Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Goldfinger - Mable

            Goldfinger is another L.A. ska/punk band that formed in the mid 90's.  Ska was making a comeback during this time with bands like Goldfinger, Reel Big Fish, Less than Jake and the Mighty Mighty Bosstones.  This was labeled as the third-wave ska.  The band formed in 1994 with frontman John Feldmann on vocals and guitar, Charlie Paulson on guitar, Simon Williams on Bass, and Darrin Pfeiffer on drums.  The Band signed with Universal Records and released there first album.  The album was self titled "Goldfinger" and released February 29, 1996.  Their first hit single "Here in your bedroom", earned the band alot of notoriety.  This video is of "Mable", the second hit off that album.  The band went on to release five more studio albums, a few compilation albums, and were on at least ten movie soundtracks.  Movies like Waterboy, American Pie, EuroTrip, Baseketball, and Kingpin.  They even made it to be on "Tony Hawk's Pro Skater",  "Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 4", and a few other games.  Simon Williams left the band after their album "Hang-ups".  Currently bass player is Kelly LeMieux.  The band has been around for well over a decade.  Hope you Enjoy...  You can buy the album here on   iTunes or Amazon MP3                  

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