Tales Don’t Tell Themselves (2LP Black)
For the very first time, the highly anticipated pressing of the band’s third album on 2LP black vinyl, featuring the limited edition etching on side 4.
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’.
‘Tales Don't Tell Themselves’ was released in May 2007 is the band’s third album. Their big commercial breakthrough, it charted at number three in the UK selling 25,000 copies in its first week and later was certified Silver. ‘Tales Don't Tell Themselves’ is a concept album about a fisherman called David who is battered by wild storms and fears for his life and not seeing his family again before being reunited after braving the seas once more on a man-made raft.
In an exclusive interview with Dig!, the bands lead singer, Matt Davies-Kreye says “of all our albums, it’s become the grower… I really like the record, because I see it as a body of work – as an album in itself. It’s remarkable what we managed to pull off.”