Artist Name: Smash Mouth

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Smash MouthSmash Mouth is an alternative rock band from San Jose, California, United States that formed in 1994, the band comprises Steve Harwell (lead vocalist), Greg Camp (guitarist/songwriter), Paul De Lisle (bassist), and new drummer since early 2006, Jason Sutter (replacing Michael Urbano, who left due to creative differences). Their hit songs include "Walkin' on the Sun" (1997) and "All Star" (1999).

Focused at times playing "neo-ska" music, the band has adopted retro styles spanning several decades of popular music, as well as performing covers of popular songs such as The Monkees' "I'm a Believer" and War's "Why Can't We Be Friends" as well as cult favorites such as ? and the Mysterians' "Can't Get Enough of You Baby" (though their version owes more to The Colourfield's interpretation; in fact, the band at first believed it was a Colourfield original). Smash Mouth's first album Fush Yu Mang came out in June 1997. This album could be said to be "neo ska". Its top position in the charts was #19 (on Billboard). The promo for this album said that "While the twelve songs on Fush Yu Mang sound like they belong side by side, each has it's own feeling like the very '60's "Walkin' On The Sun," the surf 'n' turf of "Nervous In the Alley," the Buzzcocks like "Pet Names," the Mafia rock of "Padrino," and the fret rock of "Let's Rock"." Smash Mouth's second album Astro Lounge was released two years later, in June 1999. It is the band's most critically and commercially successful album to date. It reached #6 on the Billboard charts and it featured the massive hit All Star.

Smash Mouth released their third album Smash Mouth (Self-Titled) in November 2001. It has been said that this is the band's most experimental album to date. It reached #48 on Billboard charts. Smash Mouth's fourth album Get the Picture?, released in August 2003, wasn't as well-received by fans or the critics as previous albums (it only reached #100 on the Billboard charts). Smash Mouth released a Christmas cover album in November 2005 (The Gift of Rock). Their newest album is called Summer Girl, and, after being delayed for over a year, was released on September 19th, 2006. Smash Mouth's music was used in the film "Shrek" and they starred on-screen as themselves in the turbulent finale of the all-star-comedy "Rat Race", while performing "All Star" on stage during the showdown.

Top Track of Atist: Smash Mouth

All Star - Smash Mouth

All Star

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Walkin' On The Sun - Smash Mouth

Walkin' On The Sun

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I'm a Believer - Smash Mouth

I'm a Believer

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Waste - Smash Mouth

Waste

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Walking On The Sun - Smash Mouth

Walking On The Sun

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Pacific Coast Party - Smash Mouth

Pacific Coast Party

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Diggin' Your Scene - Smash Mouth

Diggin' Your Scene

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Flo - Smash Mouth

Flo

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Beer Goggles - Smash Mouth

Beer Goggles

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Stoned - Smash Mouth

Stoned

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Holiday In My Head - Smash Mouth

Holiday In My Head

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Satellite - Smash Mouth

Satellite

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Road Man - Smash Mouth

Road Man

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Come On Come On - Smash Mouth

Come On Come On

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I Just Wanna See - Smash Mouth

I Just Wanna See

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Who's There - Smash Mouth

Who's There

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Radio - Smash Mouth

Radio

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Defeat You - Smash Mouth

Defeat You

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Fallen Horses - Smash Mouth

Fallen Horses

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Home - Smash Mouth

Home

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Come On, Come On - Smash Mouth

Come On, Come On

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Hang On - Smash Mouth

Hang On

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Let's Rock - Smash Mouth

Let's Rock

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Padrino - Smash Mouth

Padrino

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The Fonz - Smash Mouth

The Fonz

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Pet Names - Smash Mouth

Pet Names

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Heave-Ho - Smash Mouth

Heave-Ho

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Push - Smash Mouth

Push

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Better Do It Right - Smash Mouth

Better Do It Right

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Your Man - Smash Mouth

Your Man

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Sister Psychic - Smash Mouth

Sister Psychic

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She Turns Me On - Smash Mouth

She Turns Me On

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Shoes 'N' Hats - Smash Mouth

Shoes 'N' Hats

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Force Field - Smash Mouth

Force Field

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The In Set - Smash Mouth

The In Set

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Out Of Sight - Smash Mouth

Out Of Sight

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Hold You High - Smash Mouth

Hold You High

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Everyday Superhero - Smash Mouth

Everyday Superhero

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Disenchanted - Smash Mouth

Disenchanted

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Ain't No Mystery - Smash Mouth

Ain't No Mystery

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Hot - Smash Mouth

Hot

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