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Smash is The Offspring's third album, released on April 19, 1994. Smash sold more than 11 million copies world wide and broke The Offspring into the mainstream, along with pop punk bands like blink-182, Rancid and Green Day.

The album peaked at #4 on Billboard[?]'s pop albums charts and #1 on the Heatseeker's chart. Signed to Epitaph Records, The Offspring's surprise success made the indie label one of the most promising ones in the United States, performing better than thought possible for an indie-released album. "Come Out and Play (Keep 'Em Separated)", with its mixture of Middle-Eastern rhythms, punk energy and anthemic chorus, became a huge hit single and one of the band's signature songs. Track Listing

  1. "Time to Relax" (Offspring)
  2. "Nitro (Youth Energy)" (Offspring)
  3. "Bad Habit" (Offspring)
  4. "Gotta Get Away" (Offspring)
  5. "Genocide" (Offspring)
  6. "Something to Believe In" (Offspring)
  7. "Come Out and Play" (Offspring)
  8. "Self-Esteem" (Offspring)
  9. "It'll Be a Long Time" (Offspring)
  10. "Killboy Powerhead" (Didjits)
  11. "What Happened to You?" (Offspring)
  12. "So Alone" (Offspring)
  13. "Not the One" (Offspring)
  14. "Smash" (Offspring)
Personnel
  • Dexter Holland - Guitar, Vocals, Vocals (bckgr)
  • Lisa Johnson - Photography
  • Noodles - Guitar, Vocals (bckgr)
  • Ken Paulakovich - Engineer
  • Eddy Schreyer - Mastering
  • Ron Welty - Drums, Vocals (bckgr)
  • Thom Wilson - Producer, Engineer
  • Fred Hidalgo - Art Direction
  • Mike Ainsworth - Assistant Engineer
  • Ulysses Noriega - Assistant Engineer
Charting singles
 1994	Come Out And Play	Mainstream Rock Tracks	                No. 10
 1994	Self Esteem	        Mainstream Rock Tracks	                No. 7
 1994	Come Out And Play	Modern Rock Tracks	                No. 1
 1994	Self Esteem	        Modern Rock Tracks	                No. 4
 1994	Come Out And Play	Top 40 Mainstream	                No. 39
 1995	Gotta Get Away	        Mainstream Rock Tracks	                No. 15
 1995	Gotta Get Away	        Modern Rock Tracks	                No. 6



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