Dashboard Confessional (formed in 1999) is a American emo and acoustic rock group, fronted by Chris Carrabba, hailing from Boca Raton, Florida, U.S.
Dashboard Confessional was initially conceived as a solo side project of musician Chris Carrabba. The singer’s introduction output, 2000’s “The Swiss Army Romance” premiered whilst Carrabba was a part of Further Seems Forever, nevertheless following their introduction”The Moon Is Down”the singer left the band to concentrate on Dashboard Confessional. Back in 2001 the sophomore record “The Places You Have Come to Fear the Most” was issued by Vagrant Records, and marked the coming of a group in service of Carrabba. Presently a group, using Chris Carrabba in its introspective heart, Dashboard Confessional recognized the emo genre from the scruff of its neck and shook it back into life.
After a few month tour in support of this record, Carrabba et al. started cooperating with Dan Hoerner, which caused the EPs”So Impossible” in 2001 and “Summers Kiss” at 2002. Additionally in 2002 the group recorded and published an instalment for the MTV Unplugged series, which symbolized the group’s biggest breakthrough, with the album”MTV Unplugged 2.0″ going platinum. Having a line-up now comprising Carrabba, bassist Scott Schoenbeck, guitarist Johnny Lefler, and drummer Mike Marsh, the group released the full scale “A Mark, a Mission, a Brand, a Scar” in 2003. Charting at No. 2 on the Billboard 200, the record got strong reviews from critics, and spawned the singles”Hands Down” and”Rapid Hope Loss”. The group’s song “Vindicated” was later used on the”Spider-Man two” soundtrack and then at No. 2 on the Billboard Hot 100.
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The full size”Dusk and Summer” followed closely 2006 featuring production from Daniel Lanois and Don Gilmore. Once More the record peaked at No. 2 on the Billboard 200, and has been encouraged with a North American tour alongside Say Anything and Ben Lee. The group’s fifth full scale”The Color of Poison Trees” came in October 2007, followed closely by”Shift the Ending” at November 2009.