Our Bowling for Soup Songs Ranked list looks back at the songs of a great 1990s band that celebrated some big hits and TV theme songs. The band was formed in Texas in the 1990s. Bowling for Soup released ten studio albums throughout their career. The band’s first album was released in 1994 enetited Bowling For Soup. The group’s breakout record was issued in 2004 entitled A Hangover You Don’t Deserve. It was the band’s first album to go Gold fueled by the incredible popularity of the album’s lead single “1985.” A song loved for its mention of all the popular music artists in 1985 such as Bruce Springsteen, U2 and Madonna. Our top 10 Bowling For Soup songs ranked list picks out ten of the most popular Bowling for Soup songs ever released.
# 10 – Thirteen
We begin our Bowling For Soup songs list with the track entitled “Thirteen.” The song was released on the band’s debut album entitled Bowling For Soup. The album was released in 1994. The song was issued as the opening song on the album. Right off the bat, Bowling For Soup hits you hard with their brand of fun rocking comedic songs saying hello world, wait until you get a load of us. The band wasn’t shy to sing about anyone or any topic.
# 9 – When We Die
Continuing with our Bowling For Soup songs list we take a listen to the song “When We Die.” The song was released on the album The Great Burrito Extortion Case. Yes, folks that was the name of the album. The record was released on November 7th 2006. The song was only released as a single in the United Kingdom as its tone was less comedic than the rest of the band’s catalog. Yet, it’s a really good Bowling For Soup song that we thought should be placed on this Bowling For Soup songs list.
# 8 – High School Never Ends
The fun never ends with Bowling For Soup on this great song “High School Never Ends,” and image and concept that is pretty much a nightmare for thousands of people. The song was released on the same album we just took a listen to in the great Bowling For Soup album entitled The Great Burrito Extortion Case. “High School Never Ends,” was released as the first single from the album where it just broke into the US Billboard Hot 100.
# 7 – Scope
Bowling For Soup gets down with this great single entitled ‘Scope.”This was the band’s debut single from the album entitled Rock On Honorable Ones!! The album was released in 1998. It stands as the band’s second album. This is one pretty straight ahead rock song with a great guitar riff and a hook that never fades from memory.
# 6 – S-S-S Saturday
In the number six position on our Bowling For Soup songs list is the great track “S-S-S Saturday.” The song was released on the band’s album Fishin’ for Woos. The record was released in 2011. The song “S-S-S Saturday,” was released as the album’s first single. It was one of three singles released from the album.”S-S-S Saturday,” did not wind up charting on any of that music charts around the world. Nonetheless it’s still a cranking rock and roll Bowling For Soup song that their fans immensely enjoyed. The guitar riff is undeniably catchy and the song is just so full of energy. This is one of those weekend party songs Bowling For Soup style.
# 5 – Girl All The Bad Guys Want
Bowling For Soup came up with a great title on their track “Girl All The Bad Guys Want.” I know you will just love this video, it’s just so perfect. The song “Girl All The Bad Guys Want,” was released on the album Drunk Enough To Dance. The album was released in 2002. It’s the band’s first album to go gold. “Girl All The Bad Guys Want” would become the band’s first single to ever break on to any music charts around the world. The song hit number 64 on the US top 100 and then number 39 on the US Billboard Adult Alternative AirPlay charts. However in the United Kingdom, “Girl All The Bad Guys Want”was a huge hit as it went all the way to number one.
# 4 – Emily
Continuing past the halfway point on our Bowling For Soup songs list we present the legendary song “Emily.” Like the last song on our list, the song “Emily<” was also released on the album Drunk Enough To Dance. This was the band’s fourth studio album release. It stands as one of their best albums the group has ever released. “Emily,” was released as the second single from the album. The band members on the album consisted of Jaret Reddick on vocals and rhythm guitars, Erik Chandler on bass, and vocals, Chris Burney on lead guitars, vocals and Gary Wiseman on drums.
# 3 – Almost
In the number three spot on our Bowling For Soup songs list is the band’s great track entitled “Almost.” The song was released on the band’s album A Hangover You Don’t Deserve. “Almost” was the second single released from the album. It had the difficult task in following up the band’s huge smash hit “1985,” They loved the song in England where it was a huge hit reaching all the way up to the number one spot on the UK Pop Charts.
# 2 – I Melt With You
We love the way Bowling For Soup covers some classic songs and makes them their own. “I Melt With You,” is a song that is so identified as Modern English’s signature song. However, Bowling For Soup turned it into one of their best recordings of all time. The song was recorded for the soundtrack to the motion picture Sky High. The song was placed as the first track on the album. It was also released as the album’s only single.
# 1 – 1985
We close out our Bowling For Soup songs list with the band’s most legendary song entitled “1985.” The song was released on the band’s album A Hangover You Don’t Deserve. The song would become the band’s biggest hit ever in the United States as it topped out at number 23 on the US Billboard Hot 100. It’s the only song that ever reached the top 30 on the Billboard Hot 100. The song did even better on the Billboard US Adult Alternative AirPlay charts where it peaked at number five.
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