11 Years Of All Time Low's 'So Wrong, It's Right'
Start writing a post

11 Years Of All Time Low's 'So Wrong, It's Right'

11 years of memories that I am SO thankful for.

11 Years Of All Time Low's 'So Wrong, It's Right'
Megan Courtney

I can't even begin to wrap my head around the fact that the album that got me into my favorite band is 11 years old. Judging by that math, I was 11, but little did I know that just one year later, I'd fall in love with these boys.

I never thought that I'd ever see these boys live, travel for them, meet new people, become so emotionally connected to their music and overall live my best life because of them.

Truly, and I don't mean to be cliche here, but I'm sure as hell the happiest I've ever been.

In honor of this album's anniversary, let's have a look back at my favorite All Time Low memories.

The last 11 years have been incredible, here's to the next 11.

1. May 2, 2013: Spring Fever Tour (St. Louis, MO)

Megan Courtney

Everyone remembers the first time they get to see their favorite band, right? I remember it literally like it was yesterday. Of course, it was also my first concert, so I had no idea how the merch line worked or how early you had to get there if you wanted a good spot. From there on, I learned that All Time Low is ALWAYS an all day event. And, after this concert, I officially joined the Hustler Club, so I was able to purchase presale tickets and meet & greets!

Also, in this photo is one of my former best friends. I say former because we don't talk as much as we used to, nor do we ever hang out anymore, but looking at this photo always puts me in a good mood because I'm glad I got to experience my favorite band for the first time with one of my favorite people.

2. May 14, 2015: The Future Hearts Tour (St. Louis, MO)

Megan Courtney

At this point, I had been into these boys for roughly 6 years, so meeting them was LONG AWAITED. Funny story, this actually was not through their fan club. Now 96.3, a local radio station here, was holding a contest. You had to tell them why you liked All Time Low so much. I told one of my friends about the contest. She entered and ended up winning, so she took me with her as her plus one because I told her about the contest.

She told me she was taking me while I was in the middle of Shop 'N Save and I literally screamed. When I met them that day, I was so nervous that I didn't say much.

3. May 14, 2015: The Future Hearts Tour (St. Louis, MO)

Megan Courtney

This concert gets two list items because it's that special to me. Not only did I get to meet them for the first time, but I also took my best friend, Mady, with me to see them live because I had an extra ticket. Mady and I have been friends literally since we were 5, so it's safe to say that we know everything about each other. Between 2014 and around the time of this concert, we were going through a rough patch that strained our relationship, and we hadn't talked much or seen each other in years.

A week before this concert, I asked her if she wanted to go because I knew she knew a few of All Time Low's older songs. During the concert, it was like we were best friends and had picked up right where we left off. We started hanging out again and talking everyday, and Mady even got more into All Time Low. Ever since then, we've seen them (almost) every single time together. I like to credit All Time Low with repairing this relationship.

4. November 11, 2015: Back To The Future Hearts Tour (St. Louis, MO)

Megan Courtney

I credit this concert as the one that introduced me to the barricade. I originally hadn't planned on being up there out of fear of getting squished, but we saw an open spot when we got in and decided to take our chances. Ever since this night, I'm ALWAYS barricade at an All Time Low show. You should try it sometime. It's great.

5. August 27, 2016: Opening for Blink-182 (Hershey, PA)

I don't have any photos from this trip unfortunately, but it was the first time that I got to travel to see my boys, and it was 12 HOURS away from home. I made a mini-documentary about it for a class; if you watch, please note that my video editing skills are better than they were a year ago.

6. July 18, 2017: The Young Renegades Tour (St. Louis, MO)

Megan Courtney

After two years of waiting, I got to meet my boys again! This one's special to me because it was the first time that Mady had gotten to meet them, too.

7. December 2, 2017: Y98 Mistletoe Show (St. Charles, MO)

Megan Courtney

This show was really funny, mostly because they had their ENTIRE crew with them to reset the stage as if it were actually one of their concerts. I was way up high with Mady for this one, and we were the only ones standing, but, it was still a blast.

8. April 7, 2018: The Young Renegades Tour Part II (Peoria, IL)

Ashley Obsorn

Getting to go to a random college town 3 hours away just to see my favorite band was cool. This tour was meant for the cities they rarely go to, so for the special occasion, they played songs they rarely played. It felt like a true nostalgic All Time Low show.

10. August 5, 2018: Summer Ever After Tour (Indianapolis, IN)

Ashley Osborn

I was a little nervous for this trip because I was worried it wasn't going to come together, but it did at the last minute. I'm super excited that it did, though, because my mom came with me (and yes, she got to meet them, too!)

Report this Content
This article has not been reviewed by Odyssey HQ and solely reflects the ideas and opinions of the creator.

Chick-fil-A, I love you.

Keep Reading... Show less

An open letter to my father

What you did sounds dumb to me

An open letter to my father
The Truth About My Parents' Divorce

Considering im 18 now & you're one of the best men i've ever met since you have a child; me. I want you to know that I love you, more than anyone, I love you. I don't forgive you for the way you hurt my mother. I'm hurt because you broke our family. Thing went down hill the day you found Laquita. You we're distant & shortly after my mother turned into the coldest, saddest women to walk past me. She's my best friend & so are you. Not one day goes by where I don't wonder what she did wrong. How on earth could you trade your family & the women who loved you unconditionally for a home wrecker? Sounds dumb to me.

Keep Reading... Show less

Is God Reckless?

Exploring the controversy behind the popular worship song "Reckless Love"

Is God Reckless?

First things first I do not agree with people getting so caught up in the specific theology of a song that they forget who they are singing the song to. I normally don't pay attention to negative things that people say about worship music, but the things that people were saying caught my attention. For example, that the song was not biblical and should not be sung in churches. Worship was created to glorify God, and not to argue over what kind of theology the artist used to write the song. I was not made aware of the controversy surrounding the popular song "Reckless Love" by Cory Asbury until about a week ago, but now that I am aware this is what I have concluded.The controversy surrounding the song is how the term reckless is used to describe God's love. This is the statement that Cory Asbury released after many people questioned his theology regarding his lyrics. I think that by trying to clarify what the song was saying he added to the confusion behind the controversy.This is what he had to say,
"Many have asked me for clarity on the phrase, "reckless love". Many have wondered why I'd use a "negative" word to describe God. I've taken some time to write out my thoughts here. I hope it brings answers to your questions. But more than that, I hope it brings you into an encounter with the wildness of His love.When I use the phrase, "the reckless love of God", I'm not saying that God Himself is reckless. I am, however, saying that the way He loves, is in many regards, quite so. What I mean is this: He is utterly unconcerned with the consequences of His actions with regards to His own safety, comfort, and well-being. His love isn't crafty or slick. It's not cunning or shrewd. In fact, all things considered, it's quite childlike, and might I even suggest, sometimes downright ridiculous. His love bankrupted heaven for you. His love doesn't consider Himself first. His love isn't selfish or self-serving. He doesn't wonder what He'll gain or lose by putting Himself out there. He simply gives Himself away on the off-chance that one of us might look back at Him and offer ourselves in return.His love leaves the ninety-nine to find the one every time."
Some people are arguing that song is biblical because it makes reference to the scripture from Matthew 28:12-14 and Luke 15. Both of these scriptures talk about the parable of the lost sheep and the shepherd. The shepherd symbolizes God and the lost sheep are people that do not have a relationship with God. On the other hand some people are arguing that using the term reckless, referring to God's character is heretical and not biblical. I found two articles that discuss the controversy about the song.The first article is called, "Reckless Love" By Cory Asbury - "Song Meaning, Review, and Worship Leading Tips." The writer of the article, Jake Gosselin argues that people are "Making a mountain out of a molehill" and that the argument is foolish. The second article, "God's Love is not Reckless, Contrary to What You Might Sing" by author Andrew Gabriel argues that using the term reckless is irresponsible and that you cannot separate Gods character traits from God himself. For example, saying that God's love is reckless could also be argued that God himself is reckless. Reckless is typically not a word that someone would use to describe God and his love for us. The term reckless is defined as (of a person or their actions) without thinking or caring about the consequences of an action. However, Cory Asbury is not talking about a person, he is talking about God's passionate and relentless pursuit of the lost. While I would not have chosen the word reckless, I understand what he was trying to communicate through the song. Down below I have linked two articles that might be helpful if you are interested in reading more about the controversy.

Keep Reading... Show less
Student Life

10 Signs You Grew Up In A Small Town

Whether you admit it or not, that tiny town will always have your heart.

The Odyssey

1. You still talk to people that you went to elementary school with.

These are the people you grew up with and the people you graduated high school with. The faces you see in kindergarten are the same faces you’ll see for the rest of your life.

Keep Reading... Show less
Student Life

150 Words For Anyone Who Loves Football Games

Why I love high school football games, even though I don't like football.

Dallas News

When most think of high school they think of friend drama, parties, getting your drivers license, and best of all foot ball games.

Keep Reading... Show less

Subscribe to Our Newsletter

Facebook Comments