Over the summer, Katie Toupin shared a TikTok covering “Adam’s Song” by blink-182. The band’s co-founder and bassist, Mark Hoppus, shared the video and it got a lot of attention. Katie had so much fun doing it, she decided to start a gofundme and see if she could fund a full album of blink-182 covers. Quickly, she had about a quarter of the project funded.
I spoke to Katie before she came to Birmingham for Secret Stages, but I had to check back in after she began this project. blink-182 was, after all, my favorite band when I was 16. We talked about how it all happened and what her plans are for the project. You can donate to the gofundme here and you can check out a great selection of merch here.Continue reading