2 on the Billboard Hot 100 in the United States in April 1987.
 Camp, who is no longer with Smash Mouth, said that he was "flattered" at the continued popularity of "All Star" and has befriended Sudano.
 The Morning Call writer John Terlesky favorably mentioned the song as an example of their "new and improved" sound. 6 in Norway, No. Add lyrics on Musixmatch. Go directly to shout page.  Remixes and memes have often focused on its connection to Shrek, which has a large online fandom and meme community. , In January 2018, as part of Triple M's "Ozzest 100", the 'most Australian' songs of all time, "Don't Dream Its Over" was ranked number 65. In Canada, "All Star" peaked at number two on the RPM Top Singles chart and number four and six on the Adult Contemporary and Rock/Alternative charts, respectively.  Camp was particularly appreciative of "The Sound of Smash Mouth", a "sad" mashup with Simon & Garfunkel's "The Sound of Silence" that emphasizes the melancholy lyrics Camp included in "All Star". , Directed by McG, the accompanying music video features cameos by William H. Macy, Ben Stiller, Hank Azaria, Paul Reubens, Kel Mitchell, Janeane Garofalo, Doug Jones, and Dane Cook as their characters from the superhero film Mystery Men, which prominently features the song. , "All Star" was frequently used in films in the years following its release. Do you know a YouTube video for this track?
, The song was also praised for its catchy tone. It was nominated for the Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals at the 42nd Grammy Awards.  "Don't Dream It's Over" was also a great success in Finn's native country of New Zealand, where it peaked at Number 1.  During a 2017 interview, Camp stated he was interested in exploring several layers of meaning with the stripped-down song; the social battle cry, the sports anthem, the fanbase affirmation, the poetic lyricism, the sweeping melody, the inclusion, the artistic music videos, and more.  Geoffery Himes of Paste called the song "the best reason to listen to top-40 radio in 1999". The commercial single release features the B-side "Don't Pass Me By," which was recorded during the sessions for Divine Discontent.  Neil Cicierega released a series of four mashup albums - Mouth Sounds, Mouth Silence, Mouth Moods, and Mouth Dreams - which prominently remixed "All Star" as well as other popular songs from the 1990s.  Jay DeFoore of the Austin American-Statesman was more critical, calling the song a "fluffy, made-for-MTV anthem that evaporates into thin air" and "a classic example of hit-by-numbers". Leave feedback, Crowded House is a rock group formed in 1985 in Melbourne, Australia and led by New Zealand musician and singer-songwriter. , "All Star" is set in the key of F♯ major, with a tempo of 104 beats per minute. sales+streaming figures based on certification alone. In 2019, Walker recorded the Māori language version of the song with Seth Haapu for his EP Faith Hope Love, titled "Moemoeā". While the rest of the band repeated the opening riff of "All Star", Harwell began a three-minute profanity-filled verbal tirade against the crowd, with him threatening to beat up anyone who threw things onto the stage. , Credits from the liner notes of Astro Lounge, ^shipments figures based on certification alonesales+streaming figures based on certification alone, A sample of the chorus of "All Star". "All Star" is a song by American rock band Smash Mouth from their second studio album, Astro Lounge (1999).
 It regained popularity after being featured in the 2001 DreamWorks animated movie Shrek, where it was played over the opening credits. It was filmed in Sydney at an abandoned theatre in Balmain. "That's What I Call Love" written by Neil Finn and Paul Hester. "All Star" was the last song recorded for Astro Lounge, Smash Mouth's second album.  In an interview with The Daily Dot, Harwell said they consider themselves to have "invented the meme" due to having released 10 remixes of the song through Interscope. In contrast to the more ska punk style of Smash Mouth's debut album Fush Yu Mang (1997), the song features a more radio-friendly style. The song, described by AllMusic as a "majestic ballad", became the band's biggest international hit, reaching No. "All Star" is a song by American rock band Smash Mouth from their second studio album, Astro Lounge (1999).
 It additionally appeared on the year-end charts for Australia and Canada, ranking at number 31 and 4, respectively.
Many of the fans that had written to Smash Mouth considered themselves outcasts and identified strongly with the band, and Camp "set out to write an anthem" for them.  Along with the rest of the album, the song was produced, mixed, and engineered at H.O.S. However, DreamWorks executive Jeffrey Katzenberg suggested for them to use "All Star" over the sequence instead. Read about Hey Now, Hey Now by Crowded House and see the artwork, lyrics and similar artists. , In June 2019, the music video was remastered in HD and received subtitles in commemoration of its 20th anniversary.  For the creation of Astro Lounge, the band decided to shift their musical style away from the ska punk sound that characterized Fush Yu Mang.  He also incorporated more melancholy lyrics as well, which contrasted with the upbeat instrumentation.
The song, described by AllMusic as a "majestic ballad", became the band's biggest international hit, reaching No. 8. At the 1986 Countdown Australian Music Awards the song was nominated for three awards, winning Best Video.
Walker said "I sing it anywhere in the world because I feel it connects me back to home, and what it means, and I get to share that with the world and it is a world-class song.  Camp described the song as "a daily affirmation that life is, in general, good", something he called a "tradition" for Smash Mouth; according to him, the band frequently read fan mail they received from kids, parents, and teachers thanking them for making "fun and lighthearted" music. Let us know what you think of the Last.fm website.  Smash Mouth did not have much time to record the song and brought in Michael Urbano, a session drummer, for recording instead of their regular drummer.
Scrobbling is when Last.fm tracks the music you listen to and automatically adds it to your music profile.  Siddhant Adlakha of Polygon, who attended a reading of the play, described it as a "jukebox musical, but the jukebox is broken". After being granted an early screening of Shrek, the band members were impressed and ultimately agreed to perform a new rendition of the Monkees' "I'm a Believer" for the ending; additionally, they licensed "All Star" to appear in the film.  Also, it was the first single for the soundtrack album for the superhero film Mystery Men (1999). Start the wiki.