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Funeral For A Friend announce split and farewell tour

Copyright: Katie Louise Photography
Copyright: Katie Louise Photography

Welsh post-hardcore heroes FUNERAL FOR A FRIEND have announced, that after a 15 year career, they will be breaking up.

In a statement, frontman Matthew Davies-Kreye, says “It’s the natural end. We’ve done everything we set out to do and way more than I could ever have hoped so I’m not upset that it’s run its course, We all felt that Chapter And Verse was a pretty decent full stop on an incredible fourteen and half years of making music together.”

“So, how do you celebrate a huge part of your life? You play some shows! For me it seemed obvious to go out with both Hours and Casually Dressed.. I feel that both those records distill what Funeral is to a whole load of people more definitively than just piecing together a set from all the records we’ve made. It seems to me that those are the records that matter most and Hours to me is my proudest achievement in music with Funeral. I don’t know why but it fills me with an overwhelming sense of pride.”

The Last Chance To Dance tour will feature FUNERAL FOR A FRIEND performing two shows in every city they play, with each show featuring both Hours and Casually Dressed and Deep In Conversation performed in their respective entirety.

FUNERAL FOR A FRIEND FAREWELL TOUR DATES:

February 2016

11 Brisbane Brightside
12 Brisbane Brightside
13 Sydney Oxford Art Factory
14 Sydney Oxford Art Factory
16 Melbourne Richmond Central Club
17 Melbourne Richmond Central Club

March 2016

23 Hamburg Knust
24 Hamburg Knust
25 Berlin Magnet
25 Berlin Magnet
28 Munich Kranhalle
29 Munich Kranhalle
30 Wiesbaden Schlachtof
31 Wiesbaden Schlachtof

April 2016

2 Cologne Luxor
3 Cologne Luxor
5 Cardiff Y Plas
6 Cardiff Y Plas
8 Manchester Ritz
9 Manchester Ritz
10 Glasgow Garage
11 Glasgow Garage
13 Birmingham Institute
14 Birmingham Institute
15 London O2 Shepherds Bush Empire
16 London O2 Shepherds Bush Empire

Tickets go on sale on September 18th and can be bought individually or as a bundle for both nights.

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