Five Stories Falling

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Five Stories Falling
EP by Thursday
Released October 22, 2002
Recorded 2002
Genre Emo, screamo
Length 23:46
Label Victory
Producer Sal Villanueva
Thursday chronology
Full Collapse
Five Stories Falling
War All the Time
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]
IGN (9/10)[2]
Rolling Stone 2/5 stars[3]

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.

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.[4]

Track listing[edit]

All lyrics written by Geoff Rickly, all music composed by Thursday.

No. Title Length
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