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Dunk was a Canadian pop-rock band from Niagara Falls, Ontario, best known for their 2000 Canadian top-30 single "Crowdsurfing".

History

Starkicker

The group formed after the Dunk brothers dissolved their earlier project Starkicker a few years prior. Starkicker achieved two Canadian hits with the songs "Get Up" and "Neil Armstrong" from their only album, 1996's Beach Music.

Beach Music was a top-30 Canadian Campus Radio Chart hit in the late summer and fall of 1996.

The first single from the album, "Get Up" entered the RPM Rock/Alternative 30 charts at No. 30 on July 22, 1996, and stayed on the chart for 10 weeks, peaking at No. 10 the week of August 26.

"Neil Armstrong" enjoyed even greater success, debuting on the RPM Top 100 singles chart on October 14, 1996 at No. 98. The song peaked at No. 26 in December of that year and stayed on the chart for 11 weeks.

Dunk

Dunk's first single "Crowdsurfing" was a hit in May 2000, debuting and peaking on the RPM Rock/Alternative chart at No. 18. It stayed on the chart for 9 weeks. No other singles from the 1999 Time To Fly album charted.

Post-Breakup

As of 2006 Ben Dunk was the co-owner of Sound Of Pop, the Toronto-based publishing, label and management firm.

Discography

Dunk released one album on Sony Records in 1999 titled Time To Fly. The album featured the hit single "Crowdsurfing".

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