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Funeral For A Friend were 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. Upon releasing their debut album, they received the ‘Best British Newcomer’ award at that year’s Kerrang! Awards. Their 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’.
‘Hours’ is the band’s second album and was released in June 2005. Again, met with critical acclaim with Kerrang! rating it 4/5 and NME 7/10, it again broke into the UK album charts reaching number 12 as well as making an impact in the US with Rolling Stone rating in 4/5. The album spawned four singles all ’Streetcar’, ‘Monsters’, ‘History’ and ‘Roses for the Dead’ all of which charted.
Roses for the dead
The end of nothing