Alexa Bliss

Album: released as a single (2020)

Songfacts®:

  • This song is a tribute to the wrestler Alexa Bliss, who became a WWE champion despite being just five-feet tall. She's a huge Bowling For Soup fan, and when she said this in an interview, the band's lead singer, Jaret Reddick, contacted her to show his appreciation. They struck up a friendship and Bliss got the band backstage at Royal Rumble, which being big wrestling fans, they loved.

    Later, they wrote this song about her and texted her the demo, which she absolutely loved.
  • Bowling For Soup was the first band Bliss saw in concert growing up in Columbus, Ohio, which is how the song starts:

    She saw me for the first time in Columbus
    She was with her friends and I was in a tour bus
    A few months later she was wearing my shirt in a photo shoot
  • Bliss stars in the video for this song, which is an homage to the 1985 (a big year for Bowling For Soup) movie Weird Science, where some kids accelerate through puberty by creating their ideal woman in a lab; in this case, that woman is Alexa Bliss.
  • Alexa's pet pig, Larry-Steve, gets a mention in the song and appears at the end of the video.

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