The Planet Smashers

The Planet Smashers

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The mindless frat-boy lyrics of the Planet Smashers on their debut album make lowbrow third wave ska bands Reel Big Fish and the Pietasters sound like English literature professors. Tracks like "Pee in the Elevator" and "Shithead" pretty much speak for themselves. However, the band still managed to put together a few somewhat memorable, if not decent tunes, including "So Happy," a song about getting dumped and "Pierce Me," which rips on just about every form of alternative culture. Odds are Planet Smashers fans aren't looking for anything deep or musically complex (they play about three chords), making this a rather decent debut album.