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* HairTriggerTemper: Definitely the subject of "Bad Habit". And almost literally, considering he also drives ''armed''.

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* DrivesLikeCrazy: The subject of "Bad Habit" doesn't seem to like other drivers, and seems to be one triggering away from GoingPostal, given he keeps a gun in his car and isn't afraid to show it off.

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* EpicRocking: For all the relatively short tracks--six of them are under three minutes--"Smash" clocks in at ''nearly 11 minutes''. The five tracks before it don't add up to that much.


The album became an enormous commercial success as well, going sixtuple-platinum in the United States, peaking at #4 on the Billboard 200 album chart. It would sell 13 million copies worldwide, and hit #56 on the decade end Billboard 200 album chart for TheNineties.

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The album became an enormous commercial success as well, going sixtuple-platinum in the United States, peaking at #4 on the Billboard 200 album chart. It would sell 13 million copies worldwide, and hit #56 on the decade end decade-end Billboard 200 album chart for TheNineties.


Some critics saw a connection to the then-peaking AlternativeRock movement, with Stephen Thomas Erlewine of [=AllMusic=] describing the song "Come Out and Play" as "starting and stopping like Music/{{Nirvana}}. He praised the entire album as "relentlessly heavy".

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Some critics saw a connection to the then-peaking AlternativeRock movement, with Stephen Thomas Erlewine of [=AllMusic=] describing the song "Come Out and Play" as "starting and stopping like Music/{{Nirvana}}.Music/{{Nirvana}}". He praised the entire album as "relentlessly heavy".


Lead singer Dexter Holland decided to pick up a rhythm guitar for this one. Their recording sessions, which went through the first two months of 1994, would forge an album that, along with Music/GreenDay's breakthrough album ''Music/Dookie'', would finally bring punk rock to the mainstream in the United States.

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Lead singer Dexter Holland decided to pick up a rhythm guitar for this one. Their recording sessions, which went through the first two months of 1994, would forge an album that, along with Music/GreenDay's breakthrough album ''Music/Dookie'', ''Music/{{Dookie}}'', would finally bring punk rock to the mainstream in the United States.


* ExtremeDoormat: The subject of "Self Esteem"

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* ExtremeDoormat: The subject of "Self Esteem"Esteem". He regularly gets stood up, his girlfriend cheats on him, and alternatively also comes over at random times for sex.

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* ClusterFBomb: "Bad Habit", as seen up top


* FunnyXRay: The beginning of the music video for "Self Esteem" includes a brief shot of someone doing the "la la"s in an X-ray machine, harkening back to the album cover.



''Right?''

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''Right?''''Right?''
* TitleTrack: "Smash"


'''''Smash''''' is the third album released by American {{punk}} band Music/TheOffspring. It was released through Epitath Records on April 8, 1994.

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'''''Smash''''' is the third album released by American {{punk}} PunkRock band Music/TheOffspring. It was released through Epitath Records on April 8, 1994.



Some critics saw a connection to the then-peaking {{alternative}} movement, with Stephen Thomas Erlewine of [=AllMusic=] describing the song "Come Out and Play" as "starting and stopping like Music/{{Nirvana}}. He praised the entire album as "relentlessly heavy".

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Some critics saw a connection to the then-peaking {{alternative}} AlternativeRock movement, with Stephen Thomas Erlewine of [=AllMusic=] describing the song "Come Out and Play" as "starting and stopping like Music/{{Nirvana}}. He praised the entire album as "relentlessly heavy".

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[[caption-width-right:300:''I may be dumb, but I'm not a dweeb''\\
''I'm just a sucker who's got no self esteem'']]
->''Drivers are rude''\\
''Such attitudes''\\
''But when I show my piece''\\
''Complaints cease''\\
''Something's odd''\\
''I feel like I'm God''\\
''You stupid dumbshit goddam motherfucker!''
-->--'''"Bad Habit"'''

'''''Smash''''' is the third album released by American {{punk}} band Music/TheOffspring. It was released through Epitath Records on April 8, 1994.

Lead singer Dexter Holland decided to pick up a rhythm guitar for this one. Their recording sessions, which went through the first two months of 1994, would forge an album that, along with Music/GreenDay's breakthrough album ''Music/Dookie'', would finally bring punk rock to the mainstream in the United States.

Some critics saw a connection to the then-peaking {{alternative}} movement, with Stephen Thomas Erlewine of [=AllMusic=] describing the song "Come Out and Play" as "starting and stopping like Music/{{Nirvana}}. He praised the entire album as "relentlessly heavy".

The album became an enormous commercial success as well, going sixtuple-platinum in the United States, peaking at #4 on the Billboard 200 album chart. It would sell 13 million copies worldwide, and hit #56 on the decade end Billboard 200 album chart for TheNineties.

Three singles were released to support the album: "Self Esteem", "Come Out and Play", and "Gotta Get Away". A fourth song, "Bad Habit", was only put on the radio. However, none were actually released commercially, and the rules for the Billboard Hot 100 at the time prevented them from charting. The three singles all hit the Billboard Hot 100 Airplay chart, and were all Top 10 on the Mainstream Rock chart.

!!Tracklist
# "Time to Relax" (Intro) (0:25)
# "Nitro (Youth Energy)" (2:27)
# "Bad Habit" (3:43)
# "Gotta Get Away" (3:52)
# "Genocide" (3:33)
# "Something to Believe In" (3:17)
# "Come Out and Play"[[note]]The 2008 remaster adds the subtitle "Keep 'Em Separated"[[/note]] (3:17)
# "Self Esteem" (4:17)
# "It'll Be a Long Time" (2:43)
# "Killboy Powerhead" (2:02)
# "What Happened to You?" (2:12)
# "So Alone" (1:17)
# "Not the One" (2:54)
# "[[TitleTrack Smash]]" (10:42)

!!Personnel
* Greg K. Bass guitar, backing vocals (uncredited for backing vocals)
* Dexter Holland Lead vocals, rhythm guitar
* Noodles Lead guitar, backing vocals
* Ron Welty Drums

!!HEY! Are you troping back to me?
* ExtremeDoormat: The subject of "Self Esteem"
* LoveMartyr: Again, "Self Esteem"
-->''The more you suffer''\\
''The more it shows you really care''\\
''Right?''

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