A hit single nearly killed Nada Surf. Too arch for its own good, the 1995 MTV favorite "Popular" doomed the New York trio to novelty status. Throughout the '90s, the threesome continued to meld the rich guitar textures of shoegaze, grunge's warm fuzz and sunny '60s pop -- along with a healthy dose of Cheap Trick -- into a buttery power-pop bonbon that European fans gobbled while American audiences bulked up with trans fats and... More >>>