Mayday Parade is a rock band from Tallahassee, Florida. They formed when members of popular local Tallahassee bands Kid Named Chicago and Defining Moment converged in 2006. Their debut EP Tales Told by Dead Friends was released in 2006, and sold over 20,000 copies without any label support. On July 10, 2007, Mayday Parade released their debut album A Lesson in Romantics. After signing to Fearless Records in 2006, the band changed labels to Atlantic Records in 2009. Their second studio album, Anywhere but Here was released on October 6, 2009.