This thread made me think of everclear... they appeared on some late night show that i taped cause pumpkins were on it. It was some 30 minute 1am thing back in 1995 and everclear were the new up coming band they did a short on. I bought the album, loved it, and then spent a lot of time defending them once they got popular.
I always liked the jimmy eat world singles but never dove deeper. Im gonna check it out