As revealed in a brand new Stereogum interview with Smash Mouth frontman Steve Harwell, legendary mopester Morrissey is a fan of Harwell’s model of largely inoffensive Shrek music. Morrissey apparently mentioned that to Harwell himself after he and Smash Mouth each appeared at The Roxy Fest in Mexico, with Harwell telling Stereogum that their assembly was “transient” however “tremendous bizarre and funky.” Supposedly, Morrissey was “very complimentary” towards Smash Mouth, which positively doesn’t sound just like the Morrissey most individuals know and love, however perhaps Smash Mouth’s set at this music pageant was simply unusually heartfelt and moody. Or perhaps Morrissey simply actually acquired a kick out of listening to “All Star” dwell.
Talking of, Harwell appears begrudgingly enthused about the truth that “All Star” has type of turn out to be a meme, saying it’s “entertaining” and that it “doesn’t trouble” him, however he nonetheless doesn’t love that his music is type of a joke—echoing one thing that bassist Paul De Lisle mentioned again in January.
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