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We Came as Romans

We Came as Romans hail from Troy, MI, an upscale Detroit suburb that gave birth to the band’s blend of post-hardcore and melodic screamo. Guitarist Joshua Moore, bassist Andy Glass, drummer Eric Choi, guitarist Lou Cotton, and vocalists David Stephens and Kyle Pavone headlined shows in the Michigan area before graduating to the national circuit, where they opened shows for the likes of Our Last Night, Gwen Stacy, and The Number Twelve Looks Like You. We Came as Romans took time off in September 2008 to record an EP, Dreams, which they released for free two months later. Over 50,000 copies were downloaded within its first week of availability, and the band used that momentum to sign a contract with Equal Vision Records in early 2009. They returned to the studio with Joey Sturgis (who had previously recorded the group's EP) that same year to work on a full-length album, To Plant a Seed, which was released that fall. The band toured ceaselessly following being signed to Equal Vision, with multiple trips across the United States, Canada and Europe as well as New Zealand, and Australia. In 2011, the band began work on Understanding What We've Grown to Be, a lyrically darker affair than To Plant a Seed. Amid constant touring and Joshua Moore contracting bacterial meningitis, taking him out of commission for a short while, the band released the record in September of 2011 to positive reviews, peaking at the number twenty-one slot on the Billboard 200. 2013's Tracing Back Roots offered up a cleaner, more melodic take on the genre, a musical shift that became even more pronounced on 2015's eponymous We Came As Romans. ~ Andrew Leahey
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We Came as Romans


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We Came as Romans

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We Came as Romans

  1.   Song
  2.   Mis/Understanding
  3.   The World I Used to Know
  4.   Tear It Down
  5.   Fade Away
  6.   Regenerate
  7.   Intentions
  8.   Tracing Back Roots
  9.   To Plant a Seed
  10.   What I Wished I Never Had
  11.   Understanding What We've Grown To Be
  12.   Cast the First Stone
  13.   Roads That Don't End and Views That Never Cease
  14.   I Knew You Were Trouble
  15.   Hope
  16.   Never Let Me Go
  17.   My Love
  18.   I Can't Make Your Decisions For You
  19.   An Ever-Growing Wonder
  20.   The Way That We Have Been
  21.   A Moment
  22.   Stay Inspired
  23.   Tell Me Now
  24.   Glad You Came
  25.   Views That Never Cease, To Keep Me From Myself
  26.   Beliefs
  27.   Memories
  28.   Let These Words Last Forever
  29.   To Move on Is to Grow
  30.   Just Keep Breathing
  31.   A War Inside
  32.   We Are the Reasons
  33.   Broken Statues
  34.   Defiance
  35.   I Will Not Reap Destruction
  36.   Wasted Age
  37.   Flatline
  38.   Blur
  39.   Present, Future, And Past
  40.   The King of Silence
  41.   What My Heart Held
  42.   Everything As Planned
  43.   Fair-Weather
  44.   1230
  45.   I Am Free
  46.   Who Will Pray?
  47.   Dreams
  48.   Savior of the Week
  49.   Ghosts
  50.   Searching, Seeking, Reaching, Always
  51.   I Survive
  52.   Through The Darkest Dark And Brightest Bright

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