Since its formation 12 years ago, in Wilmette, Illinois, Fall Out Boy , who play Riot Fest on September 13, has become one of the biggest, most successful rock bands in the world. Beginning with 'Take This To Your Grave' , the band has released five full-length albums and has had numerous hit singles. The band is responsible for many great songs, but we think these are Fall Out Boy's best five. What do you think? It took the second spot on Billboard's Hot , the top spot on Pop , landed on many international charts, and helped earn the album platinum status in its first month. It was a funky, unapologetic pop song about writing pop songs. Stump sang about how the music industry was a war zone, but once this single was unleashed, it was a war Fall Out Boy proved it could win. It was a dark song, but powerful and anthemic and catchy.
Fall Out Boy in the Red Bull Sound Space
Although their debut album Take This to Your Grave was only a moderate success, they soon broke into the mainstream with its follow-up, the seminal From Under the Cork Tree which went double platinum. That the song starts with an intro from Jay-Z, of all people, further adds to the creative insanity of the song; the band are both boasting of their enormous success and access to VIP collaborators, while simultaneously mocking the ridiculousness of such displays of bombastic swagger. The composition of the song takes its cues from two classic rock icons, with Patrick Stump taking inspiration from David Bowie and the Rolling Stones by creating a track where the riff essentially makes up the entire song.
Fall Out Boy version 2. The rebooted band reclaimed the radio with its comeback album Save Rock and Roll and is again snugly tucked in the Top 40 with the hit single "Centuries. Ever since 's Take This To Your Grave , Fall Out Boy's been pushing its sound into bold, pop-centric territory, with surprisingly few embarrassing missteps along the way.
Debuting in , the band became a favorite among skateboarders and rock music lovers alike. Pete Wentz stated in interviews that the song is about a romantic couple for whom the initial attraction is gone, but they continue to sleep together. The big budget music video features chimpanzees. The title was created by "disemvowelling" the words in response to record label complaints about the length of the group's song titles. The song crossed genres for further Fall Out Boy chart success. It peaked at 4 on the adult pop chart and reached 2 on the dance chart.