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