Summer Girl

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Summer Girl
Studio album by Smash Mouth
Released September 19, 2006
Genre Surf rock, pop punk, psychedelic rock
Length 31:30
Label Beautiful Bomb
Smash Mouth chronology
All Star: The Smash Hits
(2005)
Summer Girl
(2006)
Magic
(2012)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic (favorable) [1]

Summer Girl is the fifth album by the San Jose, California rock band Smash Mouth released on September 19, 2006 on Beautiful Bomb Records.

The album was released with the promo single "Story Of My Life". The "Story Of My Life" music video was filmed in an episode in Season 6 of the VH1 reality show The Surreal Life.

"So Insane" was featured as the movie Zoom's opening theme. "Everyday Superhero" was used on the soundtrack of The Pacifier and Zoom as well, and it was also used to advertise the CBS sitcom, The King of Queens, when the show entered its final season. It was also heard in an America's Funniest Home Videos blooper compilation.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Greg Camp except where noted.

  1. "The Crawl" – 3:20
  2. "Everyday Superhero" (Camp, Paul Barry) – 3:28
  3. "So Insane" (Camp, Paul De Lisle) – 2:55
  4. "Girl Like You" (Camp, Barry) – 2:22
  5. "Getaway Car" – 2:40
  6. "Story of My Life" (Camp, Barry) – 3:21
  7. "Right Side, Wrong Bed" – 3:13
  8. "Summer Girl" – 2:28
  9. "Hey L.A." – 2:29
  10. "Quality Control" – 3:17
  11. "Beautiful Bomb" – 1:49

Credits[edit]

Smash Mouth[edit]

Additional musicians[edit]

  • Michael Urbano – drums (tracks 1, 2, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10, 11)
  • RV – keyboards (tracks 1, 5)
  • Michael Klooster – keyboards, melodica (track 7)
  • Mark Cervantes – percussion, percussion (track 4)
  • Moushumi Motor Wilson – backing vocals (track 5)
  • Leslie Lala Damage Stevens – backing vocals (track 5)

Production[edit]

  • Michael Urbano – producer (tracks 1, 2, 5, 8, 9, 10, 11)
  • Jeff Saltzman – producer (tracks 1, 5, 8, 9, 10, 11)
  • Greg Camp – producer (tracks 3, 4, 7)
  • Eric Valentine – producer (track 3, 6, 7); lead vocals producer (track 10); drums producer (track 4)
  • Paul De Lisle – producer (track 4)
  • Matthew Gerrard – lead vocals producer (tracks 2, 6)
  • Michael Perfitt – additional production (track 2)
  • Chris Bellman – mastering (at Bernie Grundman Mastering)
  • Kelly Castro – art direction, photography, design

Engineers[edit]

  • Eric Valentine - Producer, Mixing, Engineer
  • Marco Martin - Engineer
  • Michael Perfitt - Producer, Engineer, Mixing
  • Mikael Johnston - Assistant Engineer
  • Steve Beacham - Assistant Engineer
  • Chris Roach - Assistant Engineer, Engineer
  • Chris Dugan - Mixer

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