Kill the House Lights

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New Jersey's Thursday was one of the leading lights of screamo's brief ascendancy into the mainstream. Their genre classic, Full Collapse, is still regarded as a major touchstone for thoughtful, emotionally lacerated post-hardcore, and their time on major-label Island produced more highlights. Kill the House Lights is part of a CD/DVD retrospective that sees Thursday returning not only to some of their better-loved songs, but to Full Collapse's label, Victory. The CD contains alternate and demo versions of Thursday standbys, such as "Paris in Flames" and "Wind Up," that amply display the band's heart and muscle in equal measure, and three new studio tracks that add to their legacy. "Dead Songs" swings and flails like ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide
New Jersey's Thursday was one of the leading lights of screamo's brief ascendancy into the mainstream. Their genre classic, Full Collapse, is still regarded as a major touchstone for thoughtful, emotionally lacerated post-hardcore, and their time on major-label Island produced more highlights. Kill the House Lights is part of a CD/DVD retrospective that sees Thursday returning not only to some of their better-loved songs, but to Full Collapse's label, Victory. The CD contains alternate and demo versions of Thursday standbys, such as "Paris in Flames" and "Wind Up," that amply display the band's heart and muscle in equal measure, and three new studio tracks that add to their legacy. "Dead Songs" swings and flails like At the Drive-In, and "Ladies and Gentlemen: My Brother, The Failure" features some of their heaviest guitar ever. They even include a crisp live version of third album War All the Time's anthem "Signals Over the Air." It's a fitting marker for not only Thursday's career to this point, but for their return to the indie label that put them in the national spotlight.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/30/2007
  • Label: Victory Records
  • UPC: 746105040823
  • Catalog Number: 408
  • Sales rank: 356,251

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Ladies and Gentlemen: My Brother, The Failure (4:12)
  2. 2 Dead Songs (2:52)
  3. 3 Voices on a String (3:32)
  4. 4 Signals Over the Air (4:25)
  5. 5 How Long Is the Night (6:44)
  6. 6 A Sketch for Time's Arrow (1:38)
  7. 7 Panic on the Streets of Health Care City (3:14)
  8. 8 The Roar of Far off Black Jets (1:58)
  9. 9 Paris in Flames (4:31)
  10. 10 Telegraph Avenue Kiss (3:41)
  11. 11 Wind Up (4:07)
  12. 12 Music from Kill the House Lights (1:16)
Disc 2
  1. 1 At This Velocity
  2. 2 Other Side of the Crash
  3. 3 Paris in Flames
  4. 4 Autobiography of a Nation
  5. 5 Understanding in a Car Crash
  6. 6 Signals Over the Air
  7. 7 Sugar in the Sacrament
  8. 8 Jet Black New Year
  9. 9 Steps Ascending
  10. 10 Division St.
  11. 11 [Bonus Material]
Disc 3
  1. 1 Still Dreaming - Silverstein (3:57)
  2. 2 One Love - Aiden (3:25)
  3. 3 The Plot to Bomb the Panhandle - A Day to Remember (4:03)
  4. 4 The Walking Wounded - Bayside (3:45)
  5. 5 We Will Fall Together - Streetlight Manifesto (4:49)
  6. 6 I'd Lose Myself - June (2:44)
  7. 7 Water's Edge - 1997 (4:18)
  8. 8 The Heist - Driver Side Impact (3:31)
  9. 9 Safety Net - Moros Eros (3:44)
  10. 10 Silence and Goodbye - The Autumn Offering (3:14)
  11. 11 Life Begins at 40oz. - Secret Lives of the Freemasons (3:53)
  12. 12 Broadcasting - Comeback Kid (3:53)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Thursday Primary Artist
Tim Payne Bass, Group Member
Steve Pedulla Guitar, Group Member
Tucker Rule Drums, Group Member
Tom Keeley Guitar, Group Member
Geoff Rickly Vocals, Group Member
Tim Kasher Vocals
Andrew Everding Keyboards, Group Member
Technical Credits
Dave Fridmann Producer, Engineer
Sal Villanueva Producer
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