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, which is unusual for the genre. They are best known for Hot 100 singles like "Ocean Avenue" and "Lights and Sounds." The band went on a two-year hiatus then announced their return in August 2010 and released their seventh studio album, When You're Through Thinking, Say Yes, in March 2011. Their latest album, Southern Air, was released on August 14, 2012.