Taking Back Sunday brings their "Tell All Your Friends" tour to Jannus Live in St. Petersburg

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Mike Wilson
Taking Back Sunday

Taking Back Sunday marks a milestone this year with the 10th year anniversary of the release of their 2002 debut, Tell All Your Friends, and is celebrating with a national tour that has them delivering performances of the album in its entirety each night. Unfortunately, TBS also incorporated eight tracks from various other albums on their Thursday night stop at Jannus Live, a bit of a yawn for me since I'm not really a fan of everything that came after TAYF. But I snapped to attention along with everyone else in the place when the boys launched into "You Know How I Do" and kicked off the anniversary set.

By the third song, as our throats were beginning to get sore from shouting, frontman Adam Lazzara leaped into the crowd and remained there for the rest of the album, making his way from one side of Jannus to the other, mic cord and all, and encouraging us to sing every word along with him. He made sure to thank all of us for attending and helping this evening become a reality. Though the band closed their Tell All Your Friends show with two unreleased song curveballs "The Ballad Sal Villanueva" and "Your Own Disaster" I still enjoyed myself while having a flashback to my senior year of high school. It's getting to be that time in our lives when our favorite bands from our youths are hitting milestones, so get ready to see some more classics at a venue near you...

Set List

What's It Feel Like To Be a Ghost?
A Decade Under The Influence
Faith (When I Let You Down)
Liar (It Takes One To Know One)
One-Eighty by Summer
El Paso
Error: Operator
MakeDamnSure

TELL ALL YOUR FRIENDS
You Know How I Do
Bike Scene
Cute Without The ‘E’ (Cut From The Team)
There’s No ‘I’ in Team
Great Romances of The 20th Century
Ghost Man on Third
Timberwolves at New Jersey
The Blue Channel
You’re So Last Summer
Head Club

Your Own Disaster
The Ballad of Sal Villanueva

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