Crazy (Simple Plan song)

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Single by Simple Plan
from the album Still Not Getting Any...
ReleasedOctober 18, 2005
FormatCD single
GenrePop punk, alternative rock
LabelLava, Atlantic
Songwriter(s)Pierre Bouvier, Charles Comeau
Producer(s)Bob Rock
Simple Plan singles chronology
"Untitled (How Could This Happen to Me?)"
"When I'm Gone"

"Crazy" is a song by Canadian rock band Simple Plan. It was released in October 2005 as the fourth single from their second studio album, Still Not Getting Any....

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Crazy"
  2. "I'd Do Anything (MTV Singapore)"

Music video[edit]

The video deals with many social problems in modern society, it starts with self-image issues by showing a woman who seems to want to have plastic surgery. Then it shows depression and self-harm with a scarred female teenager writing hateful messages in her journal. With the lines "parents act like it's world war three" there is a shot of a teenage girl sitting on her bed, presumably the child of the fighting parents, it then shows a group of obese people sitting on a beach. There are a few scenes of a child pretending to shoot a screen and being shot himself, presumably a reference to violence in the media and people's desensitization to it. With the words "rich guys driving big SUVs" there is a scene of an older, well dressed couple laughing and drinking together. Immediately after there is a shot of an older homeless man, showing the wealth disparity in society. Other groups shown in the video include veterans, the elderly, and people of colour; the video starts in black and white, but progressively changes to color.

Charts performance[edit]

"Crazy" did not reach the US Billboard Hot 100. The video, however, received acclaim on MTV, it peaked at the #1 position on TRL. The song also became a top 5 hit in Canada, peaking at the #4 position.


Chart (2005–06) Peak
Australia (ARIA) 32
Canada (Nielsen SoundScan) 4
Czech Republic (Rádio Top 100)[1] 15
France (SNEP) 38
Sweden (Sverigetopplistan) 39
UK Singles (The Official Charts Company) 105


  1. ^ "ČNS IFPI" (in Czech). Hitparáda – Radio Top 100 Oficiální. IFPI Czech Republic. Note: Change the chart to CZ – RADIO – TOP 100 and insert 200610 into search.

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