Taking Back Sunday is the eponymous fifth studio album by American alternative rock band Taking Back Sunday, to be released through Warner Bros. Records on June 28, 2011. It is the band's first album with the Tell All Your Friends line-up since their 2002 debut album, featuring returning members John Nolan and Shaun Cooper.
On April 12, 2010, the Tell All Your Friends line-up of the band officially reunited, and announced plans to record a new album with Louder Now producer Eric Valentine, the first to be recorded with that line-up since the debut album Tell All Your Friends.
Pre-production on the album began on August 17, 2010, in El Paso, Texas. Recording began in September 2010, with the band announcing several working titles at the time: "Sad Saviour", "Don't Lose Faith in Me", "You Were Right", "Money", "The Best Places to Be a Mom" and "El Paso", which was described by Adam Lazzara as the heaviest rock track the band has ever written.
On November 16, 2010, Adam Lazzara has uploaded a demo version of "The Best Places to Be a Mom" to his Soundcloud page. Around the same time, the band started performing the song live. On December 20, 2010, the band released a Christmas song entitled "Merry Christmas I Missed You So Much", with no word if the song is set to be a part of the upcoming album or not.
On January 10, 2011, the band has announced that recording was officially finished, and that the album is now in the mixing stage. On March 3, 2011, guitarist Eddie Reyes has revealed that 11 tracks are set to appear on the new album and that mixing was finished on 10 of the 11 songs already.
On March 10, 2011, it was announced that mastering of the album was finished. On March 28, 2011, the band released a new song entitled "El Paso" on their Youtube page. The lyric video for the song has revealed that the album will be self-titled and will be released in the summer of 2011. On March 30, 2011, Absolutepunk.net confirmed that the release date of the eponymous album would be on June 28, 2011.
On April 6, 2011, the band performed a special show at Maxwell's in Hoboken, New Jersey where they recorded footage for the upcoming music video for "El Paso", as well as debuting live a new song entitled "Faith (When I Let You Down)" (originally titled "Don't Lose Faith in Me").
The album version of "Best Places to Be a Mom" was made available for download through the "Tsunami Relief: Download to Donate" compilation with a donation of $10 or more.
On April 21, 2011, the band premiered the music video for "El Paso", directed by Thursday guitarist Steve Pedulla.
On May 3, 2011, the band released the first official single from the album - "Faith (When I Let You Down)", a song which the band debuted live already on the Hoboken, NJ show on April 6. The song was originally leaked online on April 29. 
On June 21, 2011 the entire album was streaming on their Facebook.