Not too many bands will stay together long enough to record their eighth album. After a while, you just look for more in the music youre writing, right? I mean, isnt that why Green Days American Idiot sounds a lot more "mature than Nimrod? Well Texas power-pop-punk export Bowling for Soup really dont want to grow up. Hell! Jared Reddick even sings it himself: "Im pretty much the same as I was back then in the pop culture ridicule of "High School Never Ends. Bowling for Soup are still living in a world where they believe theyre the outcasts News flash! Being un-cool is the new cool, guys. After all, how do you explain the mainstream carbonated pop rock hit of "1989 off 2004s A Hangover You Dont Deserve? Sure, Bowling for Soup are allowed to pursue this catchy simplicity because they helped invent it, but at some point it just gets old. On the positive side, theres always a new batch of 13-year-old Simple Plan lovers to spend their parents cash on recycled cheese.