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Like From Autumn to Ashes, Nora, and Hopesfall, Emery combine an alternative pop/rock foundation with elements of screamo and melodic hardcore. A Christian theme also runs throughout the band's music, which often examines the contrasts between Heaven/Hell, melody/brutality, and conventional singing/guttural screaming. Formed in South Carolina in 2001, the band originally included the talents of recent college graduates Toby Morrell (vocals, guitar), Matt Carter (guitar), Joel Green (bass), Devin Shelton (guitar), Josh Head (keyboards), and Seth Studley (drums). After weighing their options, Emery's members decided that Seattle would be a better environment for a burgeoning band, prompting the group to move westward in September 2001. Once established in the Emerald City, Emery signed with the Seattle-based Tooth & Nail label, which united them with producer/engineer Ed Rose for the creation of the band's debut album. The Weak's End appeared in January 2004, followed by The Question in August 2005. Drummer Seth Studley left before the latter album's release, however, prompting the group to enlist Dave Powell as his replacement. One year later, bassist Joel Green also left the band, although the bandmates opted to relegate bass duties to guitarists Morrell and Shelton rather than admit a new member. I'm Only a Man arrived in 2007 and signaled a new direction for the band, whose newfound use of synthesizers and increasingly melodic singing contrasted with the harsher sounds of Emery's previous work. One year later, however, the musicians reverted to their original sound with the While Broken Hearts Prevail EP, while 2009's ...In Shallow Seas We Sail proved to be a mix of both styles. In 2011, the band parted ways with guitarist Devin Shelton, but managed to soldier on without him, releasing the heavier We Do What We Want later that year. In the late summer of 2013, they issued an eponymous recording on their own BadChristian music label. The group's sixth studio album and second outing for BadChristian, You Were Never Alone arrived in 2015. ~ Alex Henderson
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  2.   Walls
  3.   Studying Politics
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  5.   So Cold I Could See My Breath
  6.   Don't Bore Us, Get to the Chorus
  7.   Fractions
  8.   Fix Me
  9.   Playing with Fire
  10.   The Less You Say
  11.   The Anchors
  12.   In Shallow Seas We Sail
  13.   Curbside Goodbye
  14.   By All Accounts (Today Was a Disaster)
  15.   Daddy's Little Peach
  16.   Dear Death, Pt. 1
  17.   Say the Things (You Want)
  18.   Listening to Freddie Mercury
  19.   Hard Times
  20.   Churches and Serial Killers
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  23.   The Terrible Secret
  24.   What's Stopping You
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  26.   Listening to Freddy Mercury
  27.   Piggy Bank Lies
  28.   Dear Death, Pt. 2
  29.   Butcher's Mouth
  30.   Always Depends
  31.   Whoa! Man
  32.   The Movie Song
  33.   What Makes a Man a Man
  34.   Death to Inconvenience
  35.   All I Want
  36.   Studing Politics
  37.   The Note from Which a Chord Is Built
  38.   Alone
  39.   Pink Slip
  40.   Rock, Pebble, Stone
  41.   The Cheval Glass
  42.   I'm Not Here for Rage I'm Here for Revenge (More
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  44.   The Poor and the Prevalent
  45.   Cutthroat Collapse
  46.   A Sin to Hold on To
  47.   Do the Things (You Want)
  48.   Ten Talents
  49.   Edge of the World
  50.   Rock-N-Rule
  51.   World Away
  52.   After the Devil Beats His Wife
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  55.   From Crib to Coffin
  56.   Thoughtlife
  57.   The Last Christmas
  58.   In a Win, Win Situation
  59.   Left with Alibis and Lying Eyes
  60.   Bloodless
  61.   As Your Voice Fades
  62.   Thrash
  63.   Everywhere and Nowhere
  64.   You Wanted It
  65.   The Curse of Perfect Days
  66.   Jesus Gave Us Christmas
  67.   Inside Our Skin
  68.   The Smile, The Face
  69.   Story About a Man with a Bad Heart
  70.   (Ho Ho Hey) A Way For Santa's Sleigh
  71.   Miss Behavin'
  72.   Returning the Smile You Have Had from the Start
  73.   Disguising Mistakes With Goodbyes
  74.   Hold On
  75.   Salvatore Wryhta
  76.   Taken For a Bath
  77.   Go Wrong Young Man
  78.   To the Deep
  79.   The Beginning
  80.   Trust
  81.   32
  82.   Scissors
  83.   Under Serious Attack
  84.   The Secret
  85.   Holding Out for a Hero
  86.   In Between 4th and 2nd Street
  87.   I Never Got to See the West Coast
  88.   In a Lose, Lose Situation
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  90.   So Cold I Could Barely Breath
  91.   [CD-ROM Track]
  92.   The Ponytails
  93.   So Cold I Can See My Breath
  94.   Crumbling