Tobias Jesso Jr. has the kind of backstory you used to see on Behind the Music. After trying to make it in L.A. (Jesso is from Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada) for years as a bassist and songwriter, Jesso had one of those weeks.
He was hit by a car while riding his bike, and then a homeless person made off with his bike. Later that week, he and his girlfriend broke up. Then his dad sent him a Facebook message, asking him to call home. When Jesso called, he learned his mother had cancer.