Sum 41 has been active in the industry for twenty years. Hailing from Ontario, Canada, the Pop-Punk band has released five studio albums and twenty singles since making their debut in 1996. Here are the top ten songs in their discography.
“Over My Head (Better Off Dead)” served as the final single from the group’s sophomore studio album, Does This Look Infected?. According to Deryck Whibley, the song is about waking up from a binder and hearing about everything that happened the previous night. It was a moderate commercial success for the band, peaking at number sixty-two in Australia and number twelve in Canada.
“Lately/I’m not quite myself/Maybe/I do need some help/Just my confusion/Trust my delusion ,” serves as the first verse of “Open Your Eyes.” The song is the seventh track from the band’s third studio album, titled Chuck.
“We’re All To Blame” served as the lead single from Chuck. The song was a hit with critics and fans, topping the Canadian Singles Chart and peaking at number ten on the US Billboard Hot Modern Rock Tracks Chart. It was later used in Tim Story’s adaptation of “The Fantastic Four.”
“Wait how long would you wait/just for me to call.I know you made mistakes/yeah but/I hope some day you have I all/cause I feel like a prisoner/trapped inside this broken world/running in circles/to me it’s all the same,” served as the opening line of “88.” The song is the thirteenth and final track on Chuck.
“Still Waiting” served as the lead single from Does This Look Infected? The track was a moderate commercial hit for the band, peaking at number sixteen on the UK Singles Chart and number forty-three on the Australian Singles Chart.
This punk-rock song was released as an independent single on February 10, 2003. The song was a commercial hit in North America, peaking at number two on the Canadian Singles Chart and number thirteen on the US Billboard Modern Rock Tracks Chart. It later received Gold certification by the RIAA.
4. “Fat Lip”
“Fat Lip” was released on April 22, 2001 as the lead single from the band’s debut album, All Killer No Filler. The pop-punk song was a hit on the charts, peaking at number eight in the UK and number sixteen in Ireland. The song is probably best remembered for its accompanying music video, which was directed by Marc Klasfeld.
This alternative-rock track was released on February 22, 2005 as the sophomore single from Chuck. It topped the Canadian Singles Chart and peaking at number fourteen on the US Billboard Modern Rock Tracks Chart.
“I haven’t been home for a while/I’m sure everything’s the same/Mom and Dad both in denial/And only child to take the blame,” serves as the first lines of “Walking Disaster.” The song was released in July of 2007 as the sophomore single from the band’s fourth album, titled Underclass Hero.
“In Too Deep” served as the sophomore single from All Killer, No Filler. The song was a hit with critics and fans, peaking at number thirteen in The UK and number two in Canada. Acclaimed music video director Marc Klasfeld directed the track’s accompanying music video, which paid homage to the 1986 film “Back to School.”