Matt Rubano noted that the move to a major label was not something the band took lightly, but it was a move that made sense given the band's tumultuous past.Adam stated that fans seemed to feel their live shows had more energy than their recordings, and that Louder Now brought more of that across.The album reached number 10 on the US Billboard 200.In 2016, they released their seventh album Tidal Wave.Taking Back Sunday received mainstream exposure by appearing on the late night talk shows The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Jimmy Kimmel Live!, and Late Night with Conan O'Brien, as well as the teen drama Degrassi: The Next Generation in an episode entitled "What's It Feel Like To Be A Ghost? In December 2006, the band released its first CD/ documentary, Louder Now: Part One, featuring behind-the-scenes tour footage and four live concerts.John Nolan and Shaun Cooper left the band in 2003 only to rejoin in 2010, in time for the band's release of their eponymous album Taking Back Sunday on June 28, 2011.
On April 25, 2006, Taking Back Sunday released their third album, entitled Louder Now, on Warner Bros. The members' comments on the album reflected the dramatic change the band had undergone in the two years since their last release.
They targeted consumers familiar with Victory Records as well as fans of emo music.
They distributed a label sampler that included songs from, Where You Want To Be, to get fans excited about the release.
They also contributed the song "Your Own Disaster" to the Elektra soundtrack, and "Error: Operator" to both the Fantastic Four film soundtrack and its video game tie-in, where it served as Mister Fantastic's theme.
An instrumental version is also used as background music in the game (though the band was initially hesitant).