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