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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
  4.   The Ponytail Parades
  5.   The Less You Say
  6.   Playing with Fire
  7.   So Cold I Could See My Breath
  8.   (Ho Ho Hey) A Way For Santa's Sleigh
  9.   In a Win, Win Situation
  10.   Can't Stop the Killer
  11.   Bloodless
  12.   Salvatore Wryhta
  13.   Rock, Pebble, Stone
  14.   Listening to Freddy Mercury
  15.   The Cheval Glass
  16.   In Shallow Seas We Sail
  17.   Butcher's Mouth
  18.   A Sin to Hold on To
  19.   The Terrible Secret
  20.   In Between 4th and 2nd Street
  21.   As Your Voice Fades
  22.   Disguising Mistakes With Goodbyes
  23.   Taken For a Bath
  24.   Everywhere and Nowhere
  25.   Walls D Album Version)
  26.   Dear Death, Pt. 1
  27.   Cutthroat Collapse
  28.   World Away
  29.   Story About a Man with a Bad Heart
  30.   The Movie Song
  31.   What Makes a Man a Man
  32.   In a Lose, Lose Situation
  33.   Returning the Smile You Have Had from the Start
  34.   The Secret
  35.   Fractions
  36.   Listening to Freddie Mercury
  37.   Hold On
  38.   What's Stopping You
  39.   To the Deep
  40.   Pink Slip
  41.   Hard Times
  42.   Thrash
  43.   Trust
  44.   You Wanted It
  45.   The Curse of Perfect Days
  46.   The Anchors
  47.   Scissors
  48.   I'm Not Here for Rage I'm Here for Revenge (More
  49.   I Never Got to See the West Coast
  50.   Daddy's Little Peach
  51.   The Poor and the Prevalent
  52.   Inside Our Skin
  53.   Curbside Goodbye
  54.   Churches and Serial Killers
  55.   Do the Things (You Want)
  56.   Ten Talents
  57.   Edge of the World
  58.   Whoa! Man
  59.   Rock-N-Rule
  60.   The Party Song
  61.   After the Devil Beats His Wife
  62.   You Think You're Nickel Slick (But I Got Your Penny Change)
  63.   From Crib to Coffin
  64.   Death to Inconvenience
  65.   Studing Politics
  66.   Miss Behavin'
  67.   The Note from Which a Chord Is Built
  68.   Alone
  69.   The Beginning
  70.   Jesus Gave Us Christmas
  71.   Dear Death, Pt. 2
  72.   Always Depends
  73.   Say the Things (You Want)
  74.   The Smile, The Face
  75.   Don't Bore Us, Get to the Chorus
  76.   All I Want
  77.   The Last Christmas
  78.   Left with Alibis and Lying Eyes
  79.   Under Serious Attack
  80.   By All Accounts (Today Was a Disaster)
  81.   32
  82.   Addicted to Bad Decisions
  83.   Holding Out for a Hero
  84.   Thoughtlife
  85.   Piggy Bank Lies
  86.   Fix Me
  87.   The Weakest
  88.   Go Wrong Young Man
  89.   [Bonus Materials]
  90.   So Cold I Could Barely Breath
  91.   [CD-ROM Track]
  92.   The Ponytails
  93.   So Cold I Can See My Breath
  94.   Crumbling