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Trendy by Reel Big Fish Turn The Radio Off Reel Big Fish is a skapunk band from Orange County California that came into the music scene after the success of the other bands No Doubt and Sublime They broke into the music scene during the summer of 1997 when their single Sell Out became modern rock radio and an MTV favorite Reel Big Fish was originally a trio made of a vocalistguitarist Aaron Barrett bassist Matt Wong and drummer Andrew Gonzales At that time the band was a rock band After many months the band discovered ska and decided to add horn players Reel Big Fish had a hard time maintaining a stable horn section and it took several years before their final horn section Tavis Werts-Trumpet Scott Klopfenstein-trumpetvocals Grant Barry-Trombone Dan Regan-Trombone fell into place With this new and final lineup Reel Big Fish recorded their debut album Everything Sucks They released it themselves in 1995 Everything Sucks became a skapunk hit underground by word of mouth A little while later the band signed with record label Mojo Records Joy Rifkin the labels president produced Reel Big Fishs first album Turn the Radio Off for Mojo Turn The Radio Off was released in August of 1996 The group toured in support of the album continually expanding their fan base In the spring of 1997 their single Sell Out began receiving heavy airplay from many influential modern rock stations in the US This soon led to MTV support for the songs video By summer time Sell Out had become a modern rock hit The album had charted in the Top 100 In July of 1997 Reel Big Fish released Keep You Receipt which
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