All Star" is a song by American rock group Smash Mouth. It was released on May 4, 1999, as the second single from their album , and is one of the group's most successful songs. The music video (directed by Astro Lounge McG) featured cameos of William H. Macy, Ben Stiller, Hank Azaria, Paul Reubens, Kel Mitchell, Dane Cook, Doug Jones and Janeane Garofalo from the movie , which prominently featured the song. Mystery Men
Reception [ edit ]
"All Star" received generally positive reviews from music critics. The song reached number two on the
Billboard Modern Rock Tracks chart and number four on the [1 ] . Billboard Hot 100 In Canada, it peaked at #2 on the [1 ] singles chart RPM and was featured on the compilation album, [2 ] . Big Shiny Tunes 4
European CD Single [ edit ]
"Walkin' On the Sun"
"Why Can't We Be Friends?"
"Can't Get Enough of You, Baby"
"Walkin' On the Star" (Sun E Delight Remix)
"Walkin' On the Sun"
"Can't Get Enough of You Baby"
"Walkin' on the Sun" (Video)
Personnel [ edit ]
In other media [ edit ]
The song is featured in the 2001 comedy
, where Smash Mouth is hosting a Charity concert. Rat Race In addition to
Mystery Men, it was heavily used in the franchise to promote the series, especially the Shrek first film during the opening credits while introducing the character, Shrek, and Smash Mouth performing the song closes out the film [3 ] Rat Race . The song was also featured in the soundtrack to [3 ] , Digimon: The Movie , Go Tigers! and [3 ] . Inspector Gadget [3 ] The song is featured in TV programs such as
, The Larry Sanders Show , Ally McBeal , ER , Cold Case ("episode "One False Movie") and Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends (episode "Vehicular Manslaughter"). It was also played in the broadcast of the Tom Goes to the Mayor 2002 Oscars. The song is featured in the
music video games for Guitar Hero: On Tour DS, as DLC for on Lips Xbox 360 and the series, Rock Band as performed by Alvin and the Chipmunks Alvin and the Chipmunks, and the North American release of for Donkey Konga 2 GameCube featured it as well. The song is also in the video game . Splashdown
Chart positions [ edit ]
Peak positions [ edit ]
Year-end charts [ edit ]
RPM Singles Chart [14 ] 4
RPM Rock Chart [15 ] 32
Billboard Hot 100 [16 ] 17
References [ edit ]
^ a b c d e f , Billboard Charts for All-Star, retrieved Nov 6, 2009
^ a b "Top Singles - Volume 69, No. 13, July 19, 1999". RPM . Retrieved 2011-02-16.
^ a b c d IMDb, Film credits for Smashmouth
^ " Australian-charts.com – Smash Mouth – All Star". ARIA Top 50 Singles.
^ " Ultratop.be – Smash Mouth – All Star" (in Dutch). Ultratip.
^ "Rock/Alternative - Volume 69, No. 15, August 02 1999". RPM . Retrieved 2011-02-16.
^ " Smash Mouth: All Star" (in Finnish). Musiikkituottajat – IFPI Finland.
^ " Die ganze Musik im Internet: Charts, News, Neuerscheinungen, Tickets, Genres, Genresuche, Genrelexikon, Künstler-Suche, Musik-Suche, Track-Suche, Ticket-Suche – musicline.de" (in German). Media Control Charts. PhonoNet GmbH.
^ "Hit Parade Italia - Indice per Interprete: P". Hit Parade Italia . Retrieved July 6, 2012.
^ " Dutchcharts.nl – Smash Mouth – All Star" (in Dutch). Single Top 100.
^ " Charts.org.nz – Smash Mouth – All Star". Top 40 Singles.
^ " Swedishcharts.com – Smash Mouth – All Star". Singles Top 60.
^ Everyhit.com, UK Top 40 Hit Database, retrieved Nov 6, 2009
^ "Top Singles - Volume 70, No. 8, December 13, 1999". RPM . Retrieved 2011-02-16.
^ "Rock/Alternative - Volume 70, No. 8, December 13, 1999". RPM . Retrieved 2011-02-16.
^ "Billboard Top 100 - 1999" . Retrieved 2010-08-28.
External links [ edit ]