The Classic Crime is a band from Seattle, Washington. They are currently signed to Tooth & Nail Records. The band consists of Matt MacDonald (vocals), Alan Clark (bass), Robert "Cheeze" Negrin (guitar), Paul "Skip" Erickson (drums), and Justin DuQue (guitar). Their debut album Albatross was released on May 23, 2006. The band has almost 5 million plays on Myspace. Albatross had the highest debut sales in the history of Tooth & Nail records with over 4,000 sales in the first week it was released.