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Tracklist Sorted by: Running order Running order Most popular. Buy Loading. More Love this track. Play album Buy Loading. Rubberneck Toadies , listeners Play album Buy Loading. Scrobble Stats? What is scrobbling? Artist images 20 more. For most of its existence, Everclear consisted of Art Alexakis b.
Eklund replaced original drummer Scott Cuthbert in Montoya and Eklund departed the band in , but Alexakis has continued performing as Everclear with a new lineup. After a solo tour in the fall of , Alexakis decided to continue with Everclear, organizing a new band that made its debut … read more.
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More Love this track Set track as current obsession Get track Loading. Friday 27 March Saturday 28 March Monday 30 March Tuesday 31 March Wednesday 1 April Thursday 2 April Friday 3 April Saturday 4 April Sunday 5 April Monday 6 April Tuesday 7 April Wednesday 8 April Two nights later in Melbourne , someone threw a lit explosive on stage, which exploded and burned a stagehand. Tensions erupted backstage, with touring guitarist Steve Birch refusing to continue, and Montoya getting into a heated argument with Alexakis.
In interviews for VH-1 's Behind the Music , the band related that they nearly broke up that night. The band decided to cancel the remainder of their tour following a final show on the Gold Coast, during which Alexakis was hit with a shoe while the crowd was singing him "Happy Birthday" and Montoya's acoustic bass guitar was stolen. Montoya declined to join the band for the ensuing tour of the United Kingdom, with then-bass-tech David LoPrinzi filling in. Everclear did not return to Australia until The song catapulted the album and the band to mainstream success.
Though Afterglow never charted higher than No. Following the success of So Much for the Afterglow , Alexakis decided to step back from the Everclear sound and record a solo album of more pop-influenced songs, and brought in Everclear touring musicians David LoPrinzi, Brian Lehfeldt, and James Beaton to perform on the recordings.
Unhappy with the results of the initial sessions, Alexakis decided to bring in Montoya and Eklund and transform the effort into an Everclear album. The results were released as Songs from an American Movie Vol. One: Learning How to Smile in July The album yielded the band's most successful single, " Wonderful ", and eventually reached platinum status.
The song "Wonderful" was also notably used as the graduation song for the Columbine High School class of , who the year before suffered from the Columbine High School massacre. Rather than tour for the release, the band arranged with their label to release a second album in Alexakis believed he had enough of a catalog of unreleased songs at the ready, and was eager to show the opposing sides of Everclear's sound. However, delays in the mixing process of Learning How to Smile had pushed its initial April release to July, limiting the amount of recording time for the follow-up in order to meet Capitol's demands of an end-of-the-year release.
Proclaimed as a "return to rock", Songs from an American Movie Vol. One in November Unfortunately, the promotional push for Vol. Two while still in the throes of supporting Vol. One confused much of the music-buying public. Two , leaving some stores to mistakenly label the song as the first single from Vol. The confusion was amplified by the band's decision to accept an opening slot for Matchbox 20 in the months after the release of Vol.
Two , a somewhat awkward billing for a band who was trying to support a hard rock album. By the late spring of , both albums had stalled.Jan 04, · Everclear has written the break-up song of ! Category Music; Song Hater; Artist Everclear; Album Welcome To The Drama Club.