Alien Ant Farm Smooth Criminal
Alien Ant Farm is an American rock band that formed in Riverside, California in 1996. The band is best known for their 2001 cover of Michael Jackson’s “Smooth Criminal”.
When Did Alien Ant Farm Smooth Criminal Come Out?
Alien Ant Farm’s cover of “Smooth Criminal” was released on August 21, 2001 as the lead single from their second studio album, ANThology. The song was a commercial success, peaking at number 1 on the US Billboard Alternative Songs chart and number 4 on the UK Singles Chart.
The music video for “Smooth Criminal” was directed by Marc Klasfeld and premiered on MTV’s Total Request Live on September 6, 2001. It featured the band performing in a warehouse with clips of Michael Jackson’s original video interspersed throughout.