Paul De Lisle

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Paul DeLisle
Paul De Lisle of Smash Mouth.jpg
Paul De Lisle performing with Smash Mouth in 2014
Background information
Birth namePaul Gerald DeLisle
Born (1963-06-13) June 13, 1963 (age 56)[1]
Exeter, Ontario, Canada
Genres
Occupation(s)Bassist, vocalist, songwriter
InstrumentsBass, vocals
Years active1990–present
Associated actsSmash Mouth

Paul Gerald De Lisle (born June 13, 1963) is the bassist and one of two constant members of the pop rock band Smash Mouth since their formation in 1994, the other being vocalist Steve Harwell.

Life and career[edit]

De Lisle was born in Exeter, Ontario, Canada. He has been with the band for their whole career thus far. Aside from Smash Mouth, De Lisle is also an avid surfer, which may be an influence on surf sounds in Smash Mouth's music. He is also the writer of the band's single "Pacific Coast Party" and is credited with many others.[2]

De Lisle was also deputized as temporary vocalist after Harwell was taken ill mid-show at a concert in Urbana, Illinois on August 27, 2016.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Today in history". The New York Times. Associated Press. June 13, 2014. Retrieved June 14, 2014.
  2. ^ "Song Details (Song Number: 758228)". Canadian Musical Reproduction Rights Agency. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 3 March 2012.

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