Search the City

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Search the City
Origin Detroit, Michigan, United States
Genres Alternative rock,[1] indie rock,[1] emo,[1] punk rock[2]
Years active 2006–2009, 2011–2014 (hiatus)
Labels Tooth & Nail
Past members
  • Josh Frost
  • Eli Clark
  • Andy Paonessa
  • Brandon Ellis
  • Adam Mcmillion
  • Jim Baird
  • Travis Bobier
  • Jim Czech
  • Alex Sheldon
  • Chris Jenkins
  • Joe Marks

Search the City was an alternative and punk band from Detroit, Michigan who released two EPs and two studio albums.

Background[edit]

In 2006, their debut EP Ghosts was released. They were signed to Tooth & Nail Records and released their new debut album A Fire So Big the Heavens Can See It on April 1, 2008. A Fire So Big the Heavens Can See It charted at No. 46 on the Billboard Top Christian Albums chart.[3]

On June 19, 2012, the band released a YouTube video called "Search the City is alive!" in which the band announced a new demo, released on June 27 and a band member change, introducing 21-year-old Travis Bobier as the new vocalist of the band, taking the place of former vocalist Josh Frost, Chris Jenkins replacing former drummer Adam McMillion, and Joe Marks taking a permanent place of former full-time bassist Jim Baird, and temp bassists Eli Clark and Brandon Ellis.[citation needed] Original vocalist, Josh Frost, has begun work on his first solo project Kodiak Jack as well as opening up a recording studio called The Elephant Room, and in 2014, opened a second location in Nashville, Tennessee, run by longtime friend Josh Colby.[citation needed]

Their second album, Flight, was released on September 3, 2013.[citation needed] Four hit singles were released from this album: "Light the Fire", "Watch the Stars Fall", "Whispers & Memories" and "One Last Lullaby" including three more singles: "The Runaways", "Heartstrings" and Rewrite the Ending".[citation needed]

Discography[edit]

  • Ghosts — 2006 EP
  • A Fire So Big the Heavens Can See It — 2008
  • Demos — 2012 EP
  • Flight — 2013

Albums[edit]

A Fire So Big the Heavens Can See It

  • Bigger Scars Make Better Stories
  • Son of a Gun
  • Ambulance Chaser
  • Clocks and Timepieces
  • The Rescue
  • Detroit Was Built on Secrets
  • The Streetlight Diaries

Flight

  • Light the Fire
  • The Runaways
  • Watch the Stars Fall
  • Whispers and Memories
  • Heartstrings
  • Rewrite the Ending
  • One Last Lullaby

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