Simple Plan is a Canadian rock band from Montréal, Québec, that formed in 1999 consisting of lead vocalist Pierre Bouvier, drummer Chuck Comeau, lead guitarist Jeff Stinco, rhythm guitarist and backing vocalist Sébastien Lefebvre, and bassist and backing vocalist David Desrosiers. They have released four studio albums: No Pads, No Helmets…Just Balls (2002), Still Not Getting Any… (2004), Simple Plan (2008), Get Your Heart On! (2011), and a fifth album to be released in 2015; There is also a LP intitulated Get Your Heart On – The Second Coming! (2013), as well as two widely marketed live albums: Live in Japan 2002 (2003) and MTV Hard Rock Live (2005).
They performed at the Vans Warped Tour every year from 1999 to 2005, in 2011, and in 2013. The band also performed at the 2010 Winter Olympics closing ceremony, along with The X Factor Australia. In December 2012, they performed at Mood Indigo, the college festival of IIT Bombay in Mumbai, India. In 2004, the band participated in the movie New York Minute, starring the Olsen twins, Mary-Kate and Ashley.
Simple Plan is strongly connected to Scooby-Doo, having performed the theme song to What’s New, Scooby-Doo? (written by Rich Dickerson), and appeared as themselves in the episode “Simple Plan and the Invisible Madman”. Two of their songs appeared in chase scenes: “I’d Do Anything” in the episode “It’s Mean, It’s Green, It’s the Mystery Machine”, and “You Don’t Mean Anything” in “Simple Plan and the Invisible Madman”. Also, they have contributed to the Raja Gosnell-directed theatrical films (including an original song, “Don’t Wanna Think About You”, for Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed).