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7th Feb '16 9:10:04 AM Freshmeat
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Thursday were an AlternativeRock band from New Brunswick, UsefulNotes/NewJersey. They were one of the forefathers and TropeMakers of the 2000s Music/{{Emo}} scene, credited for influencing many bands and bringing the emotive hardcore genre into the 21st Century. They would later switch to a more AlternativeRock sound with a bit of {{Shoegazing}} and PostRock elements while keeping what would be their distinct sound. They unfortunately have broken up as of 2011, after releasing what some fans believed to be their MagnumOpus, ''No Devolución''.
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Thursday were an AlternativeRock band from New Brunswick, UsefulNotes/NewJersey. They were one of the forefathers and TropeMakers of the 2000s Music/{{Emo}} scene, credited for influencing many bands and bringing the emotive hardcore genre into the 21st Century. They would later switch to a more AlternativeRock sound with a bit of {{Shoegazing}} and PostRock elements while keeping what would be their distinct sound. They unfortunately have broken up as of 2011, after releasing what some fans believed to be their MagnumOpus, ''No Devolución''.
27th Jan '16 2:47:19 PM SupremeLeaderSnoke
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Thursday were an AlternativeRock band from New Brunswick, UsefulNotes/NewJersey. They were one of the forefathers of the 2000s Music/{{Emo}} scene, credited for influencing many bands and bringing the emotive hardcore genre into the 21st Century. They would later switch to a more AlternativeRock sound with a bit of {{Shoegazing}} and PostRock elements while keeping what would be their distinct sound. They unfortunately have broken up as of 2011, after releasing what some fans believed to be their MagnumOpus, ''No Devolución''.
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Thursday were an AlternativeRock band from New Brunswick, UsefulNotes/NewJersey. They were one of the forefathers and TropeMakers of the 2000s Music/{{Emo}} scene, credited for influencing many bands and bringing the emotive hardcore genre into the 21st Century. They would later switch to a more AlternativeRock sound with a bit of {{Shoegazing}} and PostRock elements while keeping what would be their distinct sound. They unfortunately have broken up as of 2011, after releasing what some fans believed to be their MagnumOpus, ''No Devolución''.

* CarefulWithThatAxe: Very often. From Geoff, backing band members, or guest vocalists (either Tim from Music/RiseAgainst or Tom Schlatter from [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GgA3WY74q-M You and I]]). * CallBack: "The Other Side of the Crash" tells of another viewpoint of "Understanding in a Car Crash".
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* CarefulWithThatAxe: Very often. From Geoff, backing band members, or guest vocalists (either Tim [=McIlrath=] from Music/RiseAgainst or Tom Schlatter from [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GgA3WY74q-M You and I]]). * CallBack: "The Other Side of the Crash" tells of another the other viewpoint of "Understanding in a Car Crash".

* DrivenToSuicide: Many of their lyrics revolve around the concept of suicide, and their experiences with loved ones who fell to this. One line in "War All the Time" talks about one of their friend's older brother who fell off a cliff.
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* DrivenToSuicide: Many Some of their lyrics revolve around the concept of suicide, and their experiences with loved ones who fell to this. One line in "War All the Time" talks about one of their friend's older brother who fell off a cliff.

* TranslatedCoverVersion: Surprisingly averted with their cover of Music/SigurRos' "Ny Batteri". Geoff sings it as is.
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* TranslatedCoverVersion: Surprisingly averted with their cover of Music/SigurRos' "Ny Batteri". Geoff sings it as is.is, in Icelandic.
27th Jan '16 2:43:29 PM SupremeLeaderSnoke
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Thursday were an AlternativeRock band from New Brunswick, UsefulNotes/NewJersey. They were one of the forefathers of the 2000s Music/{{Emo}} scene, credited for influencing many bands, especially ''The Wave'' bands like La Dispute and Touché Amoré. They would later switch to a more AlternativeRock sound with a bit of {{Shoegazing}} and PostRock elements while keeping what would be their distinct sound. They unfortunately have broken up as of 2011, after releasing what some fans believed to be their MagnumOpus, ''No Devolución''. After splitting ways, members have joined other side projects while Geoff Rickly has toured solo (with some help from backing members and friends). [[http://geoffrickly.bandcamp.com/album/mixtape-1 He released his first mixtape (read: EP)]] in November 2012.
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Thursday were an AlternativeRock band from New Brunswick, UsefulNotes/NewJersey. They were one of the forefathers of the 2000s Music/{{Emo}} scene, credited for influencing many bands, especially ''The Wave'' bands like La Dispute and Touché Amoré.bringing the emotive hardcore genre into the 21st Century. They would later switch to a more AlternativeRock sound with a bit of {{Shoegazing}} and PostRock elements while keeping what would be their distinct sound. They unfortunately have broken up as of 2011, after releasing what some fans believed to be their MagnumOpus, ''No Devolución''. After splitting ways, members have joined other side projects while Geoff Rickly has toured solo (with some help from backing members and friends). [[http://geoffrickly.bandcamp.com/album/mixtape-1 He released his first mixtape (read: EP)]] in November 2012. 2012, and is now the lead singer of NoDevotion, with the remaining members of The {{Lostprophets}}.
28th Aug '15 11:36:38 AM missmoon
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* CreatorBreakdown: They have stated to have come close to breaking up dozens of times. It was particularly bad after they wrapped up recording for ''War All the Time'', but decided to stay together after touring like it was their last run. ** "Turnpike Divides" was written about Geoff's divorce.

* ExecutiveMeddling: A big reason they decided to jump ship from Victory Records to a major (Island) was because they resented a lot of the decisions their label made without their consent, from cutting out lyrics from the artwork to cut cost to [[WhatTheHellHero designing "Thursday whoopie cushions" with an intent to sell at Warped Tour.]] ** Though not as bad but to a lesser extent, Island Records.

* KeepCirculatingTheTapes: "Fuck You, I'm In Space" and "Hide From the Orchestra", two fan favorites made only available on limited fanclub vinyl. Only low-quality rips of both songs are floating on the net.
23rd Aug '15 2:00:57 PM Prfnoff
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Thursday were an AlternativeRock band from New Brunswick, New Jersey. They were one of the forefathers of the 2000s Music/{{Emo}} scene, credited for influencing many bands, especially ''The Wave'' bands like La Dispute and Touché Amoré. They would later switch to a more AlternativeRock sound with a bit of {{Shoegazing}} and PostRock elements while keeping what would be their distinct sound. They unfortunately have broken up as of 2011, after releasing what some fans believed to be their MagnumOpus, ''No Devolución''.
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Thursday were an AlternativeRock band from New Brunswick, New Jersey.UsefulNotes/NewJersey. They were one of the forefathers of the 2000s Music/{{Emo}} scene, credited for influencing many bands, especially ''The Wave'' bands like La Dispute and Touché Amoré. They would later switch to a more AlternativeRock sound with a bit of {{Shoegazing}} and PostRock elements while keeping what would be their distinct sound. They unfortunately have broken up as of 2011, after releasing what some fans believed to be their MagnumOpus, ''No Devolución''.

* CoverVersion: They had quite a few, including Negative Approach's "Evacuate", {{Buzzcocks}}' "Ever Fallen In Love" among others. ** TranslatedCoverVersion: Surprisingly averted with their cover of Music/SigurRos' "Ny Batteri". Geoff sings it as is. ** And with his solo tour, Geoff has covered BruceSpringsteen's "[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xbBTS5Tq5QI Atlantic City]]" and, bizarrely, Music/{{Usher}}'s "Climax" acoustic. The latter also appears on his mixtape.
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* CoverVersion: They had quite a few, including Negative Approach's "Evacuate", {{Buzzcocks}}' Music/{{Buzzcocks}}' "Ever Fallen In Love" among others. ** TranslatedCoverVersion: Surprisingly averted with their cover of Music/SigurRos' "Ny Batteri". Geoff sings it as is. ** And with his solo tour, Geoff has covered BruceSpringsteen's Music/BruceSpringsteen's "[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xbBTS5Tq5QI Atlantic City]]" and, bizarrely, Music/{{Usher}}'s "Climax" acoustic. The latter also appears on his mixtape.

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* CoverVersion: They had quite a few, including Negative Approach's "Evacuate", {{Buzzcocks}}' "Ever Fallen In Love" among others. ** TranslatedCoverVersion: Surprisingly averted with their cover of Music/SigurRos' "Ny Batteri". Geoff sings it as is. ** And with his solo tour, Geoff has covered BruceSpringsteen's "[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xbBTS5Tq5QI Atlantic City]]" and, bizarrely, Music/{{Usher}}'s "Climax" acoustic. The latter also appears on his mixtape.is.
22nd Sep '13 1:23:04 PM TicklishPinkTags
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Thursday were an AlternativeRock band from New Brunswick, New Jersey. They were one of the forefathers of the 2000s Music/{{Emo}} scene, credited for influencing many bands, especially La Dispute and other bands from what is called ''The Wave''. They would later switch to a more AlternativeRock sound with a bit of {{Shoegazing}} and PostRock elements while keeping what would be their distinct sound. They unfortunately have broken up as of 2011, after releasing what some fans believed to be their MagnumOpus, ''No Devolución''.
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Thursday were an AlternativeRock band from New Brunswick, New Jersey. They were one of the forefathers of the 2000s Music/{{Emo}} scene, credited for influencing many bands, especially ''The Wave'' bands like La Dispute and other bands from what is called ''The Wave''.Touché Amoré. They would later switch to a more AlternativeRock sound with a bit of {{Shoegazing}} and PostRock elements while keeping what would be their distinct sound. They unfortunately have broken up as of 2011, after releasing what some fans believed to be their MagnumOpus, ''No Devolución''.

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Thursday were an AlternativeRock band from New Brunswick, New Jersey. They were one of * TakeThatCritics: "Stay True": --> "Disregard the forefathers of critics' praise, they'll be the 2000s Music/{{Emo}} scene, credited for influencing many bands, especially La Dispute and other bands from what is called ''The Wave''. They would later switch first to a more AlternativeRock sound with a bit of {{Shoegazing}} and PostRock elements while keeping what would be their distinct sound. They unfortunately have broken up as of 2011, after releasing what some fans believed to be their MagnumOpus, ''No Devolución''. tell the news that you've sold your soul."
13th Sep '13 3:18:43 AM TicklishPinkTags
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* ShoutOut: I wonder what "[[JoyDivision Ian Curtis]]" could be about.
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* ShoutOut: I wonder what "[[JoyDivision Ian Curtis]]" could be about.The band, big fans of Music/JoyDivision, have made many allusions to the band, naming one of their early songs after their iconic vocalist, "Ian Curtis". Also, "Love Has Led Us Astray".

** See also "Love Has Led Us Astray".

-->Here in this collapsed lung of a borough -->There is no sunlight -->The sunlight is manufactured in a windowless room -->Distant and incoherent [[DrivenToSuicide businessmen hang themselves.]]
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-->Here in this collapsed lung of a borough -->There borough\\ There is no sunlight -->The sunlight\\ The sunlight is manufactured in a windowless room -->Distant room\\ Distant and incoherent [[DrivenToSuicide businessmen hang themselves.]]

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-->Here in this collapsed lung of a borough -->There is no sunlight -->The sunlight is manufactured in a windowless room -->Distant and incoherent [[DrivenToSuicide businessmen hang themselves.]]* SurrealMusicVideo: "Signals Over the Air", "Cross Out the Eyes"
29th Jul '13 9:31:18 PM TicklishPinkTags
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After splitting ways, members have joined other side projects while Geoff Rickly has toured solo (with some help from backing members and friends). He released his first mixtape in November 2012.
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After splitting ways, members have joined other side projects while Geoff Rickly has toured solo (with some help from backing members and friends). [[http://geoffrickly.bandcamp.com/album/mixtape-1 He released his first mixtape (read: EP)]] in November 2012.

* CoverVersion: They had quite a few, including Negative Approach's "Evacuate", {{Buzzcocks}}' "Ever Fallen In Love", and Music/SigurRos' "Ny Batteri" (yes, untranslated).
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* CoverVersion: They had quite a few, including Negative Approach's "Evacuate", {{Buzzcocks}}' "Ever Fallen In Love", and Love" among others. ** TranslatedCoverVersion: Surprisingly averted with their cover of Music/SigurRos' "Ny Batteri" (yes, untranslated).Batteri". Geoff sings it as is.

* {{Joisey}}: The band is from New Brunswick. As you can tell from their lyrics, they're not too happy with their hometown. Especially evident in "Dying in New Brunswick" and "Counting 5-4-3-2-1".
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* {{Joisey}}: The band is from New Brunswick. As you can tell from their lyrics, they're not too happy with very fond of their hometown. Especially evident in "Dying in New Brunswick" and "Counting 5-4-3-2-1".

* {{Joisey}}: ** The band is from New Brunswick. As you can tell from their lyrics, they're not too happy with their hometown. Especially evident in "Dying in New Brunswick" line "[[NeilYoung the needle and "Counting 5-4-3-2-1".the damage done]]" in "Understanding In a Car Crash".

-->Distant and incoherent -->[[DrivenToSuicide Businessmen hang themselves.]]
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-->Distant and incoherent -->[[DrivenToSuicide Businessmen incoherent [[DrivenToSuicide businessmen hang themselves.]]
29th Jul '13 7:05:41 AM SeptimusHeap
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Wasted Song is now Long Song Short Scene. Misuse and bad examples are being removed.
* KeepCirculatingTheTapes: "Fuck You, I'm In Space" and "Hide From the Orchestra", two fan favorites made only available on limited fanclub vinyl. Only low-quality rips of both songs are floating on the net.

* UncommonTime: "Steps Ascending" is still a [[CommonTime 4/4 song]], but switches up to 7/8 time in the middle of the song. * WastedSong / KeepCirculatingTheTapes: "Fuck You, I'm In Space" and "Hide From the Orchestra", two fan favorites made only available on limited fanclub vinyl. Only low-quality rips of both songs are floating on the net.
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* UncommonTime: "Steps Ascending" is still a [[CommonTime 4/4 song]], but switches up to 7/8 time in the middle of the song. * WastedSong / KeepCirculatingTheTapes: "Fuck You, I'm In Space" and "Hide From the Orchestra", two fan favorites made only available on limited fanclub vinyl. Only low-quality rips of both songs are floating on the net.song.
15th Mar '13 9:20:28 AM LordGro
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* LiteraryAllusionTitle: The band, consisting of literature fans, has a lot of references in their lyrics. One of them, ''War All the Time'' is named after a CharlesBukowski poem.
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* LiteraryAllusionTitle: The band, consisting of literature fans, has a lot of references in their lyrics. One of them, ''War All the Time'' is named after a CharlesBukowski Creator/CharlesBukowski poem.
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