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The Early November

The members of the Early November were young enough to have grown up with the Drive-Thru Records sound, a formula that incorporated sensitive emo, pop, and punk revivalist amalgams with a bit of post-hardcore grit. The band first emerged in 2000, fighting to secure shows in their busy South Jersey scene while hoping to land a deal with Drive-Thru. By 2002, they succeeded when label figureheads Richard and Stefanie Reines signed vocalist/guitarist "Ace" (Arthur) Enders, bassist Sergio Anello, drummer Jeff Kummer, and guitarist Joseph Marro on the strengths of their demo and solid buzz. They made their label debut with the For All of This EP later that year. Promising appearances on the Warped Tour's Drive-Thru stage that summer spread the word, and by late 2003 the band's full-length debut, Room's Too Cold, was released. It was a particularly lush take on the Drive-Thru sound, with strings and ballads and a focus on the rich vocal presence of Enders. The band toured extensively behind the record; Enders later issued the first effort from his solo project I Can Make a Mess Like Nobody's Business in late 2004 and briefly toured behind the disc. Enders then turned back to the Early November, and writing began that summer for their follow-up sophomore release. Recording commenced in February 2005 with a fifth member on board, guitarist Bill Lugg. The band also released a summer split EP with I Am the Avalanche, Vinnie Caruana's post-Movielife project. The resulting The Mother, the Mechanic, and the Path was eventually issued in July 2006 as an ambitious triple album. Boasting a rock-oriented disc ("The Mechanic"), a more mellow, stripped-down disc ("The Mother"), and a third character-based soundtrack with dialogue to intermingle among the first two ("The Path"), the album debuted at number 31 on the Billboard Top 200. Various rounds of touring followed. In March 2007, however, the bandmembers announced their plans to go on an indefinite hiatus after the completion of scheduled dates that year. Following a four-year hiatus, the Early November reunited for a show in Philadelphia in late 2011. Additional shows were soon added and the bandmembers revealed they had signed with Rise Records to record their first album since 2006. Despite the time off, the band's third album, In Currents, fared well, reaching number 43 on the Top 200 and number six on the Independent Albums chart upon its 2012 release. Their fourth album, Imbue, arrived in the spring of 2015 and was once again produced by Enders. The Early November's next release was in the form of a career-spanning retrospective called Fifteen Years. Released in early 2017 by Bad Timing Records, the album featured new acoustic recordings of songs from throughout the band's history. ~ Johnny Loftus & Timothy Monger
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  1.   Song
  2.   In Currents
  3.   Narrow Mouth
  4.   Take Time and Find
  5.   Something That Produces Results
  6.   Every Night's Another Story
  7.   Session 08, Pt II
  8.   This Wasn't in Our Plan
  9.   Baby Blue
  10.   Nothing Lasts Forever
  11.   Session 05
  12.   Make a Decision
  13.   Boxing Timelines
  14.   The Course of Human Life
  15.   All We Ever Needed
  16.   Better This Way
  17.   Digital Age
  18.   Wearing the Tie
  19.   Close To You
  20.   Tell Me Why
  21.   The Smell of This Place
  22.   A Stain On the Carpet
  23.   Scared to Lose
  24.   Driving South
  25.   Figure It Out
  26.   No Good At Saying Sorry (One More Chance)
  27.   Money in His Hand
  28.   I Think This Is Love
  29.   Session 09
  30.   Session 08
  31.   Session 06
  32.   Runaway
  33.   Outside
  34.   Sesame, Smeshame
  35.   Sunday Drive
  36.   Circulation
  37.   Come Back
  38.   I Don't Care
  39.   Harmony
  40.   The Negatives
  41.   That's Not Your Real Name
  42.   The One That You Hated
  43.   Uncle
  44.   Session 04
  45.   I Don't Know How to Say This
  46.   Decoration
  47.   Exchanging Two Hundred
  48.   We Write the Wrong
  49.   Ashala Rock
  50.   Magnolia
  51.   Session 01
  52.   Cyanide
  53.   Ever So Sweet
  54.   Call Off the Bells
  55.   Guilt and Swell
  56.   Like a Kid
  57.   Frayed in Doubt
  58.   A Little More Time
  59.   My Lack of Skill
  60.   The Car in 20
  61.   Long Talks
  62.   A Bigger Meaning
  63.   Session 07
  64.   Never Coming Back
  65.   Session 03
  66.   We're Finding Something Out
  67.   We Grew Up the Same
  68.   Is It My Fault
  69.   Power of Love
  70.   Make It Happen
  71.   Everything's Too Cold...But You're So Hot
  72.   My Sleep Pattern Changed
  73.   Dinner at the Money Table
  74.   This Is Love
  75.   The Rest of My Life
  76.   The Mountain Range in My Living Room
  77.   Runaway II
  78.   You Don't Know What It's Like
  79.   1000 Times a Day
  80.   Hair
  81.   Fluxy
  82.   The Truth Is
  83.   Session 02
  84.   Guess What
  85.   From Here to L.A.
  86.   Intro
  87.   Little Black Heart
  88.   I Want to Hear You Sad
  89.   Look At Me