The band best known for their 1990s hit “All Star” has just released their first ever EDM single “Love is a Soldier.” With the help of a producer who goes by the name of DJ Specter, Smash Mouth takes a stab at being a bit more modern.
Truthfully, I can’t take Steve Harwell‘s vocals seriously enough to judge this song fairly. I hear it and immediately think of Shrek thanks to the band being featured excessively in the soundtrack. However, it’s cool that they are trying to update their sound into something more accessible to new fans.
Take a listen here:
It’s quite a change from their “Walkin’ on the Sun” phase.
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