Owls (Are Watching)

Album: Welcome Home Armageddon (2011)
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Songfacts®:

  • This is a track from Welsh rock band Funeral for a Friend's fifth studio album, Welcome Home Armageddon. The record was Funeral for a Friend's first long player to feature bass player Richard Boucher. Drummer Ryan Richards discussed his contribution to this track in an interview with Rock Sound magazine: "Having Rich join the band was a real bonus as he's a great all round musician, and Owls was the first idea he brought to us on guitar, it actually came together the quickest out of any song on the record in a really natural and organic way. When we've done the more 'spacey' and 'ambient' songs in the past I think we've probably been guilty of not putting the our stamp on them and let them drift away a bit, but we've really made sure on 'Owls' that, beneath all the harmonies, keys, strings and guitar effects, that there's still power and urgency to the track - and that it's something that really belongs on a Funeral for a Friend record."

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