Cake

Cake are often dismissed as a novelty act — a quirky joke band in the vein of They Might Be Giants and Soul Coughing, but less valued because of their smugness. Their entire career is often boiled down to one insanely popular hit, “The Distance,” which featured a momentum and motivation that was offset by singer John McCrea's trademark deadpan voice, one so detached it led to criticisms of  insincerity with their cover of “I Will Survive.” Cake actually had a string of hits that followed “The Distance,” although none of them are as remembered now, and possibly... Read More

Genre:
Rock, Alternative/Indie
City Of Origin:
Sacramento, ,California United States
Formed Date:
1991
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