March 2000
Genre  Alternative rock
Label  Elektra
Format  CD
Length  3:05
Writer(s)  Stephan Jenkins Arion Salazar

"10 Days Late" is a song by the American alternative rock band Third Eye Blind. It was released in March 2000 as the third single from the band's 1999 album Blue. It peaked at #21 on the Alternative Songs chart. A music video was shot for the single.



"10 Days Late" was written by band members Stephan Jenkins and Arion Salazar. The song is about a friend of Jenkins who had gotten his girlfriend pregnant at a young age; Jenkins was the baby's godfather.

According to Jenkins: "This [song] is more than just a modern rock hit about menstruation. It's sort of acknowledging how life is going to come along, and your status quo will be interrupted. It's gonna happen."


"10 Days Late" was released as the third single from Third Eye Blind's 1999 album, Blue. It was also included on the band's 2006 compilation album, A Collection.

Chart performance

"10 Days Late" spent 10 weeks on the US Billboard Alternative Songs chart. It peaked at #21 on June 17, 2000.

Music video

The song's music video was directed by Francis Lawrence and was shot in March 2000. It features the band performing the song in a living room.


10 Days Late Wikipedia