Steve Harwell, former Smash Mouth lead singer, has passed away at 56. Let’s celebrate his legacy with the 5 best Smash Mouth songs.
The music world mourns the loss of Steve Harwell, the charismatic frontman of the iconic US pop-rock band Smash Mouth, who passed away at the age of 56. Harwell’s manager, Robert Hayes, announced his peaceful departure surrounded by loved ones, leaving behind a legacy of infectious hits and unforgettable performances.
In tribute to the indelible mark Harwell left on the music industry, we take a nostalgic journey through five of the best Smash Mouth songs that have left an enduring imprint on our hearts.
1. All Star (1999):
Undoubtedly Smash Mouth’s most iconic track, All Star became an anthem of a generation. Its catchy melody, uplifting lyrics, and Harwell’s distinctive vocals made it a timeless classic that transcends decades.
2. Walkin’ on the Sun (1997):
This song catapulted Smash Mouth into the mainstream, combining elements of rock and funk with Harwell’s spirited delivery. It remains a testament to the band’s genre-blending prowess.
3. I’m a Believer (2001):
Featured in the hit movie Shrek, this cover of The Monkees’ classic showcased Smash Mouth’s ability to breathe new life into beloved tunes, with Harwell’s voice infusing it with infectious energy.
4. Then the Morning Comes (1999):
An irresistibly upbeat song, Then the Morning Comes radiates positivity. Harwell’s vocals effortlessly soar over the cheerful instrumentals, leaving listeners with an earworm they won’t want to shake.
5. Can’t Get Enough of You Baby (1997):
A revival of The Four Seasons’ hit, this track exemplifies Smash Mouth’s knack for revamping old favorites. Harwell’s charismatic delivery transforms it into a must-hear rendition.
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These five songs represent just a fraction of Smash Mouth’s remarkable discography. Steve Harwell’s voice and stage presence will forever be etched in our memories, reminding us of the joy, energy, and sheer fun he brought to the world of music.