"Peaches" is a song by American alternative rock band The Presidents of the United States of America for their self-titled debut studio album. The track was produced by American producer Conrad Uno. The lyrics of "Peaches" discuss a man moving to the country to eat vast quantities of peaches.
The song was released worldwide as the third single from The Presidents of the United States of America. It peaked at #29 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 chart and #8 on the U.S. Billboard Hot Modern Rock Tracks chart.
The band members have acknowledged that "Peaches" borrows riffs from Bad Company's 1975 song "Feel Like Makin' Love".
In 1996, "Peaches" was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal.
Lead singer Chris Ballew has stated that he wrote "Peaches" about a girl he once had a crush on. He allegedly wrote this song after sitting under a peach tree she had in her yard while waiting for her to arrive, to finally let her know that he liked her.
The music video features the band performing the song in an orchard filled with trees growing peach cans. During the song's instrumental break, the band is attacked by a group of ninjas attempting to capture...