by Ron Saemann
Psuedo-bubblegum brit-pop hipsters The Candyskins definitely were a flash in the pan, but such a great treat for a cheesy nostalgic indulgence on a Friday morning. The Oxford-based quintet hit the ground running and were showcased on MTV's 120 Minutes back in the early 1990s with "Submarine Song;" and a year later put an album of sweet sunny 60's pop with some great jingly-jangly guitars on the Space I'm In. The album featured a great cover of a Buffalo Springfield's peace chant, "For What it's Worth" as well as the simply stated love song "Never Will Forget You." The band's success was overshadowed by legal wrangling over song rights on their first album. However, the Candyskins later prevailed with the anthemic brit-rock gem, "Feed It," which was featured in the movie, Waterboy featuring Adam Sandler. Bobby Boo-Shay, "You Can Do It."