Sirens and Condolences

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Sirens and Condolences
Bayside - Sirens and Condolences.jpg
Studio album by Bayside
Released January 27, 2004
Recorded Phase Studios, College Park, Maryland
Genre Punk rock, emo
Length 39:48
Label Victory
Producer J. Robbins, Bayside
Bayside chronology
Bayside/Name Taken – Split EP
(2003)
Sirens and Condolences
(2004)
Bayside
(2005)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 3/5 stars [1]
Exclaim! Unfavorable[2]
LAS Magazine 6/10[3]
Punknews.org 3/5 stars[4]

Sirens and Condolences is the debut studio album by American rock band Bayside, released in 2004 through Victory Records. The album has since sold 40,000 copies.[5] By August 2005, the album had sold 50,000 copies.[6]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Masterpiece" 3:44
2. "Poison in My Veins" 3:32
3. "Phone Call from Poland" 3:23
4. "Talking of Michelangelo" 3:38
5. "Alcohol and Altar Boys" 3:03
6. "A Synonym for Acquiesce" 5:17
7. "How to Fix Everything" 4:04
8. "Kellum" 2:36
9. "If You're Bored" 3:04
10. "Just Enough to Love You" (re-recorded version; original version on Bayside/Name Taken split) 3:45
11. "Guardrail" 3:38
Total length: 39:48

Additional[edit]

Writing Credits[edit]

This album was the only one not entirely credited to Bayside as a band. The music and melodies were written by Anthony Raneri, while the lyrics were written by Andrew Elderbaum. The same process was used on the split cd with Name Taken.

Personnel[edit]

  • Anthony Raneri - Vocals, Guitar
  • Andrew Elderbaum - Bass
  • Jack O'Shea - Guitar, Additional vocals
  • Jim Mitchell - Drums
  • J. Robbins - Production, mixing
  • Alan Douches - Mastering
  • Emily Driskill - Photography
  • Jason Link - Album layout

References[edit]

Citations
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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