The Smithereens

The Smithereens

The Smithereens

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Top Songs

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A Girl Like You
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Blood And Roses
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Only A Memory
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Behind The Wall Of Sleep [Demo]
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Blues Before And After

Albums

  • 1 2 3 4

    May 2019 • 7 songs

  • Downbound Train

    Jul 2018 • 1 song

  • Behind the Wall of Sleep (Live)

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The Smithereens

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Dressed in leather, brandishing heavy guitars, and exhibiting an unabashed fetish for British Invasion pop, the Smithereens were an anomaly in the American college rock scene of the late '80s. Lead singer/songwriter/guitarist Pat DiNizio stood out not only with his strange beatnik goatee, but also because his catchy hooks were haunting, not punchy, and because his lyrics were morose. As time wore on, the group became more straightforward, turning into an excellent bar band, one that attacked pop songs with the weight of AC/DC. A few hits followed, but the Smithereens seemed ho...
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