Forever Came Calling: Live at City View Sound

Forever Came Calling formed in the year 2006 as a Senses Fail and Taking Back Sunday cover band. After multiple lineup changes, John Swaba joined as bassist. Then, they recorded and released their debut EP, HopE P.assion.

The success only continued from there. The band was featured on the documentary, No Room For Rockstars, which helped them gain recognition in advance of their first split EP with Handguns (2011). In 2012 they released their first full-length album, Contender and soon after needed a new guitarist. They found one in Isaac Taylor, who was with them when they released Family Thief, their second split EP, in 2013.

In October 2014, Forever Came Calling released their second full-length album, What Matters Most. Another lineup change brought Tom “The Mop” Lovejoy in as guitarist after the departure of Isaac Taylor in 2015.

More recently, the band announced their new EP, Retro Future, in January 2018. this all coincided with a tour with In Her Own Words, and the band’s signing with Penultimate Records in Australia.

On this episode of Live at City View Sound, Forever Came Calling plays two tracks in a rare acoustic form, and talks about the challenge of writing when touring continuously.

Live at City View Sound connects the face to the voice, the emotion to the artist, and the recordings to a raw performance. This series features artists of all genres, with each episode consisting of a 3-4 minute interview and an acoustic performance. Every artist has a craft and his or her own unique sound. Live at City View Sound strives to showcase these artists in their own element.

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