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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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  2.   In Currents
  3.   Narrow Mouth
  4.   Something That Produces Results
  5.   Session 06
  6.   Frayed in Doubt
  7.   Come Back
  8.   I Don't Care
  9.   Cyanide
  10.   Scared to Lose
  11.   Driving South
  12.   My Lack of Skill
  13.   Make a Decision
  14.   We Grew Up the Same
  15.   Is It My Fault
  16.   Power of Love
  17.   Fluxy
  18.   Sunday Drive
  19.   I Want to Hear You Sad
  20.   Session 04
  21.   Circulation
  22.   Take Time and Find
  23.   Harmony
  24.   The Negatives
  25.   Digital Age
  26.   Call Off the Bells
  27.   That's Not Your Real Name
  28.   The Smell of This Place
  29.   Figure It Out
  30.   Long Talks
  31.   Session 08
  32.   Look At Me
  33.   Session 07
  34.   Session 05
  35.   Session 01
  36.   Runaway
  37.   Intro
  38.   1000 Times a Day
  39.   Outside
  40.   Decoration
  41.   Exchanging Two Hundred
  42.   Baby Blue
  43.   Every Night's Another Story
  44.   Boxing Timelines
  45.   Magnolia
  46.   Better This Way
  47.   Guilt and Swell
  48.   Like a Kid
  49.   A Stain On the Carpet
  50.   Hair
  51.   Little Black Heart
  52.   The Car in 20
  53.   The One That You Hated
  54.   This Wasn't in Our Plan
  55.   No Good At Saying Sorry (One More Chance)
  56.   The Rest of My Life
  57.   I Think This Is Love
  58.   Session 09
  59.   Runaway II
  60.   Session 08, Pt II
  61.   Guess What
  62.   Never Coming Back
  63.   Session 03
  64.   Session 02
  65.   The Truth Is
  66.   I Don't Know How to Say This
  67.   Make It Happen
  68.   Dinner at the Money Table
  69.   The Mountain Range in My Living Room
  70.   Ashala Rock
  71.   Wearing the Tie
  72.   We Write the Wrong
  73.   All We Ever Needed
  74.   Close To You
  75.   Tell Me Why
  76.   Sesame, Smeshame
  77.   Nothing Lasts Forever
  78.   A Bigger Meaning
  79.   You Don't Know What It's Like
  80.   Uncle
  81.   We're Finding Something Out
  82.   Everything's Too Cold...But You're So Hot
  83.   The Course of Human Life
  84.   Ever So Sweet
  85.   Money in His Hand
  86.   My Sleep Pattern Changed
  87.   From Here to L.A.
  88.   A Little More Time
  89.   This Is Love

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