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Four Year Strong

Taking influence from the likes of Lifetime, Gorilla Biscuits, and New Found Glory, Four Year Strong built an aggressive and melody-riddled combination of hardcore, emo pop, and pop-punk upon their formation in Worcester, Massachusetts. The band's lineup -- vocalist/guitarists Dan O'Connor and Alan Day, bassist Joe Weiss, drummer Jake Massucco, and synth player Josh Lyford -- was cemented during the musicians' high-school tenure in 2003, though a form of the band had already existed for several years. Following the appearance of two self-released EPs, Four Year Strong signed a deal with New Jersey-based imprint I Surrender Records. Their debut full-length, Rise or Die Trying, was issued on the label in September 2007. Tour dates with groups like the Starting Line, Valencia, and From First to Last kept them on the road for the remainder of the year. Their next release, an album of '90s covers called Explains It All, arrived at the end of 2009 and was followed a year later by the original set Enemy of the World. At this point, the band decided to lose its synth element, paring down to a quartet and parting ways with Josh Lyford in the process. In 2011, Four Year Strong went into the studio with producer David Bendeth to work on their fourth album, In Some Way, Shape, or Form, which was released at the end of the year. Their serious new tone took many fans by surprise and they took a few years to deliver a follow-up. Released in 2014, their Go Down in History EP was considered a sort of return to form. In early 2015, nearly four years after their last LP, they announced the release of their self-titled fifth album and first for California-based indie Pure Noise. The album was a success for Four Year Strong, reaching number 77 on Billboard's Top 200. They followed it up two years later with a collection of rarities and unplugged material called Some of You Will Like This, Some of You Won't. ~ Corey Apar & Timothy Monger
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Four Year Strong

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Four Year Strong

  1.   Song
  2.   Just Drive
  3.   Wasting Time (Eternal Summer)
  4.   Heroes Get Remembered, Legends Never Die
  5.   It Must Really Suck to Be Four Year Strong Right Now
  6.   Spiderwebs
  7.   Ironic
  8.   Beatdown In The Key Of Happy
  9.   If He's Here Who's Runnin' Hell
  10.   Find My Way Back
  11.   So Much for the Afterglow
  12.   Love Song
  13.   The Infected
  14.   Bada Bing Wit' A Pipe
  15.   So You're Saying There's A Chance…
  16.   Flannel Is the Color of My Energy
  17.   Semi-Charmed Life
  18.   In Bloom
  19.   Fly
  20.   Sweet Kerosene
  21.   Men Are From Mars Women Are From Hell
  22.   Sparkle Motion
  23.   Gotta Get Out
  24.   Your Ego Is Writing Checks Your Body Can't Cash
  25.   Let Me Down Again
  26.   The Sound of Your Heart
  27.   I'm a Big, Bright, Shining Star
  28.   Stolen Credit Card!
  29.   I Hold Myself In Contempt
  30.   Go Down in History
  31.   Living Proof of a Stubborn Youth
  32.   What's In The Box?
  33.   Heaven Wasn't Built to Hold Me
  34.   Fight the Future
  35.   Stuck in the Middle
  36.   Bad Newz Bears
  37.   Paul Revere's Midnight Ride
  38.   Tonight We Feel Alive (On a Saturday)
  39.   Nineteen with Neck Tatz
  40.   Bullet with Butterfly Wings
  41.   So Hot, And You Sweat on It
  42.   Abandon Ship or Abandon All Hope
  43.   Catastrophe
  44.   Wrecked 'Em Damn Near Killed 'Em
  45.   Prepare To Be Digitally Manipulated
  46.   Take Over
  47.   The This Body Pays the Bill$
  48.   Somewhere in My Memory
  49.   For Our Fathers
  50.   Maniac (ROD)
  51.   Nice to Know
  52.   Who Cares
  53.   Gravity
  54.   Wipe Yourself Off, Man. You Dead.
  55.   Tread Lightly
  56.   Falling on You
  57.   Unbreakable
  58.   What the Hell Is a Gigawatt
  59.   She's So High
  60.   Eating My Words
  61.   She Really Loved You
  62.   Not to Toot My Own Horn But, Beep Beep
  63.   Bring on the World
  64.   This Summer Session
  65.   Enemy of the World
  66.   Only the Meek Get Pinched. the Bold Survive
  67.   Here's To Swimming With Bow-Legged Women
  68.   We All Float Down Here
  69.   Fairweather Fan
  70.   Absolutely (Story of a Girl)
  71.   Roll to Me
  72.   The Security of the Familiar, the Tranquility of Repetition
  73.   One Step at a Time

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