Simple Plan are so proud to be honoured with the Allan Slaight Humanitarian Spirit Award, which they were presented with during Canadian Music Week in Toronto. On receiving the award, the band shared the story of how they came to be inspired to start the Simple Plan Foundation and the legacy they can leave to inspire a new generation.
Samaritan Magazine shares some of the band's thoughts on the philosophy behind the SPF and excerpts from their gala speech. Read on!
It's no secret that "This Song Saved My Life" is a special song for so many amazing SP fans, and that's exactly the reason why the band called on all of you to join in the official video by sending in your photos, videos and favourite lyrics from the song. You've been waiting patiently as the finishing touches for the video were being completed and now it's finally time for you to see the video! After you've watched "This Song Saved My Life", don't forget to share it with your friends and everyone who's ever helped you along the way - after all, you and the guys wrote this one together!
Tweeting the video? Use #SimplePlanTSSML!
Out on the road, Simple Plan have been long-time fans of Sennheiser microphones and now they've teamed up to bring you a limited edition version of their favourite Sennheiser mic. In "signature" Simple Plan style, every mic has been precision lasered with everyone's autograph to make it extra special! They're available in four regions, but only 250 mics were made, so you'll have to be quick!
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!