Yellowcard is an American pop punk/alternative rock band formed in Jacksonville, Florida, in 1997 and based in Los Angeles since 2000. Their music features the use of a violin. They are best known for their singles "Ocean Avenue", "Lights and Sounds", and "Light Up the Sky". The band went on a two-year hiatus from 2008 through 2010 and they returned with their seventh studio album, When You're Through Thinking, Say Yes, in March 2011, and then Southern Air in August 2012. Their most recent album, Lift a Sail, was released October 7, 2014.