The Paper Chase (band)

Infobox musical artist
Name = The Paper Chase


Img_capt = The pAper chAse
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Origin = Flagicon|USA Dallas, Texas, United States
Genre = Alternative rock
Noise Rock
Years_active = 1998–present
Label = Kill Rock Stars
Southern Records
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URL = [http://www.thepaperchaseband.com/ thepaperchaseband.com]
Current_members = John Congleton
Sean Kirkpatrick
Bobby Weaver
Jason Garner
Past_members = Aryn Dalton

The Paper Chase (sometimes spelled "the pAper chAse") is an alternative rock band formed in 1998 by well known producer/engineer John Congleton in Dallas, Texas, signed to Kill Rock Stars and Southern Records. Since its inception, The Paper Chase has produced a combination of discordant melody and jagged noise pop.

History

Congleton has produced all the band's material to date. He also wrote all of the material, with a few exceptions: Bobby Weaver co-wrote "A Face That Could Launch a Thousand Ships" and "Off with Their Heads" from the album "Young Bodies Heal Quickly, You Know". Mike Sanger co-wrote "Throw Your Body on the Apparatus", and Elliot Figg co-wrote "When You Least Expect It," both from the aforementioned album.

It has been reported that Congleton is working on the recording of a two album project for The Paper Chase centered around natural disasters.Fact|date=August 2008 The first is planned to come out by the end of 2008 while the second (which may be named as a 'Part II') is expected during 2009. The working title for it is "Someday This Could All Be Yours."

Members

Current members

*John Congleton – vocals, guitar, programming
*Sean Kirkpatricksynthesizer, piano
*Bobby Weaver – bass guitar
*Jason Garnerdrums

ession musicians

*Kris Youmanscello
*Becki Pharesviolin
*Elliot Figgpiano
*Danna Bergerviola

Previous members

*Aryn Dalton – drumsMatt Armstrong - piano

Discography

Albums

* "Young Bodies Heal Quickly, You Know" (2000)
* "Hide the Kitchen Knives" (2002)
* "God Bless Your Black Heart" (2004)
* "Now You Are One of Us" (2006)

ingles and EPs

* "Essays" (1999)
* "And the Machines Are Winning..." (1999)
* "Cntrl-Alt-Delete-U" (2001)
* "What Big Teeth You Have" (2004)
* Split with Red Worms Farm (2004)
* Split with Will Johnson (2004)
* Split with Xiu Xiu (2005)

External links

* [http://www.thepaperchaseband.com/ The official Paper Chase website]
* [http://www.thepaperchase.net/ Unofficial Fan Website]
* [http://www.southern.net/southern/band/PAPCH/ The Paper Chase on Southern Records' website]
* [http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=11:9hq8g4j9tv4z The Paper Chase] on Allmusic
* [http://www.shzine.com/interview-congleton.php "SHZine" interview with John Congleton (April 2002)]
* [http://www.gearwire.com/john-congleton-interview.html Joe Wallace interviews John Congleton for Gearwire.com]


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