Front Row Seats To The End Of The World

Album: Welcome Home Armageddon (2011)
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Songfacts®:

  • This free download single was made available prior to the release of the Welsh rock band Funeral for a Friend's fifth studio album, Welcome Home Armageddon. The song sees drummer Ryan Richards take lead vocals, about which he told CMU: "It was a lot of fun for me to do a lead vocal again on a track, as it's probably something I've not done since way back on the first record - and even then it was a co-vocal with [frontman] Matt [Davies-Kreye] on tracks like 'Red Is The New Black' and 'This Year's Most Open Heartbreak.'"
  • Richards contributes finger snaps to the track, about which he told CMU: "It's also the first track I've ever done finger snaps on too! I remember reading the liner notes to Michael Jackson's Bad and seeing him credited with 'Vocals and Finger Snaps' and it inspired me to one day be credited as such on one of our albums. I've now dreamed the dream - and it's a beautiful thing."

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