Simple Plan is one of the most successful alternative rock bands of the early 2000s. The band has released five studio albums, Simple Plan (2002), Still Not Getting Any…(2004), Simple Plan (2008), Get Your Heart On! (2011) and Taking One for the Team (2016). Each album has been widely praised for its melodic pop punk sound and emotional lyrics.
Simple Plan’s music resonates with fans all over the world—but there are some secrets about Simple Plan that even their biggest fans may not know. Here are the top 10 secrets about Simple Plan:
1. Simple Plan started out as a side project between two friends who wanted to make music they were passionate about. Pierre Bouvier, Jeff Stinco, and Sebastien Lefebvre first started Simple Plan in 1999 as a side project to their original bands—but they soon realized they had something special.
2. Simple Plan’s most successful album to date is Still Not Getting Any…, which has sold over one million copies worldwide and was certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).
3. Simple Plan hold the record for the most consecutive weeks spent on Billboard’s Hot Modern Rock Tracks chart with “Welcome To My Life” spending 24 weeks on the chart from 2004-2005.
4. Simple Plan are also widely known for their many collaborations with other artists including Simple Plan featuring Natasha Bedingfield on the song “Jet Lag” and Simple Plan featuring Taka from One Ok Rock on the song “Summer Paradise.”
5. Simple Plan has won several awards including a Juno Award for Pop Album of The Year for Simple Plan in 2004 and two MuchMusic Video Awards for Best International Artist Video for “Welcome To My Life” in 2005 and Best Post-Production Video for “Save You” in 2006.
6. Simple Plan have been involved with various charity organizations such as War Child Canada, Pencils of Promise, Right to Play, and Oxfam Canada throughout their career.
7. Simple Plan have headlined multiple world tours since the release of Simple Plan. The Simple Plan Tour (2003), Simple Plan Summer Vacation Tour (2005), Simple Plan World Tour (2007), Get Your Heart On! Tour (2012-2013) and Taking One For The Team World Tour (2017).
8. Simple Plan have also performed multiple times at renowned music festivals such as the Warped Tour, Rock am Ring/Rock im Park, Reading and Leeds Festivals, among others.
9. Simple Plan’s fifth studio album Taking One For The Team includes a bonus track entitled “Perfectly Perfect” which was written by Bouvier in memory of his father who passed away from cancer in 2014.
10. Simple Plan are currently working on their sixth studio album and plan to embark on a world tour once it’s complete.
Fans of Simple Plan are sure to appreciate these secrets about the band and learn more about their journey throughout the years. Whether you’re a long time Simple Plan fan or just discovering them, be sure to check out Simple Plan’s music and follow along with all of their future endeavors!
Simple Plan has been an important part of many fans’ lives for over two decades, so knowing some interesting facts about the group is always exciting. Hopefully this list gave Simple Plan fans a better understanding when it comes to the bands history, success, and current projects. Be sure to check back for more information on Simple Plan as they continue