“Last Resort” by Papa Roach was a surprise hit given the song’s raw and vivid portrayal of mental health. The song would express suicidal thoughts and more.
Although lead singer Jacoby Shaddix wrote “Last Resort” about his friends struggle, the song took on new personal relevance for Jacoby. This years later when he was battling his own demons.
VICE recently learnt the full, little known, story behind “Last Resort” and its journey from darkness into light. Watch the full video below.