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Simple Plan

Simple Plan is one of Canada's most successful punk-pop acts, featuring a lineup comprised of former high school pals Pierre Bouvier (vocals), Jeff Stinco (guitar), David Desrosiers (bass), Sebastien Lefebvre (guitar), and Chuck Comeau (drums). The quintet initially came together when Comeau and Bouvier founded Reset at age 13. Reset proved to be a modestly successful band in Canada, touring the country with other punk groups like MxPx, Ten Foot Pole, and Face to Face. A debut album followed in 1997; however, Comeau bowed out quietly to attend college. Two years later, Comeau pushed his studies to the back burner and returned to music, this time working with Stinco and Lefebvre to put a new group together. Meanwhile, Bouvier was still in charge of Reset, but he'd grown tired of being both a frontman and a guitarist. After he and Comeau reconnected at a Sugar Ray show in late 1999, Bouvier agreed to join Comeau's new project. Desrosiers, who briefly replaced Bouvier in Reset, was also asked to join the group, and Simple Plan was born. The band quickly hit the road and joined the annual Vans Warped Tour in 2001. By this point, Simple Plan had carved out a spunky, energetic punk sound, textured like Cheap Trick but raw like Pennywise. The following year, Simple Plan headed into the studio to capture the sound on tape. Good Charlotte's Joel Madden and Mark Hoppus of blink-182 joined Simple Plan during those sessions, and the end result was the fiery, fun No Pads, No Helmets...Just Balls, which was released in early 2003 on Lava Records. The group took home a 2003 MuchMusic Video Award for People's Choice Favorite Canadian Group in June, and the album became a genuine success, selling over four million copies worldwide while going double-platinum in Canada and America. The Bob Rock-produced second album, Still Not Getting Any..., appeared the next year and also did quite well, scoring hits like "Crazy" and "Welcome to My Life." Simple Plan continued touring in support of both releases, and released the concert album Live from the Hard Rock in 2005. The band scaled back their touring schedule in 2006, looking to concentrate on writing new material instead. Simple Plan entered the studio in June 2007 to begin work on their third studio album, the self-titled Simple Plan, which appeared in February 2008. Although not an international best-seller like its two predecessors, the album still went platinum in Canada, where demand for the band's spunky pop songs remained strong. The band returned three years later with another album, Get Your Heart On!, which featured cameos from Rivers Cuomo, Natasha Bedingfield, and All Time Low's Alex Gaskarth. Its sequel, the EP Get Your Heart On - The Second Coming!, was released in 2013 in conjuction with a for-the-fans live recording, which was released as an online stream. In 2015, the band began to release singles to garner buzz for their fifth album (and first full-length in as many years), starting with the catchy '80s-vibed "Saturday." Although that song would not make it to the album, "Boom," "I Don't Wanna Be Sad," and "I Don't Wanna Go to Bed," which featured rapper Nelly, would all be included on Taking One for the Team (Atlantic), which was released in February 2016. Keeping in line with their brand of catchy pop punk, the release also featured appearances by New Found Glory singer Jordan Pundik, R. City, and Juliet Simms, the runner-up on season two of The Voice. ~ MacKenzie Wilson
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  1.   Song
  2.   My Christmas List
  3.   Addicted
  4.   Welcome to My Life
  5.   Christmas Everyday
  6.   I'd Do Anything
  7.   Your Love Is a Lie
  8.   Perfectly Perfect
  9.   Surrender
  10.   Save You
  11.   Perfect
  12.   Untitled (How Could This Happen to Me?)
  13.   Singing in the Rain
  14.   I'm Just a Kid
  15.   P.S. I Hate You
  16.   Shut Up!
  17.   Summer Paradise
  18.   Can't Keep My Hands Off You by Rivers Cuomo
  19.   Me Against the World
  20.   Grow Up
  21.   Jet Lag by Natasha Bedingfield
  22.   Crazy
  23.   Kiss Me Like Nobody's Watching
  24.   Gone Too Soon
  25.   Astronaut
  26.   Jump
  27.   You Don't Mean Anything
  28.   Opinion Overload
  29.   Fire In My Heart
  30.   When I'm Gone
  31.   Don't Wanna Think About You
  32.   Happy Together
  33.   The Worst Day Ever
  34.   Try
  35.   The Rest of Us
  36.   This Song Saved My Life
  37.   Loser of the Year
  38.   Promise
  39.   When I'm With You
  40.   I Don't Wanna Be Sad
  41.   Untitled
  42.   Last One Standing
  43.   Holding On
  44.   God Must Hate Me
  45.   Meet You There
  46.   My Alien
  47.   Nostalgic
  48.   Everything Sucks
  49.   Farewell
  50.   I Don't Wanna Go to Bed
  51.   In
  52.   Outta My System
  53.   Freaking Me Out by Alex Gaskarth
  54.   Anywhere Else But Here
  55.   What If
  56.   Take My Hand
  57.   Everytime
  58.   Perfect World
  59.   I Won't Be There
  60.   One Day
  61.   I Dream About You
  62.   Problem Child
  63.   I Refuse
  64.   The Heroes
  65.   Boom!
  66.   Lucky One
  67.   Never Should Have Let You Go
  68.   The End
  69.   One
  70.   Thank You
  71.   Crash and Burn
  72.   Vacation
  73.   Saturday
  74.   Ordinary Life
  75.   You Suck at Love
  76.   Running Out of Time
  77.   No Love
  78.   I Can Wait Forever
  79.   Generation
  80.   Time to Say Goodbye