Maybe You've Been Brainwashed Too is the only album by the New Radicals, released in late 1998 by MCA Records. Two singles were released off it in 1998 and 1999, "You Get What You Give" and "Someday We'll Know".
The album reached #41 on the Billboard 200 and achieved Platinum status (1,000,000 copies sold) on October 14, 1999 in the United States. On the UK Albums Chart, the album reached a peak of #10.
The New Radicals' lead singer, Gregg Alexander, released two albums, Michigan Rain (1989) and Intoxifornication (1992), before signing with MCA Records in 1997 and allegedly receiving an $600,000 advance for Maybe You've Been Brainwashed Too. While the album was credited to New Radicals, many critics considered it more of a Gregg Alexander album, as he wrote and produced all songs (only the first two singles were co-written with other artists), played several instruments on it and is basically the only constant member of the band (save the possible exception of Danielle Brisebois).
The sound of Maybe You've Been Brainwashed Too has often been compared to a wide range of atypical influences for a modern pop-rock album, such as Todd Rundgren, World Party, Hall & Oates and the early