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Guidebook for Sinners Turned Saints
studio album by Jamie's Elsewhere
Released 2008
Recorded 2007 at Johnny Cab Studio
Genre Pop punk
Alternative rock
Length 37:36
Label Victory
Producer Casey Bates
Album chronology
Good Bye Rocket Man, Saint George Is Under Fire
Guidebook for Sinners Turned Saints
They Said a Storm Was Coming

Guidebook for Sinners Turned Saints is the debut album by American post-hardcore band Jamie's Elsewhere, being released on May 6, 2008 through Victory Records. This is the last release with vocalist Chris Paterson.


The songs "The Love Letter Collection", "The Saint, the Sword, and the Savior", "Play Me Something Country" and "Sweet Carolina Honey" were originally released on the EP Goodbye Rocket Man, St. George Is Under Fire.

Two music videos were made for the song "I Didn't Mean to Interrupt...". The first features the band dressed in white and performing the song in a white room inter cut with shots of a woman in an abusive relationship. The second video shows the band performing live and was directed by December Edge Media.


Jamie's Elsewhere
  • Chris Paterson - vocals
  • Matt Scarpelli - guitars
  • Anthony Carioscia - guitars
  • Nick Rodriguez - bass
  • Anthony Scarpelli - drums
  • Mike Spearman - keyboards
  • Casey Bates – Music production, audio mixing
  • Allen Combs - engineering
  • Mastered by Sterling Sound
  • Management by Eric Rushing (The Artery Foundation)
Additional personnel
  • Phill Mamula - album art photographer
  • Raymond Klecker - cover illustration
  • Doublej - art direction and layout

Track listing

All tracks written by Jamie's Elsewhere.

No. Title Length
1. "Life Ain't Easy When You're a Mythical Creature" 4:24
2. "I Didn't Mean to Interrupt..." 3:54
3. "Late Nights" 4:06
4. "The Love Letter Collection" 3:53
5. "The Saint, the Sword, and the Savior" 3:47
6. "The Politics of Knife-Fighting" 3:36
7. "Play Me Something Country" 3:12
8. "That Vicious Vixen with the Beard" 2:57
9. "Sweet Carolina Honey" 4:02
10. "Memories Make Good Company" 3:41