The song "Dear Maria, Count Me In" was released on July 3, 2007 for streaming on www.altpress.com/media, and was available on a Warped Tour 2007 sampler only sold at the Warped Tour tent at each tour stop. On July 24, 2007 "Dear Maria, Count Me In" was available on iTunes. It was available for pre-order on September 18, 2007. The album was released through Hopeless Records on September 25, 2007.
"Six Feet Under the Stars" was the first single from the album, with "Dear Maria, Count Me In" the second. "Dear Maria, Count Me In" impacted radio on May 6, 2008. The album's third single, "Poppin' Champagne", was released on August 8, 2008, along with a music video. The song was renamed for its single release because the band members were underage at the time. A deluxe edition of the album was released through iTunes on July 29, 2008.
In its first week the album sold 14,200 copies. As of July 12, 2008 it sold around 105,000 copies in the U.S. "Dear Maria, Count Me In" was certified Platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) in 2015 for 1 million shipments, despite it never receiving commercial radio play.
The album was included at number 10 on Rock Sound's "The 51 Most Essential Pop Punk Albums of All Time" list.BuzzFeed included the album at number 34 on their "36 Pop Punk Albums You Need To Hear Before You F——ing Die" list.