Forcing Out the Silence

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Cover Artwork by Michael Repasch-Nieves
EP by Junius
Released January 1, 2004
January 30, 2015 (re-release)
Genre Art rock, post-rock, indie rock
Length 20:38
Label Radar Recordings (CDEP)
Producer Will Benoit
Junius chronology
Forcing Out the Silence
Blood Is Bright
(2006)Blood Is Bright2006
Singles from Forcing Out the Silence
  1. "Hiding Knives"
    Released: 2004

Forcing Out the Silence is the first EP by American art rock band Junius. It was originally released by Radar Recordings on January 1, 2004, but was later re-released on September 9, 2008 in its original packaging. The album was remastered for a 10th anniversary re-release on January 30, 2015.


Following the release of Forcing Out the Silence, Junius immediately began touring, playing more than two hundred shows over the duration of around nine months.[1] The band has toured frequently ever since.[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
EvilSponge 4/5 stars[3]
Decoy Music 4/5 stars[4]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Junius.

No. Title Length
1. "[Elan Vital]" 1:12
2. "Hiding Knives" 5:27
3. "From the Isle of the Blessed" 5:05
4. "[Elan Fatale]" 2:11
5. "Forcing out the Silence" 6:43
Total length: 20:38





  1. ^ "Press Resources". Radar Recordings. 2002–2009. Retrieved 2011-11-13. 
  2. ^ "Junius Shows/Tours". Facebook. 2011-11-13. Retrieved 2011-11-13. 
  3. ^ PostLibyan (2005). "Forcing Out the Silence". EvilSponge. Retrieved 2011-11-12. 
  4. ^ Josh Tabbia (2006-09-29). "Junius - Blood is Bright". Decoy Music. Retrieved 2011-11-12. 

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