List of the top Smash Mouth songs, as voted on by fans like you. This poll includes all Smash Mouth hits, but true fans know there are other great songs to vote on besides the singles. Music videos and audio videos are included next to each track name, so if you haven't heard a song you can listen to it right here on this page. Is one of your favorite Smash Mouth songs missing from this poll? Add it to the list so it has a chance to rise to the top. Vote on the best songs by other artists as well, like Sugar Ray and Blues Traveler. Examples include All Star and Walkin' on the Sun. If the order of this list bothers you, then set the world on fire by creating your own version and re-ranking it.
4. Why Can’t We Be Friends
Freedom of Speech. For almost everyone who heard Smash Mouth, this was their defining song. Shrek would give the song a second life in , and YouTube would launch it back into popular culture nearly a decade later. Steve Harwell lead vocalist : We came off Fush Yu Mang , and we had all that success with that record. Then we were held to a higher standard. I knew the label wanted the next big thing.
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The band adopted retro styles covering several decades of popular music. Smash Mouth was then formed in by Harwell, who had formerly played in a rap group called F. Freedom of Speech. Coleman, who was Harwell's manager, knew guitarist Greg Camp and bassist Paul De Lisle , who had both played in a local punk band, and introduced the three musicians to each other.