Our dreams are ephemeral
an elusive blur
defenseless without devotion
compromised by indifference
MMXII

A Frail Becoming

"Beyond anything accomplished before in America. 4/5." - All Music
Daylight Dies - A Frail Becoming
Candlelight Records
Nathan Ellis (vocals), Barre Gambling (guitars), Charley Shackelford (guitars), Egan O'Rourke (bass & clean vocals), Jesse Haff (drums). Lyrics: Infidel, The Pale Approach, Dreaming of Breathing and An Heir to Emptiness by Ellis, Sunset by Iddings/O'Rourke, A Final Vestige by Haff, Ghosting by O'Rourke, Hold on to Nothing by Gambling/Ellis. Engineered and produced by Egan O'Rourke at TMC Laboratories. Mixed and mastered by Jens Bogren at Fascination Street Studios. Drums engineered with Jason Richmond at SoundPure Studios. Additional editing by Jeff Dunne. Photography by Jonathan Mehring. Layout by Agni Kaster. All music by Daylight Dies.

Released on Candlelight Records, October 2012.

MMVIII

Lost to the Living

"Masterful. 4/5." - Revolver Magazine
Daylight Dies - Lost to the Living
Candlelight Records
Nathan Ellis (vocals), Barre Gambling (guitars), Charley Shackelford (guitars), Egan O'Rourke (bass & clean vocals), Jesse Haff (drums). Drums and acoustic guitars recorded across several days of December 2007 in Volume 11 studios. Electric guitars, bass, keyboards and vocals recorded throughout the months of January and February 2008 in Techtronic laboratories. Strings and woodwinds performed by Matthew Golombisky and Tomorrow Music Orchestra during several days of February 2008. Lyrics to songs 1, 6, 9 by Guthrie Iddings, 3, 5 by Nathan Ellis, 2 by Nathan Ellis and Guthrie Iddings, 7 by Jesse Haff and 8 by Egan O'rourke. All songs written by Daylight Dies. Layout by Travis Smith and Jesse Haff, band photo by Jeff Brubaker.

Released on Candlelight Records, June 2008.

MMVIII

A Portrait in White EP

Limited edition tour single
Daylight Dies - A Portrait in White
1. A Portrait in White
2. Lies that Bind (2004 demo)
3. I Wait (2001 demo)
+ Lies that Bind video
Candlelight Records
Nathan Ellis (vocals), Barre Gambling (guitars), Charley Shackelford (guitars), Egan O'Rourke (bass & clean vocals), Jesse Haff (drums). Limited to 1000 copies. "A Portrait in White" was recorded between December 2007 and February 2008 in Volume 11 studios and Techtronic laboratories. Mixed and mastered by Jens Bogren at Fascination Street Studios, Sweden. Lyrics by Nathan Ellis and Guthrie Iddings. "Lies that Bind (demo 2006)" is a previously unreleased demo recording for the album "Dismantling Devotion," lyrics by Nathan Ellis. "I Wait (demo 2001)" is a previously unreleased demo recording for the album "No Reply," lyrics by Guthrie Iddings. All songs written by Daylight Dies.

Released on Candlelight Records, June 2008.

MMVI

Dismantling Devotion

"A landmark American album." - Digital Metal
Daylight Dies - Dismantling Devotion
Candlelight Records
Nathan Ellis (vocals), Barre Gambling (guitars), Charley Shackelford (guitars), Egan O'Rourke (bass & clean vocals), Jesse Haff (drums). Numerous evenings of July 2005 consumed recording Drums and Acoustic Guitars in Volume 11 Studios. Several nights of July, August and September 2005 expended recording Electric Guitars, Bass, Upright Bass, Keyboards and Vocals in Techtronic Laboratories. Engineered by Egan O'Rourke. Mixed by Jens Bogren with assistance from Johannes H├Ąger at Fascination Street Studios, Sweden. Mastering executed by Thomas Eberger at The Cutting Room, Sweden. All songs written by Daylight Dies. Layout by Agni Kaster and Daylight Dies, photos by Jeff Brubaker.

Released on Candlelight Records, March 2006.

MMV

Live from the Relapse Contamination Fest

Limited to 1,000 copies
Daylight Dies - Live from the Relapse Contamination Fest
Relapse Records
Guthrie Iddings (vocals), Barre Gambling (guitar), Robert Daugherty (session guitar), Egan O'Rourke (bass), Jesse Haff (drums). Recorded on location at the Balcony, Philadelphia, PA Saturday, January 18, 2003. Limited to 1000 copies. Executive Producer Matthew F. Jacobson. Recording Engineered by Michael Comstock, assisted by Pete Girgenri. Originally mixed by Michael Comstock, assisted by Dean Edington at Indre Studios, Philadelphia. Remixed by Egan O'Rourke. Mastered by Scott Hull at Visceral Sound.

Released on Relapse Records. Recorded January 18, 2003.

MMII

No Reply

"Memorable and engaging." - Terrorizer Magazine
Daylight Dies - No Reply
Relapse Records
Guthrie Iddings (vocals), Barre Gambling (guitars), Egan O'Rourke (bass), Jesse Haff (drums). Drums and vocals recorded at Sonic Wave Studios in several days in March and May 2002. Guitars, bass and piano recorded independently between April and June 2002. Drums and vocals engineered by Egan O'Rourke, Merritt Partridge and Mark Cimerro. Guitars, Bass and Piano engineered by Egan O'Rourke. Mixed and produced by Daylight Dies. Mastered at The Kitchen by Brent Lambert. All songs written by Daylight Dies.

Released on Relapse Records, October 2002.

MM

Idle EP

Limited to 1,500 copies
Daylight Dies - Idle
Tribunal Records
Guthrie Iddings (vocals), Barre Gambling (guitar), Robert Daugherty (session guitar), Egan O'Rourke (bass), Jesse Haff (drums). Recorded on location at the Balcony, Philadelphia, PA Saturday, January 18, 2003. Limited to 1000 copies. Executive Producer Matthew F. Jacobson. Recording Engineered by Michael Comstock, assisted by Pete Girgenri. Originally mixed by Michael Comstock, assisted by Dean Edington at Indre Studios, Philadelphia. Remixed by Egan O'Rourke. Mastered by Scott Hull at Visceral Sound.

Released on Tribunal Records, February 2000.

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