Girl All the Bad Guys Want" is a hit single by Texas band Bowling for Soup, from their 2002 album, . The song reached #8 on the Drunk Enough to Dance UK Singles Chart and #64 on the US Hot 100, and was nominated for a 2003 Grammy Award for "Best Pop Performance by a Group or Duo".
"Girl All the Bad Guys Want" came after a dry spell for the band and was followed by the popular album
, leading frontman Jaret Reddick to refer to it as "the career-saving song" on A Hangover You Don't Deserve MTV. [1 ]
The song was written by
Butch Walker (formerly of Marvelous 3), who has also written songs for Avril Lavigne and SR-71.
Music video [ edit ]
music video featured the band in various spoofs of other bands videos, such as Staind's " It's Been Awhile" and Limp Bizkit's " Break Stuff", both of which were directed by Fred Durst. Three guys dressed as Corey Taylor, Joey Jordison and Shawn Crahan from Slipknot make appearances at the end of the video, where they knock out Reddick dressed as Durst, a reference to the feud between Slipknot and Limp Bizkit. Chris also dresses in a parody of Wes Borland's unconventional stage attire and makeup. The girl at the beginning of the video is played by Lindy Christopher.
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