Still Not Getting Any...

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Still Not Getting Any...
Studio album by Simple Plan
Released October 26, 2004
Recorded 2004
Genre Pop punk, alternative rock, pop rock
Length 44:27
Label Lava, Atlantic
Producer Bob Rock
Simple Plan chronology
Live in Anaheim
(2004)
Still Not Getting Any...
(2004)
MTV Hard Rock Live
(2005)
Alternate Edition
Tour Edition Cover sold on Asia
Singles from Still Not Getting Any...
  1. "Welcome to My Life"
    Released: September 12, 2004
  2. "Shut Up!"
    Released: February 22, 2005
  3. "How Could This Happen to Me"
    Released: April 1, 2005
  4. "Crazy"
    Released: October 18, 2005
  5. "Perfect World"
    Released: January 12, 2007
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic (66/100)[1]
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[2]
Alternative Press 4/5 stars[1]
Blender 3/5 stars[3]
Classic Rock 4/5 stars[4]
Entertainment Weekly B+[5]
IGN (6.5/10)[6]
The New York Times (average)[7]
Q 3/5 stars[1]
Robert Christgau (dud)[8]
Rolling Stone 3/5 stars[9]

Still Not Getting Any... is the second studio album by French-Canadian pop punk band Simple Plan. It was released on October 26, 2004. It debuted and peaked at #3 on the US Billboard 200 with over 130,000 copies sold in its first week. The record was certified Platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), denoting shipments of one million copies.[10] On Top 40's list of the Top 10 Punk Pop Albums Still Not Getting Any... was #8.

Track listing[edit]

All lyrics written by Pierre Bouvier and Chuck Comeau, all music composed by Simple Plan.

No. Title Length
1. "Shut Up!"   3:07
2. "Welcome to My Life"   3:22
3. "Perfect World"   3:53
4. "Thank You"   2:55
5. "Me Against the World"   3:14
6. "Crazy"   3:38
7. "Jump"   3:11
8. "Everytime"   4:03
9. "Promise"   3:34
10. "One"   3:22
11. "Untitled" (Does not appear on Tour Edition) 4:00
12. "Perfect" (Live, Australian and Japanese Bonus Track) 6:22
Total length:
44:27

Dual Disc Edition[edit]

The album is available as a dual disc edition. The first side is the CD and the reverse side is a bonus DVD.

The bonus DVD contains the following:

  • On-Screen Lyrics
  • Discography with song titles and album artwork
  • Over 50 photos from on the road, behind the scenes, backstage, promos, and album artwork shoots
  • Exclusive band site weblinks
  • The entire album in 5.1 Surround Sound
  • Credits.

Plus, the DVD side could be inserted into a computer to access exclusive Simple Plan content, including:

  • Direct weblinks
  • Wallpaper sand desktop material
  • Photos for an iPod or computer
  • Buddies and chat icons.

The disc also contains a booklet, more Simple Plan merchandise, a helpful tip-sheet on dual discs, and how to use them.

Still Not Getting Any...Tour Edition[edit]

The album was re-released in Asia with the title of Still Not Getting Any...Tour Edition.[11] The Tour Edition has two available covers; the most traditional is the one with photos of each member of the band at a neighbourhood, some are waving hello, staying normal or holding a can. Also the normal cover is available, it is very rare, but it is available on webpages like Amazon or Play. The track listing doesn't change a lot, but the song "How Could This Happen to Me" is omitted and the DVD available on the Dual Disc edition is also on the Tour Edition.

Tour Edition Tracklisting[edit]

CD[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Shut Up!"   3:03
2. "Welcome to My Life"   3:22
3. "Perfect World"   3:53
4. "Thank You"   2:55
5. "Me Against the World"   3:14
6. "Crazy"   3:38
7. "Jump"   3:11
8. "Everytime"   4:03
9. "Promise"   3:34
10. "One"   3:22

DVD[edit]

  • On-Screen Lyrics
  • Discography with song titles and album artwork
  • Over 50 photos from on the road, behind the scenes, backstage, promos, and album artwork shoots
  • Exclusive band site weblinks
  • The entire album in 5.1 Surround Sound
  • Credits

Charts[edit]

Weekly charts[edit]

Chart (2005) Peak
position
Canadian Albums Chart[12] 2
Spain Albums Chart[13] 48
US Billboard 200[12] 3

Singles - Billboard (North America)

Year Single Chart Position
2004 "Welcome to My Life" Billboard Hot 100 40
Top 40 Mainstream 11
Top 40 Tracks 21
Los 40 Principales Spain 1
2005 "Shut Up!" Billboard Hot 100 99
"How Could This Happen to Me?" 49
"Crazy" --

Personnel[edit]

Band members[edit]

Additional personnel[edit]

  • Bob Rock – production, engineering
  • Eric Helmkamp – engineering, digital engineering
  • Mathieu Roberge – digital engineering
  • Randy Staub – mixing
  • Zach Blackstone – assistance
  • George Marino – mastering
  • Darcy Proper – 5.1 surround mastering
  • Bob Buckley – string arrangements (songs 10, 11)
  • Bill Sample – piano (song 11)
  • Eric Lawrence – management
  • Rob Lanni – management
  • Andy Karp – artists and repertoire direction
  • Aaron Simon – product management
  • Ron Blestock – legal representation
  • Jill Michael – legal representation
  • Mathieu Desjardins – business management
  • Chapman Baehler – album photography
  • Christina Dittmar – art direction for Lava
  • Fred Jérôme – layout design, website design
  • Patrick Langlois – Webmaster

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Critic Reviews for Still Not Getting Any". Metacritic. Retrieved 2012-03-22. 
  2. ^ Loftus, Johnny. "Simple Plan Still Not Getting Any... review". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 2011-11-26. 
  3. ^ "Still Not Getting Any... review". Blender[dead link]. October 2004. Retrieved 2011-11-26. 
  4. ^ Yates, Henry (February 2005). "Simple Plan 'Still Not Getting Any...'". Classic Rock 76. London, UK: Future Publishing Ltd. p. 91. 
  5. ^ Richardson, Sean (29 October 2004). "Still Not Getting Any... Review". Entertainment Weekly. p. 68. Retrieved 2012-03-22. 
  6. ^ "Still Not Getting Any...". IGN. 17 November 2004. Retrieved 2011-11-26. 
  7. ^ Pareles, Jon (8 November 2004). "New CD's (Simple Plan: Still Not Getting Any...)". The New York Times. Retrieved 2012-09-10. 
  8. ^ "CG: simple plan". RobertChristgau.com. Retrieved 2012-03-22. 
  9. ^ Eliscu, Jenny (11 November 2004). "Album reviews: Simple Plan - Still Not Getting Any". Rolling Stone. Archived from the original on 2008-12-27. Retrieved 2011-11-26. 
  10. ^ "RIAA Database Search for Simple Plan" Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved on August 17, 2008.
  11. ^ "Still Not Getting Any (Tour Edition/Asian Edition)". Amazon.com. Retrieved 2011-11-26. 
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