In early 2008, San Francisco’s LOVELIKEFIRE signed to Heist or Hit records and went into Tiny Telephone studios in their hometown with producer Bill Racine (Mates of State, Rogue Wave) to record their full-length debut, Tear Ourselves Away. The band spent one month there living and breathing the creation of the album. Many talented artists lent their musical strengths to the album including John Vanderslice who contributed his vocal talents on the track I’ve Pissed Off My Friends.
Tear Ourselves Away embodies a passage of feelings that manifest themselves in a collection of bittersweet and thoughtful tunes. The album tells tales of the desire to run free from inhibitions, being keenly aware of surroundings, fears, desires, and compelling moments of inspiration.