Smudge is a Sydney pop band, which has been around since 1991. The group is fronted by vocalist and guitarist, Tom Morgan who co-authored The Lemonheads breakthrough 1992 album It's A Shame About Ray as well as a number of other hits for that group.
Smudge was formed in 1991, initially only to contribute a song to the Half A Cow 7-inch compilation, "Slice". The band went on to record the Don't Want To Be Grant McLennan? 7" single which was soon made John Peel's record of the week. On the back of this success, several more releases followed, then in 1994 bassist Paul Duncan left the band to complete his business studies degree and was replaced by former Headache bassist, Adam Yee. The line-up has remained the same ever since, with the exception of 1997 and 1998 when Pete Kelly (ex-Disneyfist, Sea Life Park, Decoder Ring) joined the band on second guitar, and helped record the album, Real McCoy?, Wrong Sinatra.