Decent Days and Nights

Album: The Futureheads (2004)

Songfacts®:

  • This is popularly thought of as the Futureheads' first single - it is actually their second, after "First Day." It is their first single off their debut self-titled album though, and their breakthrough.
  • The song brought the Futureheads a lot of attention, particularly through its use on several video game soundtracks: Burnout 3: Takedown and Rugby 2005, both EA Sports games for Playstation 2 and Xbox.

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