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