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Dashboard Confessional Band

Discussion in 'Music Forum' started by jordalsh, Apr 2, 2016.

  1. Dashboard Confessional is an American acoustic rock band from Boca Raton, Florida, led by singer-songwriter Chris Carrabba.

  2. Craig Manning

    @FurtherFromSky Moderator

    I love his acoustic records, but I think the electric albums are seriously underrated.
  3. RT...I think he has a rock solid discog personally. I know you're not big on Poison Trees but I have a soft spot for that one haha.

    Alter The Ending is his most accomplished record I think though
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  4. Craig Manning

    @FurtherFromSky Moderator

    Yeah, I don't like Poison Trees outside of like three tracks. Agreed on Alter the Ending. Him and Butch teaming up was just too good.
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  5. cshadows2887

    Hailey, It Happens @haileyithappens Supporter

    @jordalsh Got your back on Shade. That was the album that really converted me.
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  6. Garrett

    you're not a ghost Moderator

    This just reminded me I still don't have Alter, despite it having my favorite DC song on it.
  7. Craig Manning

    @FurtherFromSky Moderator

    For the record, I have warmed up to Shade a bit recently. But I still think it's the weakest DC album.
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  8. I don't ever hear enough love for "Heaven Here"
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  9. chhholly123

    i’ve been meaning to tell you

    Agree. Love that record. "Belle of the Boulevard" has gotta be my favorite Dashboard song.
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  10. "Blame It On The Changes" is just a beautiful track top to bottom--production-wise, melodically, of my favorites
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  11. Meerkat

    human junk drawer Prestigious

    I forgot "Stolen" existed and just got sent down a deep rabbit hole of nostalgia. Holy shit
  12. Meerkat

    human junk drawer Prestigious

    @jordalsh Sorry, can't come to the phone right, Eva's busy looking at pictures of her and her high school girlfriend, can I take a message?
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  13. Craig Manning

    @FurtherFromSky Moderator

    The last two tracks on Dusk and Summer have a very special place in my heart.
  14. Kennedy Prestigious

    lol, Further Seems Forever just posted this on their FB page and i wanted to share it on here cause i thought it was awesome. i didnt wanna make a Further thread and have this be in the first post so i figured most people in this thread are moon is down fans... check this out!

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  15. irthesteve

    formerly irthesteve Prestigious

    ready for a new album
  16. Gooddayz

    always and forever

    What's a good starting place? My only knowledge of this band is Stolen and the song TSOPT.
  17. irthesteve

    formerly irthesteve Prestigious

    Start at Mark, Mission, Brand, Scar I'd say. Others will say the album before that, but I think that's easily his best
  18. ReginaPhilange

    Trusted Prestigious

    Shade lover here as well. Actually not a huge fan of Alter the Ending. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

    That being said I should check Alter out again, it's been a while.
  19. Gooddayz

    always and forever

    Sweet I just started it on Spotify!
  20. the first two albums and EPs are the best, in my opinion.

    everything after that gets very radio friendly and meh.
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  21. Gooddayz

    always and forever

    Well I just finished TPYHC and A Mark, A Mission and I would say on initial listen I enjoyed the latter more. This Bitter Pill was a hell of a closer though.
  22. airik625

    we've seen the shadow of the axe before Supporter

    The Shade of Poison Trees doesn't get enough love.
  23. irthesteve

    formerly irthesteve Prestigious

    agreed, and neither does Alter the Ending, that album is really great
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  24. Collins


    Did the label just not promote Shade enough? There was a big drop off in sales from Dusk to Shade.