Throw Me in the River

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Throw Me in the River
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Studio album by The Smith Street Band
Released Flag of Australia.svg 31 October 2014
Genre Punk rock, indie rock
Label Poison City (AUS)
Banquet (UK)
SideOneDummy (USA)
Producer Jeff Rosenstock
The Smith Street Band chronology
Don't Fuck With Our Dreams
Throw Me in the River
Wipe That Shit-Eating Grin Off Your Punchable Face
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Throw Me in the River is the third studio album by Australian punk band The Smith Street Band. It was released on Poison City Records in October 2014.

Punk rock is a rock music genre that developed in the mid-1970s in the United States, United Kingdom, and Australia. Rooted in 1960s garage rock and other forms of what is now known as "proto-punk" music, punk rock bands rejected perceived excesses of mainstream 1970s rock. Punk bands typically produced short or fast-paced songs, with hard-edged melodies and singing styles, stripped-down instrumentation, and often political, anti-establishment lyrics. Punk embraces a DIY ethic; many bands self-produce recordings and distribute them through independent record labels and other informal channels.

The Smith Street Band Australian rock band

The Smith Street Band are an Australian rock band from Melbourne, Victoria, in which the Smith Street of their name can be found. The band have released two EPs, South East Facing Wall (2010) and Don't Fuck with Our Dreams (2013) and four studio albums, No One Gets Lost Anymore (2011), Sunshine and Technology (2012), Throw Me in the River (2014) and More Scared Of You Than You Are Of Me (2017).

Poison City Records is an independent record label based in Melbourne, Victoria, founded in 2003. The label opened a physical store in 2008, at 400 Brunswick Street Fitzroy selling records and skateboards.


Track listing

All music composed by The Smith Street Band.

1."Something I Can Hold In My Hands"3:21
3."Surrey Dive"4:12
4."Calgary Girls"5:10
5."East London Summer"3:46
6."The Arrogance Of The Drunk Pedestrian"4:01
7."Get High, See No One"4:34
8."I Don't Wanna Die Anymore"3:54
9."It's Alright, I Understand"4:56
10."Throw Me In The River"3:38
11."I Love Life"5:21
Total length:45:05
<i>Wipe That Shit-Eating Grin Off Your Punchable Face</i> album by The Smith Street Band

Wipe That Shit-Eating Grin Off Your Punchable Face is an EP by Australian punk rock band The Smith Street Band.


The Smith Street Band
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Jeff Rosenstock American musician

Jeff Rosenstock is an American musician and songwriter from Long Island, United States. He was the lead singer of the ska punk band The Arrogant Sons of Bitches, the musical collective Bomb the Music Industry! and the indie rock band Kudrow. After the breakup of Bomb the Music Industry!, he began a solo career.

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