Crush (Doughboys album)

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Doughboys Crush.jpg
Studio album by Doughboys
Released August 3, 1993
Recorded Magic Shop/Baby Monster, New York
Genre Alternative rock, pop-punk
Length 45:04
Label A&M
Producer Daniel Rey
Doughboys chronology
Happy Accidents
Turn Me On
Singles from Crush
  1. "Shine"
    Released: 1993
  2. "Fix Me"
    Released: 1994
  3. "Neighbourhood Villain"
    Released: 1994
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]

Crush is the 1993 album by Montreal pop-punk band Doughboys. Crush was released on A&M records and was produced by Daniel Rey and mixed by Dave Ogilvie. The album earned a number of critical accolades. In 1994 it was nominated for a Juno Award for Best Hard Rock Album.[2] Toronto radio station CFNY-FM listeners voted it the 24th best album of 1993.[3] The single "Shine" off the album was also named by Chart Magazine as number 38 on their 2000 list of Top 50 Canadian Songs Of All-Time.,[4] and 189th by CFNY in their 2009 "Top 200 Songs of All Time".[5] "Shine" was also the theme song for MuchMusic's alternative themed show The Wedge during the 1990s.


Crush was the Doughboys first major label album. The album peaked at #63 on the Canadian RPM albums chart and stayed on the chart for 16 weeks.[6][7] The album was certified Gold in 1996.[8]

The album spawned the top 40 hit single "Shine". Co-written with Wiz from Mega City Four, "Shine" also reached #2 on RPM Magazine's Canadian Content Charts in August 1993.[9] In 1994, the single "Neighbourhood Villain" also cracked the top 5 of the Cancon charts.[10]

The album was recorded at The Magic Shop in New York and mixed at The Warehouse in Vancouver. At the 1994 Juno awards, the album was nominated for the Juno Award for Best Hard Rock Album, but lost to I Mother Earth.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Doughboys unless otherwise indicated.

  1. Shine (Doughboys, Wiz) - 2:40
  2. Melt - 2:55
  3. Disposable - 5:14
  4. Fix Me (Doughboys, Wiz) - 3:06
  5. Neighbourhood Villain - 4:33
  6. Shitty Song - 3:39
  7. Tearin' Away - 3:29
  8. Treehouse - 3:19
  9. Everything - 3:22
  10. Fall - 4:15
  11. End of the Hall - 3:55
  12. Summer Song - 4:34



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