Complete List Of Straylight Run Albums And Songs

Straylight Run Albums

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Straylight Run is an American indie rock band formed in 2003 in Baldwin, New York. The band was started by John Nolan (vocals, guitar, piano) and Shaun Cooper (bass) after they left the band Taking Back Sunday. They were soon joined by John’s sister, Michelle DaRosa (vocals, piano), and Will Noon (drums). The band is known for their melodic, introspective style that blends indie rock and emo influences.

Straylight Run released two full-length studio albums: Straylight Run (2004) and The Needles the Space (2007). They also released several EPs, including Prepare to Be Wrong (2005), 3 Track EP (2007), Un Mas Dos (2008), and About Time (2009). Their debut album charted on the Billboard 200, and their second album reached number seventy-two on the same chart.

STRAYLIGHT RUN STUDIO ALBUMS

Straylight Run

Released October 12, 2004

Straylight Run is the debut studio album by Straylight Run, released on October 12, 2004. The album features a mix of indie rock and emo influences, showcasing the band’s melodic songwriting and emotional lyrics. The album peaked at number one hundred on the Billboard 200 chart.

The album features John Nolan on vocals, guitar, and piano, Michelle DaRosa on vocals and piano, Shaun Cooper on bass, and Will Noon on drums. It was produced by Tim O’Heir and recorded at Mission Sound in Brooklyn, New York, in early 2004.

CD Track Listings:

  1. “The Perfect Ending” – 4:29
  2. “The Tension and the Terror” – 3:38
  3. “Existentialism on Prom Night” – 4:01
  4. “Another Word for Desperate” – 3:23
  5. “Mistakes We Knew We Were Making” – 6:07
  6. “Dignity and Money” – 3:31
  7. “Your Name Here (Sunrise Highway)” – 4:08
  8. “Tool Sheds and Hot Tubs” – 4:31
  9. “It’s for the Best” – 5:01
  10. “Now It’s Done” – 4:16
  11. “Sympathy for the Martyr” – 3:30

The Needles the Space

Released June 19, 2007

The Needles the Space is Straylight Run’s second studio album, released on June 19, 2007. The album features a broader range of musical styles and more experimental songwriting compared to their debut. It peaked at number seventy-two on the Billboard 200 chart.

The album features John Nolan on vocals, guitar, and piano, Michelle DaRosa on vocals and piano, Shaun Cooper on bass, and Will Noon on drums. It was produced by Straylight Run and Bryan Russell and recorded at Applehead Recording in Woodstock, New York, in late 2006.

CD Track Listings:

  1. “The Words We Say” – 3:21
  2. “The Miracle That Never Came” – 3:42
  3. “Soon We’ll Be Living in the Future” – 3:56
  4. “How Do I Fix My Head” – 4:05
  5. “Who Will Save Us Now” – 4:10
  6. “Cover Your Eyes” – 4:12
  7. “We’ll Never Leave Again” – 3:29
  8. “Take It to Manhattan” – 3:47
  9. “Still Alone” – 4:00
  10. “This Is the End” – 4:11
  11. “Buttoned Down” – 4:02
  12. “Track #12” – 3:28
  13. “The First of This Century” – 5:00

Straylight Run EPs

Prepare to Be Wrong

Released October 4, 2005

Prepare to Be Wrong is an EP by Straylight Run, released on October 4, 2005. The EP features a collection of new songs and re-recorded tracks, providing a glimpse into the band’s evolving sound.

CD Track Listings:

  1. “I Don’t Want This Anymore” – 4:31
  2. “It Never Gets Easier” – 3:34
  3. “A Slow Descent” – 4:44
  4. “Hands in the Sky (Big Shot)” – 4:18
  5. “Later That Year” – 4:02
  6. “With God on Our Side” – 5:01

3 Track EP

Released 2007

3 Track EP is a digital EP by Straylight Run, released in 2007. The EP features three songs that highlight the band’s continued exploration of different musical styles.

CD Track Listings:

  1. “Wait and Watch” – 3:45
  2. “Take It to Manhattan (Acoustic)” – 3:47
  3. “Soon We’ll Be Living in the Future (Acoustic)” – 3:56

Un Mas Dos

Released September 16, 2008

Un Mas Dos is an EP by Straylight Run, released on September 16, 2008. The EP features three tracks that showcase the band’s evolving sound and lyrical depth.

CD Track Listings:

  1. “Wait and Watch” – 3:45
  2. “Ten Ton Shoes” – 3:12
  3. “Try” – 4:00

About Time

Released May 20, 2009

About Time is an EP by Straylight Run, released on May 20, 2009. The EP features a collection of new songs that highlight the band’s continued experimentation with their sound.

CD Track Listings:

  1. “I’m Through with the Past (But the Past Isn’t Through with Me)” – 3:42
  2. “The Great Compromise” – 3:55
  3. “Don’t Count Me Out” – 4:11
  4. “I Have a Feeling about This” – 3:27
  5. “The Right Time” – 3:34

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