Saosin is a post-hardcore band from Newport Beach, California, USA who originally formed during 2003 and partly consists of former members of the band Open Hand. They have released a full-length self-titled album (Sept. 26, 2006), three EPs (Translating the Name, a self-titled EP Saosin (also known as the "Warped Tour EP" / "Black EP", distributed on the The Vans Warped Tour), The Grey EP, and In Search Of Solid Ground (released on September 8, 2009). Several individual completed songs have also been included on various compilations.
These include I Can Tell There Was an Accident Here Earlier on a compilation album entitled Music on the Brain, Volume 1, Bury Your Head on the Atticus compilation Atticus: Dragging The Lake 3, Mookie's Last Christmas from the A Santa Cause: It's a Punk Rock Christmas compilation, and a remake of their previously recorded song I Wanna Hear Another Fast Song called Sleepers from the Take Action! Volume 5 compilation. The band has managed to gain large amounts of respect in the underground scene, only recently enjoying somewhat mainstream status with appearances on television shows such as "Steve's Untitled Rock Show" and radio play of their first single Voices off the new self-titled album. There has been a discrepancy about whether Saosin is pronounced "SAY-oh-sin" or "Say-OH-shin". It was accepted by most to be pronounced either way, but former lead vocalist and founding member of Saosin, Anthony Green, offers his explanation on the official Saosin website's "SAOSIN FAQ": "What does their name mean, and how is it pronounced?" Thanks to nailed shut, here is a quote from former singer Anthony: "It's pronounced SAY-OCEAN.
And it's a Chinese proverb from the 15th and 16th centuries. It means 'small heart'. Fathers used to marry off their youngest sons for money and used to tell them that they weren't marrying for love, that their wife doesn't matter. She could die at anytime so don't get attached.Make Saosin Playlist