The Pursuit Begins When This Portrayal of Life Ends

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The Pursuit Begins When This Portrayal of Life Ends
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Studio album by Evans Blue
Released July 24, 2007 (U.S., Canada)
Recorded January - April, 2007
Genre Alternative rock, hard rock, alternative metal
Length 51:30
Label Hollywood
Producer Trevor Kustiak
Evans Blue chronology
The Melody and the Energetic Nature of Volume
(2006)
The Pursuit Begins When This Portrayal of Life Ends
(2007)
Evans Blue
(2009)
Singles from The Pursuit Begins When This Portrayal of Life Ends
  1. "The Pursuit"
    Released: May 21, 2007
  2. "Shine Your Cadillac"
    Released: December 17, 2007

The Pursuit Begins When This Portrayal of Life Ends, commonly referred to simply as The Pursuit, is the second studio album by Canadian rock band Evans Blue. It was released on July 24, 2007. The first single is "The Pursuit" and was released to radio on May 21, 2007. The Pursuit was leaked onto the internet on May 23, 2007. It is first to feature Howard Davis on drums and the last album with Kevin Matisyn as the lead singer of the group, before current lead singer, Dan Chandler, replaced him. This release also has a heavier tone overall compared to their debut.

The album sold over 30,000 copies in its first three weeks on-sale 1

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "In a Red Dress and Alone" 3:09
2. "Shine Your Cadillac" 3:45
3. "Q (The Best One of Our Lives)" 3:57
4. "Kiss the Flag" 4:31
5. "My Damsel: A Confession to an Adversary" 5:42
6. "Pin-Up" 4:53
7. "Caught a Lite Sneeze" (Tori Amos cover) 4:06
8. "Fear" 3:58
9. "Dear Lucid, Our Time Is Right Now" 3:46
10. "Painted" 9:19
11. "The Pursuit" 4:26

Album credits[edit]

All songs written by K. Clarkson (Matisyn) / J. Lauzon / V. Tanaskovic except "Caught A Lite Sneeze," which was written by Tori Amos.

Band[edit]

Additional musicians[edit]

  • Michael Langford - Percussion, Engineer
  • Kevin Fox - Cello (Painted/Pin-Up)
  • Konrad Kustiak - Piano (Painted/Pin-Up)

Production[edit]

  • Trevor Kustiak—Producer
  • Mark Makowy—Mixing
  • Michael Langford—Engineer, Digital Editing
  • Tom Bender—Assistant
  • William Paden Hensley—Digital Editing, Mixing Assistant
  • P.R. Brown—Design, Photography
  • Bob Vosgien—Mastering
  • Geoffrey Weiss—A&R
  • Michael Barbiero—Mixing
  • Michael Brauer—Mixing
  • Mick Guzauski—Mixing

Unplugged Melody[edit]

The Unplugged Melody was included with the Canadian release of the album, containing acoustic versions of songs from The Melody and the Energetic Nature of Volume, with the exception of the Sarah McLachlan cover, "Possession". For a limited time, this DVD was included with each purchase of The Pursuit Begins When This Portrayal of Life Ends from Best Buy, and contains commentary from lead singer, Matisyn, as well as a making-of documentary for the second album.

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