The intelligent post-hardcore quintet Settlefish emerged from Bologna, Italy, in 1998. Led by Canadian vocalist Jonathan Clancy, the music group also presented Emilio Torreggiani (acoustic guitar), Bruno Germano (electric guitar), Phillipe Soldati (drums), and Stefano Pilia (bass), all Bolognese. Torreggiani and Soldati acquired previously played jointly in Grosse Bertha. After coalescing around co-written materials, Settlefish started playing out around Bologna at celebrations, and finally self-released a three-song EP. Even more songs were documented, this time around in a specialist studio room, and Italian indie Loudblash had taken see. In 2000, the label released a split discharge between Settlefish and German steel clothing Tenuta. A calendar year later, the music group agreed upon with American emo label Deep Elm, and made an appearance on section nine from the label’s reputed Emo Diaries series. Settlefish after that entered the studio room to record its formal full-length. Dance some time: Upset made an appearance on Deep Elm in springtime 2003; Settlefish backed it using a South by Southwest display and as section of Deep Elm’s As well Youthful to Die tour, which elevated knowing of alternatives to youngsters suicide.