- Walking Disaster
Name = Walking Disaster
from Album = Underclass Hero
July 23, 2007
CD single, Digital download
November 6 2006- March 2007
Length = 4:46
Producer = Deryck Whibley
Chart position =
* #26 (
US Modern Rock)
Last single = "Underclass Hero"
This single = "Walking Disaster"
Next single = "With Me"
Misc = Extra tracklisting
Album = Underclass Hero
Type = Studio
prev_track = "Underclass Hero"
prev_no = 1
this_track = "Walking Disaster"
track_no = 2
next_track = "Speak of the Devil"
next_no = 3
Extra album cover 2
Upper caption = Alternate Cover
Type = Single
Cover size =
Lower caption = CD of the Walking Disaster Radio Promo CD.
"Walking Disaster" is the second single from
Sum 41's 2007 studio album, "Underclass Hero". The song has been released as the second single from the album, and was released on July 23 2007. The song was played live on " The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" on July 24 2007.
Deryck Whibley, “Walking Disaster” is a classic, upbeat pop-punk song, drawing similarities from “ March of the Dogs” (another song on the “ Underclass Hero” album). According to Whibley, the song illustrates his tattered childhood and his reflections as an adult. The song, being somewhat chronological, opens with “Mom and Dad both in denial, an only child to take the blame”, a vision of Whibley’s past, damaged by his conflicting parents. “Walking Disaster” ends on an optimistic note, “I can’t wait to see you smile, wouldn’t miss it for the world”, expressing his maturation as an adult, in the light of being able to see things differently and ultimately, understanding his childhood.
Walking Disaster is a song that captures the concept of “confusion and frustration of modern society”, the underlying theme in “Underclass Hero”.
Sum 41 recorded the
music videofor "Walking Disaster" while in Los Angeles during the time of their stay when they performed on Jay Leno. [ [http://www.antimusic.com/news/07/aug/0208.shtml Sum 41 Debut in Top 10 - antiMUSIC News ] ] The video premiered on August 20on MTV2. The video focuses on a toy robot walking around L.A. Meanwhile the band is playing in a toy store in Los Angeles. In the end the robot finds his way back home to the toy store which has been trashed by Sum 41.
# "Walking Disaster"
# "No Apologies"
# "Underclass Hero"
# "Walking Disaster" (radio edit)
* [http://sum41.com Sum 41 Official Site]
* [http://youtube.com/watch?v=0Aq23FV_pZY "Walking Disaster" music video] on
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