Simple Plan are so excited to return to Japan next week for Punk Spring, they've called on their friend Taka from ONE OK ROCK to collaborate for a Japanese version of Summer Paradise!
You can watch the lyric video for "Summer Paradise ft. Taka from ONE OK ROCK" right now on YouTube. Gather some friends and get whisked away to paradise!
February 27, 2013
The Canadian Radio Music Awards are just around the corner and we've already announced that "Summer Paradise" has been nominated for the SOCAN Song Of The Year, but we've just found out that you can help SP to win the award!
Until March 20th at 7pm ET, log in to the CRMA Voting Page and vote for SP! You can only vote once per category per email address, so be sure to send the link to your friends, your Twitter pals, your parents, your aunts...and get everyone you know voting!
February 26, 2013
Chase away the March Break blues by hitting up the Montreal Science Center and rocking out!
From March 2nd through 10th, the MSC is declaring that there's "no break for music" and they want you to come check out all the amazing activities they've concocted to go with the Simple Plan based exhibit "Musik: From Sound To Emotion".
Enroll at "The School of Rock N Roll", disassemble guitars and test out microphones, or join a jam session all in one afternoon! Follow that with the special retrospective collection of Simple Plan memorabilia covering the band's history over the last ten years - it's pretty crazy!
There's just a couple weeks left for you to check out the amazing exhibit SP helped to collaborate with, so don't miss your chance! Order your tickets online today and get rockin'!
Heat up the chilly February air by bundling up in some new Simple Plan tees!
For just a couple days, until February 25th, use the code 'FEBPLAN' to get 20% off your order in the official MerchDirect shop! Grab the newest tees, hoodies and accessories and beat the blahs! Click the banner to start shopping!
February 15, 2013
MTV is bowing down to the biggest music videos of 2012, and Simple Plan's "Summer Paradise (ft. Sean Paul)" made the Top 50 list!
Simple Plan will be honoured with a MTV Platinum Video Play Award, which means that all your votes and requests had 60 MTV channels around the world play "Summer Paradise" over 10 000 times - that's insane!! The guys are stoked to share the award with all the fans and be in the amazing company of so many huge artists who are also on the list.
Why not celebrate by watching the video one more time??
You may have noticed a Twitter photo of Jeff and Seb wearing spiffy suits this morning, and not without a special occasion!
Simple Plan has been chosen as one of the sixty recipients of the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal, as presented by His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Govenor General of Canada! SP is being honoured and dressed with these medals for their work with the Simple Plan Foundation. The medal is awarded to deserving Canadians to recognize and celebrate their contributions and achievements, as well as their dedication of service to fellow citizens, the community and their country.
Here's Jeff's Twitter photos from today and check out the guys with all the recipients on the Govenor General's Twitter. Congratulations!
Across the country, Canada is gearing up for "Canada Reads", a battle-of-the-books where five Canadian personalities select the one book they think all Canadians should read. This past Friday, CBC's Homerun recorded live from Montreal with guest host, actor Jay Baruchel and a special appearance by Jeff on the music panel!
If you missed the live broadcast, you can check out Jeff, along with Coeur de Pirate, Brad Barr and Matthew Woodley on the show by listening here.
There's nothing short about the awesome job Simple Plan do on their Twitter and social networks - which is exactly the reason why they're in the running for a Shorty Award!! What's a Shorty? It's only the coolest award recognizing the best in social media as voted by you!
The guys are currently in 9th place for "Best Band in Social Media", and to secure a nomination they need your help to take a spot in the Top 6. Until February 10th, you can vote for Simple Plan by clicking right here. Voting is open to everyone, so be sure to tell your friends, follwers and mum to vote all day, every day.
Don't forget to include the reason why you're voting for SP in your tweet, it's your chance to tell SP (and all your followers) why you think they rule the social universe!
If you weren't able to make it down to the Bell Centre in Montreal last weekend to catch the free Simple Plan show, you definitely missed out despite the freezing temps! Luckily, the fine folks at CBC and Hockey Night In Canada captured it for you to enjoy over and over again!
Chuck also let CBC Music in on his favourite things about hockey and NHL moments - check out the video and read on!