How to Start a Fire

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How to Start a Fire
Studio album by Further Seems Forever
Released February 11, 2003
Genre Christian rock, indie rock, emo
Length 36:50
Label Tooth & Nail Records
Producer James Paul Wisner, Further Seems Forever
Further Seems Forever chronology
The Moon is Down
(2001)
How to Start a Fire
(2003)
Hide Nothing
(2004)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars link
Rolling Stone 3/5 stars Archived May 27, 2008 at the Wayback Machine

How to Start a Fire is the second album by the Pompano Beach, Florida rock band Further Seems Forever, released in 2003 by Tooth & Nail Records. It was the band's only album with vocalist Jason Gleason, who had replaced original singer Chris Carrabba when the latter left the band to focus on his new project Dashboard Confessional. Gleason would leave the band the following year due to interpersonal tensions and be replaced by former Sense Field singer Jon Bunch. How to Start a Fire was also the band's first album with guitarist Derick Cordoba, replacing original guitarist Nick Dominguez.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Further Seems Forever

  1. "How to Start a Fire" – 2:51
  2. "The Sound" – 3:41
  3. "A Blank Page Empire" – 4:09
  4. "Against My Better Judgement" – 3:41
  5. "I Am" – 3:24
  6. "Pride War" – 3:04
  7. "On Legendary" – 3:40
  8. "Insincerity as an Artform" – 3:44
  9. "The Deep" – 3:46
  10. "Aurora Borealis (In Long Form)" – 4:50

Performers[edit]

Album information[edit]

  • Record label: Tooth & Nail Records
  • Record label (vinyl version): Broken Circles Records
  • All songs written by Further Seems Forever.
  • Recorded, engineered, and mixed by James Paul Wisner at Wisner Productions.
  • Produced by James Paul Wisner and Further Seems Forever.
  • Executive producers: Brandon Ebel and Bill Power.
  • Mastered by Alan Douches at West Side Mastering.
  • Illustrations by David Rankin.
  • Band photography by Alan Ferguson.
  • Art direction by Further Seems Forever.
  • Design by Kris McCaddon and Further Seems Forever.