Gregory Camp is an Award-winning, American Grammy-nominated Songwriter, Film Music Composer, and Music Producer. He is best known as the founding guitarist and primary songwriter for the rock band Smash Mouth (1994–2008). His awards, and multi-platinum albums, serve as a career resume in the music world but Camp left Smash Mouth after 16 years and has remained a Film Music Composer and Songwriter.
Greg has a 3x Platinum Award for the Smash Mouth Astro Lounge Album, 3x Platinum Award for the song All Star, A 2x Platinum Award for the self-titled Smash Mouth Album, and a Gold Award for the album Fush Yu Mang. ( 8x Platinum total)
He’s received three BMI Multi-Platinum Pop awards for the songs, Walkin On the Sun, All Star, and Then the Morning Comes, as well as a BMI Urban Award for the song Nothin by Pharrell Williams and N.O.R.E. He’s a recipient of two Nickelodeon Awards as well as Four California Music Awards and a Radio Music Award. Greg has an estimated worldwide record sales of 15 Million, had music placed in over 40 films, more than 2,600 episodic television shows, and 1600+ commercials.
Greg is the President of the music publishing entity Seavolt Sound Inc. Greg also owns an all-in-house film composing and music supervision company called The Music Branch Inc.
After leaving Smash Mouth, Camp released a solo album, Defektor, on Bar/None Records. Guitar Player wrote that the album “weaves together everything you love about vintage guitar tones, tortured Farfisa, ’60s frat-rock vocal hooks, and epic Morricone-esque soundscapes.”
In June 2009 Camp played a couple of concerts with Smash Mouth, but never rejoined the band. He also plays guitar and sings with Santa Cruz rock band The Maids of Honor and Los Angeles The Selectrics.