"Almost" is a song by the American rock band Bowling for Soup. It was released on 4 January 2005 as the second single of the group's 2004 album A Hangover You Don't Deserve.
|Single by Bowling for Soup|
|from the album A Hangover You Don't Deserve|
|Released||4 January 2005|
|Studio||Red Ruby Productions|
|Songwriter(s)||Jaret Reddick, Butch Walker|
|Bowling for Soup singles chronology|
It tells the story of a young adult who goes through many "almost" experiences during his life, from almost making out with the homecoming queen to almost getting addicted to drugs. He shows remorse for not "making his move" earlier, and he "almost" wishes she loved him too.
A music video was released in the week of 7 March 2005, directed by Frank Borin and Ryan Smith (also known as "Smith N Borin"). The video shows the band in high school, attempting to get into sports in order to impress the girls there. This footage is intertwined with the band performing inside a high school gymnasium.
|US Billboard Hot 100||46|
|US Pop 100 (Billboard)||23|
|US Adult Top 40 (Billboard)||17|
|US Mainstream Top 40 (Billboard)||21|