Wires...and the Concept of Breathing

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Wires...and the Concept of Breathing
Studio album by A Skylit Drive
Released May 21, 2008
Recorded Warrior Sound in Raleigh, NC
Genre Post-hardcore, metalcore
Length 36:22
Label Tragic Hero
Producer Mitch Marlow, Al Jacob, Jamie King, Kit Walters
A Skylit Drive chronology
She Watched the Sky
(2007)
Wires...and the Concept of Breathing
(2008)
Adelphia
(2009)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AbsolutePunk.net (66%) [1]

Wires...and the Concept of Breathing is the first full-length album by American post-hardcore band A Skylit Drive. The album was released on May 21, 2008, on Tragic Hero Records.[2] The album is noted for frequently referencing the popular video game series Final Fantasy. The band released videos for five of the tracks: "Wires...and the Concept of Breathing", "This Isn't the End", "Knights of the Round", "All It Takes for Your Dreams to Come True" and "I'm Not a Thief, I'm a Treasure Hunter".[3][4] This is the first album to feature original vocalist, Michael Jagmin, who leave the band in 2005.

Track listing[edit]

All lyrics written by Michael Jagmin, except where noted. 

No. Title Lyrics Length
1. "In the Beginning There Was Void"     1:10
2. "Knights of the Round"   Michael Jagmin, Jonny Craig 2:49
3. "Wires (And the Concept of Breathing)"     2:31
4. "City on the Edge of Forever"     3:26
5. "Eris and Dysnomia"     2:08
6. "I'm Not a Thief, I'm a Treasure Hunter"     3:18
7. "My Disease"     3:10
8. "This Isn't the End"     2:55
9. "Sleepwalker"     1:23
10. "Pursuit Lets Wisdom Ride the Wind"     3:21
11. "Ex-Machina"     3:03
12. "Balance"     3:54
13. "All It Takes for Your Dreams to Come True"     3:15
Total length:
31:35

Personnel[edit]

Wires...and the Concept of Breathing album personnel as listed on Allmusic.[5]

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (2008) Peak
position
US Billboard 200 171
US Top Heatseekers Albums[6] 9
US Top Independent Albums[6] 20

References[edit]

  1. ^ AbsolutePunk review
  2. ^ "Wires & The Concept of Breathing: Skylit Drive: Music". Amazon.com. Retrieved 2012-03-15. 
  3. ^ "iTunes - Music - Wires... And the Concept of Breathing by A Skylit Drive". Itunes.apple.com. 2008-05-20. Retrieved 2012-03-15. 
  4. ^ "Wires...and the Concept of Breathing - A Skylit Drive". AllMusic. 2008-05-20. Retrieved 2012-03-15. 
  5. ^ "A Skylit Drive - Wires...and the Concept of Breathing – Credits". Allmusic. Retrieved January 28, 2011. 
  6. ^ a b "Wires...and the Concept of Breathing - A Skylit Drive". AllMusic. 2008-05-20. Retrieved 2012-03-15.