Relient K (IPA: /É¹É›l.aÉª.É›nt keÉª/) is a band that was formed in 1998 in Canton, Ohio. They are considered to be part of the alternative, pop punk, and Christian rock genres. The band named themselves after guitarist Matt Hoopes' Plymouth Reliant K car. The band has received numerous awards including a Grammy nomination in 2003 for Best Rock Gospel Album and two Dove Awards.
The band broke into the mainstream in 2004 after Capitol signed them and they released their fourth record, Mmhmm, which debuted at #15 on the Billboard 200, produced three top five hits on Christian radio and two top 20 hits on mainstream radio. Their fifth full length record, Five Score and Seven Years Ago, debuted at #6 on the U.S. Billboard 200. It has sold over 150,000 copies to date.
Relient K was founded in 1998 by Matthew Thiessen on guitar and piano, Brian Pittman on bass, and Matt Hoopes on guitar. Todd Frescone joined for a short time on the drums in 1998. After All Work and No Play, the band's demo...
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Track listing: The TruthApathetic Way to BeBe My Escape (acoustic)Which to Bury, Us or the Hatchet (acoustic)Over Thinking (acoustic)In Like a Lion (Always Winter)The Thief
Track listing: Who I Am Hates Who I've Been (acoustic version)
Track listing: The One I'm Waiting ForBe My EscapeHigh of 75I So Hate ConsequencesThe Only Thing Worse Than Beating a Dead Horse Is Betting on OneMy Girl's Ex-BoyfriendLet It All OutWho I Am Hates Who I've BeenMaintain ConsciousnessThis Week the TrendLife After Death and Taxes (Failure II)When I Go DownWhich to Bury, Us or the Hatchet?More Than Useless
Track listing: The Vinyl CountdownFive Iron Frenzy Is Either Dead or DyingWe're Nothing Without YouFive Iron Frenzy Is Either Dead or Dying (Wannabe Ska version)
Track listing: Chap Stick, Chapped Lips, and Things Like ChemistryMood RingsFalling OutForward MotionIn Love With the 80's (Pink Tux to the Prom)College KidsTrademarkHoopes I Did It AgainOver ThinkingI Am Understood?Getting Into You[untitled]GibberishFrom End to EndJefferson Aero Plane
Track listing: TrademarkIn Love With the Eighties (Pink Tux to the Prom)Wit's All Been Done BeforeA Penny Loafer Saved, a Penny Loafer EarnedFor the BandFailure to Excommunicate
Track listing: Breakdown (Performed by Larry the Cucumber and Osscar)The Pirates Who Don't Do Anything
Track listing: Pressing OnThose Words Are Not EnoughOperationSofter to Me (acoustic)Jefferson Airplane (demo)Pressing On (Back Porch acoustic)
Track listing: Kick-OffPressing OnDown in FlamesMaybe It's MaybelineBreakdownThose Words Are Not EnoughFor the Moments I Feel FaintLion WilsonI'm Lion-OWhat Have You Been Doing Lately?May the Horse Be With YouMy Way or the Highway...Breakfast at Timpani'sThe Rest Is Up to YouFailure to ExcommunicateLess Is MoreSade Hawkins Dance
Track listing: Hello McFlyWake Up CallBenedictionWhen You're AroundCharles in ChargeStaplesAnchorage17 MagazineBalloon RideEverything Will BeNancy DrewK CarSofter to MeMy Girlfriend
Track listing: Hello McFlyMy GirlfriendSofter to MeBreakdown (live)