official video of marcy playground performing sex and candy from the album marcy playground. Sex and candy is a song by american alternative rock group marcy playground, a single from their 1997 self-titled debut album. It is a post-grunge song with psychedelic elements that features bass guitar and drums. Lead singer john wozniak was inspired to write the song after a woman told him that a room smelled like sex and candy. listen free to marcy playground sex and candy (sex and candy, the angel of the.). john wozniak from marcy playground performs sex & candy on the backstage pass. marcy playground is an american alternative rock and post-grunge band. sex and candy is marcy playgrounds breakthrough hit from their 1997 self-titled debut studio album. And then when i was writing the song and i was coming up with all these weird disco-era references that i was making up, platform double suede and all that business, i was like, hey, lets just throw in. Marcy playgrounds eponymous debut is a well-intentioned but somewhat muddled collection of straightforward post-grunge alt-pop. Songs like sex and candy capture the band at their best, turning out hard-edged, melodic pop songs with strong hooks and backbeats. It is a cover of marcy playgrounds original song by the same name. find marcy playground discography, albums and singles on allmusic allmusic.