Thursday / Envy

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Thursday / Envy
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EP (split)by Thursday & Envy
Released November 4, 2008
Recorded Spring 2008
Genre Post-hardcore, post-rock, screamo
Length33:42
Label Temporary Residence
Producer Tim Giles
Thursday chronology
Kill the House Lights
(2007) Kill the House Lights2007
Thursday / Envy
(2008)
Common Existence
(2009) Common Existence2009
Envy chronology
Envy / Jesu
(2008) Envy / Jesu2008
Thursday / Envy
(2008) Thursday / Envy2008
Recitation
(2010) Recitation2010
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Thursday / Envy is a split EP by post-hardcore bands Thursday and Envy. It was released exclusively in a package containing the album on both 180 gram 12" vinyl and on CD — individual CDs or vinyl have not been made available. [7] Three limited screen printed editions have been made available exclusively through web stores as of September 15, 2008. [8] The album has since seen a limited release in cassette format, all 500 copies of which were sold exclusively through independent record label, Academy Fight Song's web store.

Post-hardcore is a punk rock music genre that maintains the aggression and intensity of hardcore punk but emphasizes a greater degree of creative expression initially inspired by post-punk and noise rock. Like post-punk, the term has been applied to a broad constellation of groups. Post-hardcore began in the 1980s with bands like Hüsker Dü, Black Flag, and Minutemen. The genre expanded in the 1980s and 1990s with releases by bands from cities that had established hardcore scenes, such as Fugazi from Washington, D.C. as well as groups such as Big Black and Jawbox that stuck closer to post-hardcore's noise rock roots. In the 2000s, post-hardcore achieved mainstream success with the popularity of bands like My Chemical Romance, AFI, Hawthorne Heights, The Used, At the Drive-In and Senses Fail. In the 2010s, post-hardcore bands like Sleeping With Sirens and Pierce the Veil achieved success and bands like Title Fight and La Dispute experienced underground popularity.

Thursday (band) American post-hardcore band

Thursday is an American post-hardcore band, formed in New Brunswick, New Jersey in 1997. The band consists of Geoff Rickly, Tom Keeley, Steve Pedulla, Tim Payne, Andrew Everding, and Tucker Rule (drums).

Envy (band) rock band

Envy is a Japanese post-hardcore band formed in Tokyo, in 1992. They are signed to Rock Action Records in Europe and Temporary Residence Limited in North America, though originally they worked with Level Plane Records. Initially influential in the post-hardcore and screamo scenes, Envy soon began to employ elements of post-rock in their work as well.

Contents

Track listing

Side A: Thursday

All songs written by Thursday.

  1. "As He Climbed the Dark Mountain" – 3:03
  2. "In Silence" – 4:42
  3. "An Absurd and Unrealistic Dream of Peace" – 4:13
  4. "Appeared and Was Gone" (Remix of "In Silence" by Anthony Molina of Mercury Rev) – 5:59

Side B: Envy

All songs written by Envy, except for track 1 written by Shido from Metalpark and Envy.

  1. "An Umbrella Fallen into Fiction" – 6:28
  2. "Isolation of a Light Source" – 3:40
  3. "Pure Birth and Loneliness" – 5:40

Personnel

Thursday

Geoff Rickly American musician

Geoffrey William "Geoff" Rickly is an American musician, best known as the lead singer and songwriter of rock band Thursday. Rickly is also a member of hardcore punk band United Nations, and the alternative rock group No Devotion with former members of Lostprophets, and is the founder of the record label Collect Records.

Envy

Album personnel

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