Birth Place: San Jose, California, United States
Years Active: 1994-present
Genres: Alternative Rock, Pop Rock, Ska Punk, Surf Rock
Smash Mouth is an American rock band from San Jose, California. The band was formed in 1994, and was originally composed of Steve Harwell, Greg Camp, Paul De Lisle and Kevin Coleman as lead vocals, guitar, bass and drums respectively. The band's first publicity came when a demo of the song “Nervous in the Alley” was played by a San José radio station, KOME. Soon after, Interscope Records signed the band after a show, and the group's debut album, “Fush Yu Mang,” was released in 1997. Also upon signing to Interscope Records, the band changed their name from Smashmouth to Smash Mouth. The album's track, “Walkin' on the Sun” was the band's first major single and it reached #2 on th...