"Simple Plan" are a Pop punk band formed in 1999 in Montreal, Canada—all five members are French-Canadians who were born and grew up in the province of Quebec. The band has released two original albums: ''No Pads, No Helmets... Just Balls'' (2002) and ''Still Not Getting Any'' (2004); as well as two live CDs: ''Live in Japan'' (2002) and ''MTV Hard Rock Live'' (2005).
Simple Plan came about in stages that began with the founding of the band "Reset" in 1995, a Canadian punk rock band, by high-school friends Pierre Bouvier, Charles-André (Chuck) Comeau and Adrien White. Reset toured around Canada with bands such as MxPx, Ten Foot Pole, and Face to Face, but only managed to gain modest popularity. The debut album was released in 1997. Comeau soon left to go to college, but two years later he hooked up with Jean-François (Jeff) Stinco and Sébastien Lefebvre, and again started making music. It was coincidence that brought Comeau and Bouvier back together at a Sugar Ray concert in late 1999, and Bouvier soon left Reset and joined his old friends. David Desrosiers replaced Bouvier in Reset, but when asked to join the foursome, he too left the band and joined the four frie...
|music genre||Pop Punk|
|current members|| Jeff Stinco – Lead Guitar|
Chuck Comeau – Drums
Pierre Bouvier – Lead Vocals, Occasional Guitar
Sébastien Lefebvre – Rhythm Guitar
David Desrosiers – Bass guitar