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Car Vs. Driver - Out of a Silent Sky LP
Lunchbox Records #8 - recorded 1995 and released 1996

"Their final LP. Car Vs. Driver grow into their own on this record creating a truly unique emo/hardcore style all their own. This record ebbs and flows from high energetic points to a low sadness." - some distro sheet

This record is by far the best to me. The guitar sound is so clean yet powerful which is pretty hard to accomplish. The bass parts have a Hoover-like quality and the vocals are smooth yet their is some vulnerable anger here. There are songs about the band ending and the lyrics seem much more thought out. On some of their previous efforts I'm prety sure lyrics were picked out of books to match songs whereas these seem to be written for the songs. Also features a cover of Neon Christ's "Savior" which holds up to the original. This record stands up to their contemporaries of the time (Hoover, Spirit Assembly, Current, Braid) and is still a great listen.

Songs:
    SIDE A:

  1. Correcting God
  2. The Defeatist
  3. Lonesome Jones
  4. Seventeen
  5. Spiraling
  6. Savior
    SIDE B:

  1. Breathe Again
  2. Chimchera
  3. Your Song
  4. Good Riddance
  5. Final Offering
  6. Time Was No Longer Time

Pressing info:
    1st pressing: 1000 on black vinyl, record in paper sleeve, flyer on lyric sheet is dark, and lyric sheet says the following:
    Recorded July 20-21, 1996 (which is typo should be 1995)
    Mixed January 20, 1996
    Insert photos: Icki of Sty Zine (credit to Ashley Moore is missing)
    Car vs. Driver existed from April 1993-July 21, 1996 (which is incorrect year 1995 is correct)
    2nd pressing: 1000 on black vinyl, record in plastic sleeve, flyer on lyric sheet is lighter, and lyric sheet says the following:
    Recorded July 20-21, 1995 (which is correct)
    Mixed January 20, 1995 (which is typo should be 1996)
    Insert photos: Ashley Moore (credit to Icki of Sty Zine is missing)
    Car vs. Driver existed from April 1993-July 21, 1995 (which is correct)

Members:
    Matt Mauldin - vocals
    Jonathan Rothman - guitar
    Stephen Wishart - bass
    James Joyce - drums
Matt was previously in Venosity and Bloodspoon. He then went on to be in Chocolate Kiss and is currently singing in Sonn Av Krusher.

Jonathan was previously in Substandard. He then moved out west and was in Sunset On Tokyo and currently plays guitar in The Long Winters

Steve was previously in Something To Prove and Such As. He then went on to tour with Scout and play in Fields Lay Fallow and To The Mean.

James was previously in the Midget Farmers and Go-Steadys. He then went on to play drums in The Hal Al Shedad, Ultivac, and a bunch more. He played guitar in Chocolate Kiss. He currently plays drums in Sonn Av Krusher and guitar in Noot d'Noot.


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