Mansions is an American indie rock band from Louisville, Kentucky, currently residing in Seattle, Washington.
The group has performed with and/or toured with Hellogoodbye, William Beckett, A Great Big Pile of Leaves, The Honorary Title, The Front Bottoms, I Can Make a Mess Like Nobody's Business, Look Mexico, Bayside, Now, Now, Paper Rival, Taking Back Sunday, and The Get Up Kids.
New Best Friends is considered to be the first "official Mansions" album. The record was produced, recorded, and mixed by Mike Sapone, who is most commonly known for his work with Taking Back Sunday, Brand New, and Straylight Run. The physical album includes a bonus disc titled The EP Initiative, which contains all of the songs from the mini-EP's released throughout 2008.
Also in 2009, Mansions and Brian Warren of Weatherbox released an eponymous EP under the moniker "Manbox". The release was limited to only 200 hand-painted copies. Also in 2009, Mansions released an EP titled Thyme Travel on cassette, limited to 100 copies.