The Smithereens

By Brad Austin

 

            The jangle pop movement, or the paisley underground movement or wherever the Smithereens belong, was a nice little piece of music history. The 80's saw many bands of varying talents come and go. Some, like R.E.M., gracefully outlived the movement, while others, like Game Theory, never broke into the mainstream and imploded because of it. The Smithereens were a fine, jangling power pop band that scored a major label contract after their debut full-length. Their next two albums placed commendably in the... Read More

Genre:
Rock, Power Pop
City Of Origin:
Carteret, ,New Jersey United States
Formed Date:
1980
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