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Funeral For A Friend release ‘Final Hours At Hammersmith’ on limited edition double vinyl

‘Final Hours At Hammersmith’ has become an iconic live album for Funeral For A Friend. Originally released as a limited edition run of 1,000 CD copies only available to those at the show, the recording is taken from the bands final UK gig of the ‘Hours’ tour on 4 June 2006 at Hammersmith Palais. 

For the first time, it will be released on vinyl as a double set with a limited run of 1,000 being made available in transparent blue exclusively through Rhino.co.uk and independent retailers.

With a set-list that was the culmination of five years of hard graft on the road in which they relentlessly toured the world, ‘Final Hours At Hammersmith’ features all of the band’s top 20 UK singles ‘Juneau’, ‘She Drove Me to Daytime Television’, ‘Escape Artists Never Die’ and ‘Streetcar’.

This release was the third album released in their Atlantic Records era, and for the first time will be released as a limited edition vinyl. ‘Casually Dressed & Deep in Conversation’ and ‘Hours’ will get the same treatment at a later date with black versions of all the albums also being made available.

Funeral For A Friend were a post-hardcore band originally formed in Wales in 2001 around the line-up of Kris Coombs-Roberts: Guitar & Backing Vocals, Gareth Davies: Bass Guitar & Backing Vocals, Matt Davies: Vocals, Ryan Richards: Drums, Percussion & Vocals and Darran Smith: Guitar. They released their debut, ‘Casually Dressed & Deep in Conversation’, in 2003. Receiving the “Best British Newcomer” at that year’s Kerrang! Awards, the album was certified gold by the end of the following year. The second album, ‘Hours’, was released in 2005, featuring the single ‘Streetcar’, their fourth consecutive Top 20 UK hit and they went on to win the 2005  Kerrang! Award for “Best British Band”.

Funeral For A Friend – Final Hours At Hammersmith
Track List

LP1
Side One
This Years Most Open Heartbreak
Roses For The Dead
Juneau
End Of Nothing

Side Two
Bullet Theory
Recovery 
10:45 Amsterdam Conversations
Red Is The New Black

LP2
Side One
Rookie Of The Year 
All The Rage
History
She Drove Me To Daytime Television

Side Two
The Art Of American Football
Streetcar
Escape Artists Never Die

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