Anberlin's story began a decade ago in Winter Haven, Florida, when Stephen, Deon and Joey formed an early incarnation of the band out of sheer boredom. 'Polk County is easily the redneck capital of Florida,' Stephen explains. "There's literally nothing to do. And being so young, we couldn't just drive to Orlando or Tampa to hang out. So we started forming a band. And up to that point there was no other scene in Central Florida. There were no other bands that we know of. So we had to teach ourselves everything.' 'So we forged ahead on our own,' the singer continues. Influenced by everyone from Depeche Mode to The Smiths to the Ramones to Metallica, Anberlin as we know it created its own club scene along with hometown friends, Copeland and Underoath, but really gelled with the addition of Young, a prot'g' drummer and John Bonham devotee. The gents assumed their moniker and got serious. 'One day we decided this is what we want to do with our lives,' Christian says succinctly. Cities is the next evolutionary step proving yet again that Anberlin are more committed to their original goals now more than ever.
Cities Special Edition includes a bonus DVD containing footage of the making of the record, behind the scenes footage, additional unreleased tracks and special artwork.
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My Favorite so far| Posted June 15, 2008
Definitly my favorite Anberlin album so far. it rocks lol. i love it. Godspeed, A Whisper and A Clamor, The Unwinding Cable Car, There Is No Mathematics To Love and Loss, Alexithymia, Dismantle. Repair. and (*fin) are my favorites...thats like most of them though...lol
Good!!| Posted May 27, 2008
I like this cd a lot. My favorite songs on it is A Whisper and a Clamor. I really like the music on the record! Very cool! It's hard to understand though at times which is kinda annoying...
Incredible!!!| Posted May 22, 2008
Anberlin shows what kind of a band they can be with the release of Cities. Cities is a truely amazing album and totally rocks. It boasts passionate vocals, soaring guitars, catchy tunes, and deep lyrics. My favorite songs are "Hello Alone", "Dismantle Repair", "Reclusion", and the third most played Christian rock single of 2007 "A Whisper and A Clamor". Overall, an amazing album from start to finish. I recommend it to anyone.
AWESOME| Posted April 03, 2008
This album was a great addition to anberlins list of great albums. Godspeed was a great song to start out on, and fin was really great how it went to the children's choir. This band is awesome i totally reccomend this album to other people
i think they couldve done better| Posted March 08, 2008
nce job anberlin im really glad they were able to come out with a third album but i think i liked Never Take Friendship Personal better (see my review on it) there are some nice song like Godspeed and Hello Alone that i enjoy but the others didnt speak to me like all of the others on the other album did i hope they keep it coming though and we'll get to see what else theyve got
ROCK!| Posted January 31, 2008
Wouw what a rock cd is this cd! I really like it.. and i never heard from anberlin... (sorry.. ) but i bought this cd and i listen to it.. and i was sold! I really like the cd!