Bowling for Soup is an American pop punk band from Wichita Falls, Texas. He was trained in 1994 and based in Denton, also in Texas. This band is made up of Jaret Reddick (vocals and guitar), Chris Burney (vocals and guitar), Erik Chandler (vocals and bass) and Gary Wiseman (drums). They are signed Jive / Silverstone labels and have four albums under these labels.
The group is best known for its singles Girl All the Bad Guys Want, (nominated at the 45> Grammy Awards, in 2003 >>>) Almost, High School Never Ends, and 1985 (SR-71 cover).
Bowling for Soup is formed in Wichita Falls, Texas (although they often call Fort Worth their home) in 1994, and consisted of Jaret Reddick (vocals, rhythm guitar), Erik Chandler (bass guitar, backing vocals), Chris Burney (solo guitar, choirs) and Lance Morril (drums, choirs). Morril left the band in 1998 (on good terms) and was replaced by Gary Wiseman from Gary and the Wisemen. The band's name comes from a comedy show by Steve Martin>. In 1997, the band moved to Denton (Texas) and recorded their second studio album, (the third one counting the split with The V.I.M.S.), Rock on Honorable Ones !! (in reference to the school slogan S.H. Rider, Wichita Falls, Texas, ROHO - Ride on Honorable Ones) with the FFROE label. Bowling for Soup released their first EP, Tell Me When to Who, a year later. The album sold more than 10,000 copies, prompting Jive Records to sign with the band. Let's Do It for Johnny !!, the group's fourth album, was released in 2000. It is mostly composed of re-recordings of their previous songs, with some new tracks and a cover of Bryan Adams' Summer of '69.
Drunk Enough to Dance is Bowling for Soup's second album with Jive Records, released August 6, 2002. It was recorded at Tree Sound Studios and Sonica Recording in Atlanta and Big Time Audio in Dallas. One of the album's singles, Girl All The Bad Guys Want, was nominated at the 45> Grammy Awards in 2003 as "best pop performance of a duet or band with vocals" < / span>. A re-release in 2003 added Punk Rock 101, a cover of I Ran (So Far Away) by A Flock of Seagulls, and Star Song. The cover of I Ran (So Far Away) was used in the opening credits of the animated television series The Knights of the Zodiac in North America.