Mook rock may now have its own Smash Mouth – a marginal band armed with buffalo-butt riffs and urban attitude that somehow outlives one-hit wonder and sticks to the roof of radio's mouth like peanut butter. Crazy Town burst into modern-rock playlist permanence two years ago with "Butterfly," catchier than any other post-Limp Bizkit hip-hop/rock marriage, as faithful to the "hip-hop and you don't stop" aesthetic as it was to the "that girl put my tender heart in a blender" vibe. The song also became a smash on MTV, thanks in part to the studly, bad-ass image of singer and rapper Shifty Shellshock, an earnest recovering drug addict with short blond spikes an... More >>>
Tee shirts? And is that eye makeup? Crazy Town shifts gears.