Schmack!

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Schmack!
Steriogram Schmack.jpg
Studio album by Steriogram
Released 29 February 2004
Genre Punk rock
rapcore
alternative rock
Length 38:23
Label Capitol Records
Producer David Kahne
Steriogram chronology
Sing the Night Away
(2001)Sing the Night Away2001
Schmack!
(2004)
This Is Not the Target Market
(2007)This Is Not the Target Market2007
Singles from Schmack!
  1. "Walkie Talkie Man"
    Released: 29 February 2004
  2. "Go"
    Released: 29 October, 2004
  3. "White Trash"
    Released: 2001 on "Sing the Night Away" re-recorded and re-released on 23 June, 2006
  4. "Tsunami"
    Released: 4 July, 2006
  5. "Road Trip"
    Released: 4 July, 2006
  6. "On and On"
    Released: 4 July, 2006
  7. "Be Good to Me"
    Released: 9 August, 2006
Alternative Cover
2005 Special Tour Edition
2005 Special Tour Edition

Schmack! is the debut album by New Zealand punk band Steriogram, released on 29 February 2004 by Capitol Records. The album was re-released as a tour edition in 2005. The song "Walkie Talkie Man" featured on an Apple iPod ad and a number of films and video games, and its video clip was nominated for a Grammy and four MTV music awards.

To date more than 250,000 copies of the album have been sold.

One song, "White Trash", had previously been released as a single in 2000. In addition to "Walkie Talkie Man", four others were released as singles: "Roadtrip", "Go", "Tsunami" and "On and On". "Walkie Talkie Man" debuted at #19 on the UK Singles Chart and reached #14 on the New Zealand chart. "Go" peaked at #28 in the New Zealand RIANZ Chart.[1] The promo release of "Go" had an instrumental of "Go" on the b-side, and the UK release had "Free".

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2.5/5 stars[2]
Classic Rock 4/5 stars[3]
Entertainment Weekly B+[4]

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Tyson Kennedy, except where noted.

2004 release[edit]

  1. "Roadtrip" - 2:59
  2. "Walkie Talkie Man" (Kennedy, Brad Carter, Tim Youngson) - 2:13
  3. "Schmack!" - 2:25
  4. "Was the Day" - 2:13
  5. "White Trash" - 3:44
  6. "In the City" - 2:41
  7. "Go" - 2:56
  8. "Fat and Proud" - 3:27
  9. "Tsunami" - 3:01
  10. "Wind It Up" - 3:14
  11. "Be Good to Me" - 2:59
  12. "On and On" - 6:31

Tour edition (2005) bonus tracks[edit]

  1. "Free"
  2. "White Trash (DLT Remix)"
  3. "Big Lady Lovin"
  4. "Back in Black"

Band members[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian-charts.com Retrieved May 2009
  2. ^ Loftus, Johnny. "Steriogram Schmack! review". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 2011-11-28. 
  3. ^ Clerk, Carol (February 2005). "Steriogram 'Schmack'". Classic Rock. 76. London, UK: Future Publishing Ltd. p. 93. 
  4. ^ Kleinsak, Michelle (2004-05-21). "Schmack! Review". Entertainment Weekly: 77. Retrieved 2012-06-21.