SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Smash Mouth, the band that gave you crazy memorable hits like "All Star," "Walkin' On The Sun," "Then the Morning Comes" and "I'm A Believer" among many others, are gearing up for the release of their first Christmas album, "THE GIFT OF ROCK." Produced by Greg Camp and Michael Urbano, the album's ten tracks capture a raucous holiday spirit while showcasing the quintessential Smash Mouth party sound. "THE GIFT OF ROCK" includes brilliant interpretations of holiday standards old and new and features Steve Harwell (vocals), Paul Delisle (Bass), Greg Camp (guitar) and Michael Urbano (drums and percussion). The showcase single impacting AC radio is "The Christmas Song." The album caps a stellar year which saw the band return with their 429 Records pop/rock debut "Magic" which featured the AC hit title track. In addition, the band is promoting the release of their first cookbook "Recipes From The Road" which is available November 26th. "THE GIFT OF ROCK" is available everywhere on 429 Records October 30th.
Smash Mouth, a band with the reputation for being the "sound of summer" now inhabit their niche as the energetic "sound of the holidays" with the release of "THE GIFT OF ROCK." Future classics include their take on The Pretenders' "2000 Miles" and The Kinks' "Father Christmas." From their debut in 1997 when the smash hit "Walkin' On The Sun" (played by KROQ before any label deal) powered their album "Fush Yu Mang" to double platinum sales, the band has scored hit after hit worldwide.
"THE GIFT OF ROCK" Track Listing:
- Father Christmas
- Don't Believe In Christmas
- Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)
- Zat You, Santa Claus?
- The Christmas Song
- Snoopy's Christmas
- Christmas Ain't Christmas
- Come On Christmas, Christmas Come On
- Merry Christmas (I Don't Want To Fight Tonight)
- 2000 Miles
To preorder "THE GIFT OF ROCK" on Amazon visit: http://www.amazon.com/The-Gift-Rock-Smash-Mouth/dp/B009B1ENCK/ref=ntt_mus_dp_dpp_6
For more info, visit: www.429records.com
429 Records is a unit of The Savoy Label Group (SLG). SLG is the North American based division of Nippon Columbia the oldest music company in Japan. The Savoy Label Group has evolved into a Grammy Award winning and chart topping independent music company consistently outperforming competitors in key music categories as monitored by Billboard Magazine. The Savoy Label Group is led by Steve Vining and is based in Los Angeles, CA.
SOURCE 429 Records