26 June 2007
| Pierce The Veil|
Equal Vision Records
Vic Fuentes, Casey Bates
| June 26, 2007 (2007-06-26)|
Johnny Cab Studios / The Tank Studio, Seattle, Washington
Pierce The Veil albums, Post-hardcore albums
A Flair for the Dramatic is the debut studio album by American rock band Pierce the Veil.
It was revealed in December 2006 that Before Today changed their name to Pierce the Veil, and that they had posted a few songs on their Myspace account.
It was produced by Casey Bates, along with Vic Fuentes, and was recorded with only the Fuentes brothers taking up all instrument duties.
On May 3, 2007, it was announced that the band had signed to Equal Vision. A week later, the album's artwork and track listing was revealed. In early May, the band toured with Poison the Well, before touring with Portugal. The Man in mid May. Throughout the rest of May, and running into early June, the band toured with Alesana. A music video for "Currents Convulsive" was released on June 19. The album was released by Equal Vision on June 26. From late July to mid September, the band supported Scary Kids Scaring Kids and Boys Night Out on their co-headlining U.S. tour. In September and October, the band supported Chiodos on their I'm a Mathlete, Not an Athlete tour.
The band supported Emery for their tour national tour around the U.S. from January 29 to March 22, 2008. The band released a music video in mid-2008 for "Yeah Boy and Doll Face", which was directed by Nate Weaver in Los Angeles. The band headlined a tour, with support from Breathe Carolina, Four Letter Lie, and Emarosa, from October 17 to November 29. A music video for "Chemical Kids and Mechanical Brides" was aired mid-2009.
It charted at number 61 on the Heatseekers Albums chart in the U.S.
All songs by Mike and Vic Fuentes, except where noted.Bonus track
Pierce the Veil
Vic Fuentes – lead vocals, guitars, bass guitars, keyboards, synthesizers, programming, piano
Mike Fuentes – drums, percussion, programming, backing vocals
Produced and mixed by Vic Fuentes and Casey Bates
Engineered by Casey Bates and Nick Johnson
Additional keyboard by Dave Yaden
Photography by Kevin Knight and Jerad Knudson
Art Direction by Vic Fuentes
Design by Don Clark for Invisible Creature
1Chemical Kids and Mechanical Brides3:40A Flair for the Dramatic Wikipedia
3Yeah Boy and Doll Face4:24