[61] As of April 2007, it had sold 364,000 copies. After hearing Wes we all knew we found who we’ve been looking for.” From here on out the guys really hit the ground running working on all of their songs. [42], Critics gave the album a varied response. Upon learning they were using heavy drugs, he left and was mugged and stabbed in the leg. [34] The UK version of the album was released through Mercury Records. The group then went on a short US tour, before embarking on a UK tour. [20], Speaking of the title, Rickly said: "I think a title like War All the Time for a record about love seems to demonstrate what our band is about — that balance between violence and grace. [23] He said it soon became a substantial part of his life, and he "felt like I was stifling myself by not writing about it. war_all_the_time 16 points 17 points 18 points 7 months ago One of my favorite pieces of baseball writing came out right after Tony Gwynn's death: I Was Tony Gwynn's Batboy . [39] Some of the scenes in the video were styled after films by Godfrey Reggio: Koyaanisqatsi (1983), Powaqqatsi (1988), and Naqoyqatsi (2002). “We would have to say our influences are R.E.M, Van Morrison, Led Zeppelin, Karnivool, Tool & Pink Floyd just to name few. "[54] In a review for Entertainment Weekly, Greg Kot called the album "[s]ensitive as a teardrop, but hitting with the impact of a two-by-four across the jaw",[47] adding that it gave "good elegy with its mix of emo-punk sincerity and metal-tinged-roar. He explained that what someone listens to can influence their playing. [17] Rickly said it was located in the "woods, basically it’s a log cabin with a fireplace, it’s just really beautiful. [17], All of the music was written by Thursday except for "This Song Brought to You by a Falling Bomb", which was co-written between Everding and the band. [25] He concluded, "War All The Time is "emo" done correctly, and while others will try to copy it, they will undoubtedly fail. "[2] The group was unsure what they meant, but thought things would turn out fine due to their contract with the label. said the album "suffer[s] the same terminal fate" as the group's contemporaries – "one of tedious sameness ... [happy to] rehash the stuff they've done in the past. Listen on Apple Music. He said that "for the most part it was a very positive" reaction. [4], In late May 2002, the group announced they had signed to Island Records,[5] following a bidding war between other major labels. War All the Time is a selection of poetry from the early 1980s. [17], "Thursday exposes Victory / officially announces Island signing! [65], In a retrospective review for Sputnikmusic in 2008, staff member Davey Boy said it was "rather inconsistent, but gets by on its highlights and its ability to grow on the listener over time" and in "an attempt at crossover appeal, this release is only partially successful. "[43] He also said that in spite of the album's "righteous gospel, startling dynamic shifts, and hurtling minor-chord choruses", it unavoidably starts to "resemble one long, 40-minute song. [39] Following this, the group supported AFI on their North American tour in February and March. "[55] IGN's Jesse Lord said it was a "really good CD that verges on being great", however, "there are simply too many songs that sound alike. In the winter of 2009, Elliott brought in Bassist Jay McPherson. However, for War All the Time, "Life resumed for each us ... and all the stresses of life came in. [15], In January 2003, Kludge reported that Thursday were in the process of recording their next album, which was expected for release in summer or fall. In April, the band went on another tour and appeared on Warped Tour. Following the release of their second album Full Collapse (2001), the group had a series of negative experiences with their label Victory Records regarding promotion. 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