Bayside (album)

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Bayside
Bayside album.png
Studio album by Bayside
Released August 23, 2005
Recorded Sheppard Music, New York City, March–April 2005
Genre Punk rock, emo
Length 40:42
Label Victory
Producer Shep Goodman & Kenny Gioia
Bayside chronology
Sirens and Condolences
(2004)Sirens and Condolences2004
Bayside
(2005)
Acoustic
(2006)Acoustic2006
Singles from Bayside
  1. "Devotion and Desire"
    Released: July 26, 2005

Bayside is the second album by American rock band Bayside.

Release[edit]

"Devotion and Desire" was released to radio on July 26, 2005.[1] The album was released August 23, 2005 through Victory Records.

While touring drummer John "Beatz" Holohan was killed in an auto accident.[2] In February and March 2006, the group supported Smoking Popes on their tour of the U.S.[3] In April, the band supported Protest the Hero on their Canadian tour, dubbed Tour and Loathing.[4] In May and June, the band went on the Lions Tigers and Bears Tour, with The Sleeping, I Am the Avalanche, Hit the Lights and Halifax. For this tour, bassist Nick Ghanbarian re-joined the band.[5] In between dates on this tour, the band played a number of in-store performances at music stores.[6] In August, the band went on a brief tour alongside Spitalfield and Valencia.[7]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 3.5/5 stars[8]
Exclaim! Favorable[9]
Punknews.org 2.5/5 stars[10]

By April 2006, the album had sold over 51,000 copies.[11]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Bayside, except where noted.

No. Title Length
1. "Hello Shitty" 1:14
2. "Devotion and Desire" 3:29
3. "Tortures of the Damned" 3:28
4. "They Looked Like Strong Hands" 3:50
5. "Montauk" 3:40
6. "Blame It on Bad Luck" 3:26
7. "We'll Be OK" 4:23
8. "Existing in a Crisis (Evelyn)" 4:23
9. "Don't Call Me Peanut" 3:56
10. "Half a Life" 4:03
11. "Dear Tragedy" 4:55
Total length: 40:42

Credits[edit]

  • Anthony Raneri - vocals, guitar
  • Jack O'Shea - guitar
  • Nick Ghanbarian - bass guitar
  • John "Beatz" Holohan - drums
  • Shep Goodman - production, engineering, mixing
  • Kenny Gioia - production, engineering, mixing
  • Alan Douches - mastering
  • John Oliva - guitar tech
  • Arthur Bacon - keyboards on "Devotion and Desire" and "Don't Call Me Peanut"
  • Steve Soboslai - additional vocals on "They Looked Like Strong Hands"
  • Chris George - photography
  • Doublej - layout (who also appears as the subject on the cover, but is uncredited in liner notes)

References[edit]

Citations
  1. ^ "FMQB Airplay Archive: Modern Rock". Friday Morning Quarterback Album Report, Incorporated. Retrieved October 30, 2016. 
  2. ^ http://www.billboard.com/articles/news/60844/bayside-drummer-killed-in-auto-accident
  3. ^ "Smoking Popes to release live CD/DVD, tour with Bayside in February". Alternative Press. December 8, 2005. Retrieved June 25, 2016. 
  4. ^ "Protest The Hero touring with DragonForce, Every Time I Die - News". Alternative Press. April 5, 2006. Retrieved July 26, 2016. 
  5. ^ "Bayside announce tour with I Am The Avalanche, Hit The Lights". Alternative Press. May 16, 2006. Retrieved July 28, 2016. 
  6. ^ "In-store appearances for Bayside and June announced". Alternative Press. May 17, 2006. Retrieved July 28, 2016. 
  7. ^ "Spitalfield drop off Warped Tour, announce tour with Bayside". Alternative Press. August 7, 2006. Retrieved August 1, 2016. 
  8. ^ AllMusic review
  9. ^ http://exclaim.ca/music/article/bayside-bayside
  10. ^ https://www.punknews.org/review/4289/bayside-bayside
  11. ^ Kohli, Rohan (April 21, 2006). "Soundscan Results: Week Ending April 16th, 2006". absolutepunk.net. Retrieved February 12, 2016. 
Sources
  • "The #1 Independent Rock Label Is Hiring All Positions". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 117 (35). August 27, 2005. ISSN 0006-2510. 

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