After nearly a year of writing, Simple Plan have finally officially entered the studio to start recording their sixth album! Although guitarist Jeff Stinco hinted at it three days ago, yesterday was the first day of recording. We’re one step closer to hearing Simple Plan’s “phenomenal” new album!
On their band Instagram, Simple Plan announced:
We have officially started recording new music! 🙌🏻🙌🏻🙌🏻
Yesterday was our first day in the studio for #spalbum6 and it was amazing! We can’t wait to share our new songs with you and take you along our journey as we create this new record. Tons of updates, photos and videos to come! 🤘🏻
Drummer Chuck Comeau also shared a nice announcement about going into the studio:
A new era begins! 🙌🏻🙌🏻🙌🏻
First day in the studio for #spalbum6 yesterday and I couldn’t be more excited to share our new music with you. Beyond grateful we still have the opportunity to do this and have amazing fans like you who care about our band. I hope these new songs will move you and be everything you hope for. 🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻
Simple Plan will surely keep us up-to-date as they record the new songs. To kick things off, let’s start with a roundup of all that’s gone done in the last three days.
It started a few days ago when guitarist Jeff Stinco picked out his guitars for album #6:
Then, on July 25th, the five members of Simple Plan were together and officially began recording:
Today, the band made the official announcement:
Update 7/27: Here’s one more update as the band continues recording through the weekend:
Simple Plan’s last album, Taking One For The Team, came out in February 2016. It gave us the singles “Boom!,” “I Don’t Wanna Be Sad,” “I Don’t Wanna Go To Bed,” “Opinion Overload,” “Singing In The Rain,” and “Perfectly Perfect.”
Late in 2018, frontman Pierre Bouvier and dummer Chuck Comeau began writing new songs for the upcoming album. They’ve written with a few other songwriters, too, including Travis Clark of We The Kings. Six months ago, Pierre gushed about the “phenomenal” new music they were working on. The men continued writing through spring. Now, with the Warped Tour done, Simple Plan are ready to focus on recording the new songs.
They’re in the studio now, and will likely spend several months recording. While it’s possible we may hear some of their new music before the end of this year, we’ll most likely get the 6th album sometime in 2020.
Stay tuned for more studio updates as Simple Plan continues recording! As always, keep checking back here for all the latest Simple Plan music news.
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