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Smashmouth

The group formed in San Jose, CA. They were influenced by the Beach Boys and Dick Dale.
They performed the remake of "I'm A Believer" from the 2001 movie Shrek. "I'm A Believer" was actually written by Neil Diamond.
Before they signed a record deal, they got a break when their demo track "Nervous in the Alley" got airplay on San Jose's KOME radio. After releasing their self-recorded debut album Fush Yu Mang, Harwell delivered it to a friend at KROQ radio in Los Angeles. Within hours, KROQ added "Walkin' on the Sun," and the song rocketed to #4 on that night's countdown.
The 1999 Astro Lounge album established the group as a success. The song "All-Star" topped three national radio charts and hit #4 on Billboard's perennial Hot 100.
They're named after Mike Ditka's term for a no mercy style of football: "smash mouth football." Coleman wanted to call the group "Smash Mouth au GoGo," but was vetoed by the rest of the band.
They appeared in the movie Rat Race, where they sung "All Star" towards the end of the movie.

90's Hits

All Star
Walkin' on the Sun

Members of this Group


al8tor

sunset1

NotLuigiTM

soupcan58

clubuser08

foolsgold01

Jeff

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