Page Avenue

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Page Avenue
Studio album by Story of the Year
Released September 16, 2003
Recorded 2002-2003 at Foxy Studios, Marina del Rey, California.
Genre post-hardcore, pop punk
Length 41:47
Label Maverick
Producer

John Feldmann

Story of the Year chronology
Story of the Year
(2002)
Page Avenue
(2003)
Live In the Lou/Bassassins
(2005)
Singles from Page Avenue
  1. "Until the Day I Die"
    Released: 2004
  2. "Anthem of Our Dying Day"
    Released: 2004
  3. "Sidewalks"
    Released: 2004

Page Avenue is the debut studio album by Story of the Year. It was released September 16, 2003, through Maverick Records. The album peaked at #51 on the Billboard 200 charts.[1] The singles released were "Until the Day I Die" and "Anthem of Our Dying Day". The album is named after a stretch of road in St. Louis, Missouri. The album has been certified gold in sales by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).

Page Avenue was mastered using HDCD. Although it is unmarked, playing the album in a CD player able to decode HDCD will give superior sound quality.

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AbsolutePunk.net 77%[2]
Allmusic 3/5 stars[3]
Sputnikmusic 2.5/5[4]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "And the Hero Will Drown"   3:13
2. "Until the Day I Die"   3:55
3. "Anthem of Our Dying Day"   3:37
4. "In the Shadows"   3:28
5. "Dive Right In"   3:15
6. "Swallow the Knife"   3:36
7. "Burning Years"   3:07
8. "Page Avenue"   3:37
9. "Sidewalks"   3:34
10. "Divide and Conquer"   3:04
11. "Razorblades"   3:23
12. "Falling Down" (featuring Ray Cappo, John Feldmann and Toby Morse) 3:58
Total length:
41:47

Enhanced Material

  • 3 behind-the-scenes videos
  • "Until the Day I Die" music video
  • Band photos
  • Links to more exclusive content

Credits[edit]

Charts[edit]


Use in popular media[edit]

  • The song "And the Hero Will Drown" was featured in Need for Speed: Underground.
  • The song "Sidewalks" was featured on the original One Tree Hill soundtrack, and also was featured on Donkey Konga 2.
  • The album cover can be seen as a poster in Lucas Scott's room in the TV Series One Tree Hill
  • The song "Sidewalks" can be heard in the Jake Jagielski and Peyton Sawyer passion scene in the episode 16, season 2 in the TV Series One Tree Hill
  • In the TV show Everybody Hates Chris, a Story Of The Year sticker based on the album cover can be seen next to Chris's bedroom door.
  • The song "Until The Day I Die" was used in a trailer for Friday Night Lights

Miscellaneous[edit]

  • The image on the front cover of the album is a satellite view of Downtown San Diego.
  • The album title is a reference to Missouri Route 364, which is located in the band's hometown of St. Louis, Missouri.
  • The song "Razorblades" was originally recorded as "Razorblades and Cupcakes" while they were still known as Big Blue Monkey.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Artist Chart History". Billboard. Retrieved 2008-05-23. 
  2. ^ Fallon, Chris (January 30, 2009). "Story of the Year - Page Avenue". AbsolutePunk.net. Retrieved 24 July 2012. 
  3. ^ Allmusic review
  4. ^ "Story of the Year: Page Avenue". Sputnikmusic. August 8, 2008. Retrieved 24 July 2012. 
  5. ^ "Artist Chart History". Billboard. Retrieved 2012-05-29. 
  6. ^ "RIAA Database Search Results". Recording Industry Association of America.