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Simple Plan Is Back
October 24 2007

<strong>Simple Plan Is Back</strong> Multi-Platinum Canadian Band To Host Exclusive Live Webchat Featuring World Premiere Of New Single, “When I’M Gone”; Online Event Set For Monday, October 29, 2007. For Immediate Release. Lava/atlantic Recording Group Simple Plan Will Make Their Long-Awaited Return Next Week With The World Premiere Of Their First New Music In More Than Two Years. The Multi-Platinum Certified Band Will Debut Their New Single, “When I’M Gone,” With A Special Live Online Video Event On Monday, October 29Th. The Webchat Heralds Simple Plan’S Eagerly Anticipated Third Studio Album, Due To Arrive On January 29Th, 2008. Slated For 6:00 Pm Edt / 3:00 Pm Pdt At Simple Plan’S Official Site,, The “When I’M Gone” World Premiere Event Will Also See The Montreal-Based Band Divulging Exclusive Details Of Their Upcoming New Album And Taking Questions From Die-Hard Fans Around The World. “When I’M Gone” Will Be Delivered Digitally To Multi-Format Radio Outlets Worldwide Immediately Following The October 29Th Webcast And Will Then Go On Sale Via Itunes In Conjunction With The Webchat. All Other Dsps Will Sell The Track Beginning Tuesday, October 30Th. The As-Yet-Untitled New Simple Plan Album Sees The Irrepressible Quintet Teaming Up With A Truly Unique Line-Up Of Production Talent, Including Dave Fortman (Evanescence, Mudvayne), Danjahands (T.i., Timbaland, Justin Timberlake), And Max Martin (James Blunt, Kelly Clarkson, Avril Lavigne). The Result Is The Band’S Most Inventive Collection To Date, A Blend Of Classic Punk Energy And Modern Pop Sensibility That’S Both Utterly Distinctive And Deliriously Entertaining. Simple Plan Has Sold In Excess Of Six Million Records Worldwide. The New Album, Their Fourth Overall Follows 2002’S 2X-Platinum Debut, No Pads, No Helmets…just Balls, 2004’S 4X-Platinum Certified Follow-Up, Still Not Getting Any, And 2005’S Mtv Hard Rock Live. Simple Plan Will Spend Much Of 2008 Doing What It Does Best – Playing Live To Packed Houses Full Of Revved-Up Fans. But First The Band Plan To Introduce Audiences To “When I’M Gone” And Other New Songs With Performances At A Series Of Holiday-Themed Concerts Throughout December. Full Details Regarding Simple Plan’S Upcoming Itinerary Will Be Announced Shortly. Simple Plan Is: Pierre Bouvier – Vocals; Jeff Stinco – Lead Guitar; David Desrosiers – Bass, Backing Vocals; Sebastien Lefebvre – Guitar, Backing Vocals; Chuck Comeau – Drums. For More Information, Please Visit And -30- "when I'm Gone" (25 Second Snippet) Windows: Http:// Http:// Real: Http:// For More Information/media Inquiries Please Contact: Jonathan Elder, National Publicity (416) 758-1124