Part Lost Prophets are part Iron Maiden is what you get with Funeral For a Friend. This is a collection of two of the bands EPs, making up that comprise releases seven tracks. Vocalist Mat Davies screeches then melodically sings his way through the albums seven cuts. This will definitely connect with the screamo kids as it has the metal riffs and the catchy choruses for everyone to sing a long to.
All gripes aside its impossible to deny that that Funeral for a Friend havent written some great songs here. Escape Artists Never Die may just be the new screamo anthem for 2004, while This Years Most Open Heartbreak will connect with anyone who has ever had a bad break up. Funeral For a Friend will intrigue fans of Atreyu, The Used or Lost Prophets.