This week, now-veteran third-wave emo kings Taking Back Sunday put out their self-titled 5th full-length. Excluding the cold chill of aging and terror I feel at talking about them as “veteran,” it’s exciting to see one of the very best bands of the early-aughts emo boom still alive and kicking, and now with their original lineup no less. So, for today, I want to take a trip down music video memory lane with TBS’ singles, for those of you who haven’t listened in forever or even those who were too old for them at their peak of popularity. Meaning: 2007 or earlier, which is what I’ll be focusing on.
(In order: “Cute Without The E (Cut From The Team)”, “You’re So Last Summer” [arguably ground zero for Flavor Flav’s comeback], “A Decade Under The Influence”, “This Photograph Is Proof (I Know You Know)”, “MakeDamnSure”, “Liar (It Takes One To Know One)”)
And, as a bonus, one of my favorite Christmas songs of all time: