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Download links and information about Magic by Smash Mouth. This album was released in 2012 and it belongs to Rock, Pop, Alternative genres. It contains 11 tracks with total duration of 33:25 minutes.

Artist: Smash Mouth
Release date: 2012
Genre: Rock, Pop, Alternative
Tracks: 11
Duration: 33:25
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Tracks

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No. Title Length
1. Perfect Planet 2:36
2. Live to Love Another Day 2:42
3. Magic (feat. J. Dash) 2:59
4. Justin Bieber 2:33
5. Out of Love 3:35
6. Flippin' Out (feat. J. Dash) 3:00
7. Future Ex Wife 2:29
8. Better With Time 3:14
9. The Game 2:36
10. She's Into Me 3:20
11. Don't You (Forget About Me) 4:21

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Smash Mouth's fondness of — and talent for — novelties tends to obscure their other sunkissed gifts, how they have a knack for creating a soundtrack for an endless summer. Magic, the group's first album since 2006 — they split after the release of Summer Girl but it sounds like they never went away — is hampered ever so slightly by those novelties, as the group takes an easy swipe at "Justin Bieber" (it's never a good idea for a group pegged by some as a one-hit wonder to take a potshots at another) and does a by-the-numbers cover of Simple Minds' "Don't You (Forget About Me)," a couple of cuts that play into all the negative stereotypes of the bands. And that's what makes the rest of Magic a bit of a surprise: it's as effortlessly effervescent as anything else Smash Mouth has ever released, filled with grooving, organ-fueled beach party anthems. Smash Mouth may stumble slightly when they strive for a power ballad — "Out of Love," arriving halfway through the record, has a solid, sweeping chorus that the band doesn't quite pull off — but their traditional blend of '60s garage rock and '80s new wave still provides a breezy good time on "Perfect Planet," "Live to Love Another Day," "Magic," and "Future X Wife." Perhaps it won't change the mind of the haters, but those fans who have stayed true to the SoCal popsters will undoubtedly be pleased.