The band recorded two EPs: "Cold War" and "New York Hospitals". Silberman's collection of songs (which was mentioned as an "elegy for his planned disappearance") would later become a full-length album titled "Hospice" and would feature an epic storyline, telling the analogy of an abusive relationship through the tale of a man losing a loved one to cancer. Silberman has stated that the album is mostly auto-biographical. The album was independently released by the band in March of 2009, selling an apparently overwhelming number of copies, later selling all of their stock and had to produce more.
The band later commented that they had "bit off more than they could chew". The album received critical praise for both its narrative and musicianship and has since been listed on several "Album of the Year" lists. The band later signed with New York-based French Kiss Records. The label released a remastered "Hospice" on August 18, 2009.
In 2011, they released "Burst Apart," their follow-up to "Hospice." The album was received with critical acclaim equal to its predecessor, and the band subsequently launched a world tour in support of the record. They released the (together) EP shortly after Burst Apart which contained 8 remixes and covers with several collaberating artists. In 2012 the Underwater EP was released containing 4 new songs. On March 31th 2014 the band announced the 5th studio album called "Familiars". It was released on June 17th 2014 receiving critical acclaim worldwide. They are currenlty on a NA/EU tour in support for Familiars. Peter Silberman - vocals, guitar Michael Lerner - drums, percussion Darby Cicci - keyboards, trumpet, bowed banjo Additional members Justin Stivers – bass guitar on Hospice Timothy Mislock - bass guitar, guitar (touring) Discography: Uprooted (2006) In the Attic of the Universe (2007) Cold War (EP) (2008) New York Hospitals (EP) (2008) Hospice (2009) Burst Apart (2011) (together) (EP) (2011) Underwater (EP) (2012) Familiars (2014) Read more on Last.fm.
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