THE FLYS (US band)


The Flys

Origin: Hollywood, USA

Genre: Alternative rock

Web Site:  The Flys discography at Discogs

Other Links: See above:



The Flys were an American post-grunge group, formed in Hollywood in 1994 and on indefinite hiatus since 2002. They had success with the 1998 top five hit “Got You (Where I Want You)”, produced by David J. Holman. The video for which featured actress Katie Holmes. “Got You (Where I Want You)” was featured on their debut album Holiday Man in 1998 and also appeared on the soundtrack for the 1998 MGM film Disturbing Behavior, which starred Katie Holmes. Their music is also featured in The Crow: Salvation soundtrack, with the track “I Know What You Want”. “She’s So Huge” was featured in the 2001 film Sugar & Spice.

Notably two members of the band, Adam Paskowitz and Josh Paskowitz, were members of the Doc Paskowitz family.

With the single “Got You (Where I Want You)” reaching No. 5 on the Modern Rock Charts and being featured in Disturbing Behavior, The Flys’ 1998 album Holiday Man album reached No. 109 on the Billboard charts. A second single “She’s So Huge” peaked at No. 32 on Modern Rock Charts. In 2000, The Flys released their second album, Outta My Way. The album contained the single “Losin’ It”, as well as two samples from two songs by The Beach Boys from their Pet Sounds album, “Here Today” and “Caroline, No”.

In 2002, The Flys went on indefinite hiatus. In 2008, The Flys announced on their MySpace page that “The Flys Are Back,” and released an iTunes single (a cover of The Beatles’ “Hey Jude”) along with a remake of their biggest hit, entitled “Got You Where I Want You 2008”.

Former members

Peter Perdischizzi
James Book
Nicky Lucero
Holmes Jones
Josh Paskowitz


25 Cents (1995)
Holiday Man (1998)
Outta My Way (2000)


  1. The Flys
  2. Jump up ^ The Flys Charts & Awards
  3. Jump up ^ The Fly Boys of Summer
  4. Jump up ^ The Flys Prep Album And Tour