Five Stories Falling

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Five Stories Falling
Thursday-fivestoriesfalling.jpg
EP by
ReleasedOctober 22, 2002
Recorded2002
Genre Emo, screamo
Length23:46
Label Victory
Producer Sal Villanueva
Thursday chronology
Full Collapse
(2001)
Five Stories Falling
(2002)
War All the Time
(2003)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic Star full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svgStar empty.svgStar empty.svg [1]
Exclaim! Unfavorable [2]
IGN 9/10 [3]
Rolling Stone Star full.svgStar full.svgStar empty.svgStar empty.svgStar empty.svg [4]

Five Stories Falling is a five-song EP released by Thursday in 2002. The first four tracks are live versions of songs from Full Collapse , recorded while the band performed on the Vans Warped Tour. The fifth track, a new song named "Jet Black New Year", quickly became popular amongst fans; the song featured Gerard Way of My Chemical Romance performing screamed background vocals. The EP also featured stories by each of the band members, including touring (and now permanent) keyboardist Andrew Everding.

Contents

On their UK Tour in 2006, when introducing the song "Jet Black New Year", lead singer Geoff Rickly publicly urged the crowd present not to purchase this E.P. but to download "Jet Black New Year" instead.[ citation needed ]

It reached #197 on the Billboard 200. [5]

Tracks

All lyrics are written by Geoff Rickly; all music is composed by Thursday.

No.TitleLength
1."Autobiography of a Nation" (live)4:25
2."Understanding in a Car Crash" (live)5:26
3."Standing on the Edge of Summer" (live)4:18
4."Paris in Flames" (live)4:50
5."Jet Black New Year"4:49

Personnel

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References

  1. Allmusic review
  2. Green, Stuart (February 1, 2003). "Thursday Five Stories Falling". Exclaim!. Ian Danzig. Retrieved February 5, 2018.
  3. IGN review
  4. Rolling Stone review
  5. Chart data on Allmusic. Allmusic. Retrieved August 7, 2009.