Fush Yu Mang

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Fush Yu Mang
Studio album by Smash Mouth
Released July 8, 1997
Recorded 1996-1997
H.O.S. Recording, Redwood City, California
Genre Ska punk, pop punk, punk rock
Length 37:02
Label Interscope
Producer Eric Valentine
Smash Mouth chronology
Fush Yu Mang
Astro Lounge
Singles from Fush Yu Mang
  1. "Walkin' on the Sun"
    Released: July 18, 1997
  2. "Why Can't We Be Friends?"
    Released: April 7, 1998
  3. "The Fonz"
    Released: 1998
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]
Robert Christgau A–[2]

Fush Yu Mang, released on July 8, 1997,[1] is the debut studio album from the San Jose, California rock band Smash Mouth. It includes their first major hit, "Walkin' on the Sun". The title of the album was taken from a line ("fuck you, man!") slurred by Al Pacino in Scarface. (One song, "Padrino", contains the line "I'll take any flick with Al Pacino".) On the cover of the album is the band in Greg Camp's '62 Ford Falcon Squire wagon[3] flying through space with an outstretched arm giving the finger. The title is written in a stylized, pseudo-Asian font. The album also features a cover of War's "Why Can't We Be Friends?". The initial release was given a Parental Advisory sticker, while later releases were not.

Track listing[edit]

All songs by Greg Camp, except where noted.

  1. "Flo" – 2:13
  2. "Beer Goggles" – 2:01
  3. "Walkin' on the Sun" – 3:27
  4. "Let's Rock" – 2:50
  5. "Heave-Ho" – 3:47
  6. "The Fonz" – 3:39
  7. "Pet Names" – 2:20
  8. "Padrino" – 3:45
  9. "Nervous in the Alley" – 2:32
  10. "Disconnect the Dots" – 2:49
  11. "Push" – 2:50
  12. "Why Can't We Be Friends?" (War, Jerry Goldstein) – 4:50

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  1. ^ a b Stephen Thomas Erlewine. "Fush Yu Mang - Smash Mouth - Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards - AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved 7 June 2015. 
  2. ^ Christgau, Robert (April 21, 1998). "Consumer Guide". The Village Voice (New York). Retrieved November 3, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Metroactive Music - Beat Street". metroactive.com. Retrieved 7 June 2015. 

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