too bad jesse said he doesnt know "how that got started", when i talked to him for over 10 minutes on their messiah college show, but i guess its possible.
In April last year, Lacey announced at their Baltimore show that they have been writing material but have had difficulties as they are "tired of bumming you guys out. We’re trying to write something happy."
I read that on this site
and on Wikipedia. (One source more credible than the other but still)