The Roar EP by Goodbye Nautilus

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The FIRST RECORDINGS of Goodbye Nautilus (aka American Studies). In 2008, Nick Volkart, Eric Shawn and Jeremy Gekov recorded this 5 song EP in Jeremy's bedroom. These here are the first gold songs written by Eric and performed by the band at their very first show at the Retox Lounge in San Francisco, January 2008. Included are fan favorites "Damn Japan" and "Bad Drunk."

Included as a bonus live track is "We Are The Ones,"* another early song, performed in 2009 at the Stork Club in Oakland, CA.


released April 24, 2008

Written by Eric Shawn
Performed by Goodbye Nautilus (American Studies)
Recorded by Goodbye Nautilus (American Studies)

Goodbye Nautilus (American Studies) is:
Eric Shawn - Vocals, Guitar
Jeremy Gekov - Drums, Lead Guitar, Backup Vocals
Nick Volkart - Bass, Backup Vocals

*"We Are The Ones" Recorded Live at the Stork Club, Oakland, CA.
Includes Ben Euphrat on Keys, Jeremy Gekov on lead guitar and Dayne Wood on Drums.



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American Studies San Francisco, California

AMERICAN STUDIES - Formed 2007 in San Francisco as Goodbye Nautilus; American Studies came about as a natural progression in 2009. The music is a Molotov cocktail of emotionally heavy lyrics mixed with a loud blend of indie, 50s/60s Pop, Garage & Post-punk. Never content to settle, live shows were highly charged and led to regular gigs around the West Coast and a wealth self-released material. ... more

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