Soon, the group had gained local notoriety and radio airplay with their homemade recording Hey Mr. Beifuss about their favorite hometown movie critic. After leaving their hometown in 2005 to attend different colleges, the Vandalistz reunited in Memphis the summer after their freshman year to record their first album. In order to capture the chemistry of the band, SV enlisted sound engineering student Chad Carlisle (aka Snoel) to record their songs live at Alanna's parents' house. The resulting album, I Forgot Where I Was Going, So I Came Back, features a spirited lo-fi pop sound that ranges from sweet and introspective to frustrated and dramatic.
With the finished album in hand, the band took to the road in the Scandy Van for their Demi-National Tour and arrived back in Memphis two weeks later with matching tattoos. Every summer till 2009, SV reunited in Memphis and continued writing and playing together. In 2008, they recorded their second album with sound engineer Noah Glenn. Featuring a harder-edged sound than their debut, Home To Roost revisits some of the themes of SV's first album while also growing with the group. Visit their website at http://whatiloveaboutconcrete.com/sv/ Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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