Perfect (Simple Plan song)
|Single by Simple Plan|
|from the album No Pads, No Helmets...Just Balls|
|Released||August 26, 2003|
|Format||7" 45 RPM, 12" 33 ⅓ RPM, CD single|
|Simple Plan singles chronology|
The acoustic version of the song was featured on the soundtrack of the 2004 comedy film Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen which stars Lindsay Lohan. The album version was featured in the game Karaoke Revolution Volume 2.
- "Perfect" - 4:37
- "Perfect (Acoustic Version)" - 4:30
- "Happy Together"
- "Perfect" (Video) - 4:34
In the music video of the single, the band are playing on the roof of a house. Throughout the video, it shows how teens are trying to escape such pressure by letting everything out, and finally realizing that they can't keep their pain in any longer.
In an acoustic version of the song, the band are seen talking before they play. Bassist David Desrosiers says 'This is about me' before the band starts to play.
The music video was directed by Liz Friedlander.
"Perfect" became Simple Plan's biggest hit on the US Billboard Hot 100 peaking at the #24 position on 9 December 2003. It was also another top 10 hit in Australia peaking at number 6. The song also topped the American Top 40. It was #1 in Brazil in 2006, when its live version was released. The song was also used in an episode of Girlfriends.
|Canadian Singles Chart||5|
|Australian ARIA Charts||6|
|US Billboard Hot 100||24|
|US Billboard Adult Top 40 Tracks||24|
|US Billboard Top 40 Mainstream||5|
|New Zealand RIANZ Chart||14|
|End of year chart (2004)||Position|
|Australian ARIA Charts||32|
*sales figures based on certification alone
- Steffen Hung. "Discography Simple Plan". australian-charts.com. Retrieved 2012-06-25.
- Simple Plan. "Simple Plan - Awards". AllMusic. Retrieved 2012-06-25.
- Steffen Hung. "Simple Plan - Perfect". charts.org.nz. Retrieved 2012-06-25.
- "ARIA Charts – Accreditations – 2004 Singles". Australian Recording Industry Association.