Smack Smash

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Smack Smash
Studio album by Beatsteaks
Released March 29, 2004 (2004-03-29)
Recorded Berlin, Germany
Genre Punk rock
Alternative rock
Length 31:58
Label Epitaph Records
WEA
Producer Moses Schneider
Beatsteaks chronology
Living Targets
(2002)
Smack Smash
(2004)
.limbo messiah
(2007)
Singles from Smack Smash
  1. "Hand in Hand"
    Released: 15 March 2004
  2. "I Don't Care as Long as You Sing"
    Released: 14 June 2004
  3. "Hello Joe"
    Released: 11 October 2004
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Smack Smash is the fourth album from German band, Beatsteaks. It was released in March, 2004 on Epitaph Records as was previous album, Living Targets, in 2002. It aided the band's breakthrough into the mainstream and was simultaneously released on WEA. The first two singles, "Hand in Hand" and "I Don't Care as Long as You Sing" became major hits on German MTV and the album nearly broke into the German top ten. The increased exposure allowed the band to play concerts in other European countries. It shipped 100,000 copies in Germany, going gold only for the album to go platinum in 2008 for shipping 200,000 copies in total since its release.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Big Attack" – 2:24
  2. "Vision" – 2:49
  3. "Ain't Complaining" – 2:48
  4. "Hello Joe" – 3:29
  5. "Hand In Hand" – 2:41
  6. "Monster" – 2:02
  7. "Everything" – 3:09
  8. "I Don't Care As Long As You Sing" – 3:35
  9. "Atomic Love" – 2:33
  10. "Loyal To None" – 1:28
  11. "What's Coming Over You" – 3:15
  12. "My Revelation" – 1:45

Credits[edit]

  • Arnim Teutoburg-Weiß – vocals, guitar
  • Peter Baumann – guitar
  • Bernd Kurtzke – guitar
  • Torsten Scholz – bass
  • Thomas Götz – drums

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