Emo Is Cool











{April 25, 2008}   Artist of the week – Yellowcard

This week, I’ll tell you something about the only emo band using violins in their songs: Yellowcard

The band srtarted making music in 1997, when, with some difference in line-up,  they releasd their first album Mdget Tossing, which wasn’t really succesful. Their third album, One For The Kids (this is their first album with current singer Ryan Key), was a bit more succesful, but they still waren’t really popular. Breakthrough into mainstream came with their next alum, Ocean Avenue, which had quite a few hit songs, like Way Away, Ocean Avenue, Only One… They released their current album, Paper Walls, in last July and are currently on Acoustic tour.

Members:

 

Ryan Key, vocal and guitar

 

 

 

 

 

Sean Mackin, violin, back vocals

 

 

 

 

Ryan Mendez, guitar and back vocal

 

 

 

 

Longineu Parsons III, drums

 

 

Jushua Portman plays bass on their tour and is not yet a full member of the band.

Genre: pop punk

Discography: Midget Tossing, Where We Stand, Still Standing EP, One For The Kids, The Underdog EP, Ocean Avenue, Lights and Sounds, Paper Walls, Live From Las Vegas at The Palms

Simillar artist: The All-American Rejects, Sugarcult, Sum 41, Simple Plan, New Found Glory

My favourite song: Only One

 

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