FROM THE ARCHIVE: As an activity that takes up a large proportion of our time, getting a job that doesn’t send you over the brink of insanity is probably a good thing. But given that most people tend to have several occupations over the course of their lives, you’re almost assured to have to endure at least one or two tough jobs.

For Jesse Carmichael, Mickey Madden, Matt Flynn, James Valentine, and Adam Levine, the debut of their 2002 breakthrough album, Songs About Jane, catapulted them to fame. Now, with the release of their album, It Won’t Be Soon Before Long, the boys of Maroon 5 have reaffirmed their place in the spotlight.