Matchbook Romance is an post-hardcore band from Poughkeepsie, New York and were originally known as The Getaway.
The band formed in 1997, constisting of Andrew Jordan (vocals & guitar), Ryan "Judas" DePaolo (backing vocals & guitar), Ryan Kienle (bass) and Aaron Stern (drums).
They have released two albums: Stories and Alibis (2003) and Voices (2006), one EP named West for Wishing (2003) and one split EP with Motion City Soundtrack .
Matchbook Romance headlined the Epitaph Tour in early 2005, playing alongside their label mates Motion City Soundtrack, From First to Last, The Matches and Scatter the Ashes.
As of March 12, 2007, Matchbook Romance have parted ways and have gone on an indefinite hiatus.
As of March 12, 2009, Matchbook Romance have announced that they are reuniting and have 3 tour dates up with more dates and news to come.