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See You All In Hell
Funeral-For-A-Friend-See-You-All-In-Hell.jpg
EP by Funeral for a Friend
Released 7 November 2011
Genre Post-hardcore, melodic hardcore
Label Distiller Records
Funeral for a Friend chronology
Welcome Home Armageddon
(2011)Welcome Home Armageddon2011
See You All In Hell
(2011)
Conduit
(2013)Conduit2013

See You All In Hell is the sixth extended play by post-hardcore band Funeral for a Friend. It was released on 7 November 2011 through Distiller Records in the United Kingdom. The first track "High Castles" was released as a digital single on 13 October 2011. By November 15, 2011 the album had received mixed to positive reception with Kerrang! giving the album a "Good" three out of five rating.

Release and promotion[edit]

The band opinion on the release of the extended play was that: “We wanted to release something special as an add-on to Welcome Home Armageddon." The release is considered a "tie in" with the release of Welcome Home Armageddon on vinyl.[1] The EP was announced on 28 September 2011, Funeral for a Friend announced that the EP would feature only one brand new track while the remainder of the tracks are acoustic renditions, live session recordings and remixes of tracks from Welcome Home Armageddon as well as a cover of hardcore punk band Strife.[2] The release of the EP was accompanied by a UK tour by the band in October 2011 as well as a digital single of "High Castles" on 13 October 2011.[3][4]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Kerrang! 3/5 stars[5]
Virgin Music (6/10)[6]
Contact Music (Favourable)[7]
Ourzone magazine (6/10)[8]
Punknews.org 3.5/5 stars[9]

The ep received positive responses from contemporary critics. Kerrang! writer Alistair Lawrence gave the album a three 'K' out of five- indicating a 'Good' rating- and praised their combination of acoustic songs, a remix and a cover to prove they're still "brimming with enthusiasm and the seeds of new ideas".[5] Chris Jefferies in an otherwise positive review of the record for Virgin Music criticised Matt Davies vocals on the final two acoustic songs saying that "There's no question that the frontman still has the range to pull off these songs, but without the full band backing, his vocals sound strained and completely lacking of the warmth that made earlier Funeral For A Friend records so touching."[6]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Matthew Davies-Kreye, Kris Coombs-Roberts, Gavin Burrough, Richard Boucher and Ryan Richards.

No. Title Length
1. "High Castles"  
2. "Will to Die" (Strife cover)  
3. "Medicated" (LoveGadgetsHateGizmos remix)  
4. "Sixteen" (live at XFM)  
5. "Broken Foundation" (live at XFM)  
6. "Man Alive" (live at XFM)  
7. "Front Row Seats to the End of the World" (live at XFM)  
8. "Old Hymns" (acoustic)  
9. "Welcome Home Armageddon" (acoustic)  

Personnel[edit]

  • Matthew Davies-Kreye – lead vocals
  • Kris Coombs-Roberts – guitar
  • Gavin Burrough – guitar, backing vocals
  • Richard Boucher – bass guitar
  • Ryan Richards – drums, aggressive vocals
  • Romesh Dodangoda - producer

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Funeral For A Friend To Release New EP In November". Rock Sound. 28 September 2011. Retrieved 15 November 2011. 
  2. ^ "Funeral For A Friend announce new EP 'See You All In Hell'". New Musical Express. 28 September 2011. Retrieved 2 October 2011. 
  3. ^ Giberti, Jamie (29 September 2011). "Funeral For A Friend To Release New EP After October UK Tour". Rock Sins. Retrieved 2 October 2011. 
  4. ^ Satvir Bhamra (13 October 2011). "Funeral For A Friend stream new track". Amplified.tv. Retrieved 26 October 2011. 
  5. ^ a b Lawrence, Alistair (September 28, 2011). "Welsh rockers bridge the gap all the way to hell". Kerrang!. Bauer Media Group (1389): 54. ISSN 0262-6624. 
  6. ^ a b Chris Jefferies (10 November 2011). "Funeral For A Friend - See You All In Hell - Red Room - Virign.com". Virgin Group. Retrieved 15 November 2011. 
  7. ^ Lauren Mullineaux (10 November 2011). "Funeral For A Friend - See You All In Hell Album Review". Contact Music. Retrieved 15 November 2011. 
  8. ^ Jamie Otsa (3 November 2011). "Funeral For A Friend - See You All In Hell - Red Room - Virign.com". Ourzone magazine. Retrieved 15 November 2011. 
  9. ^ RENALDO69 (6 December 2011). "Funeral For A Friend - See You All In Hell". Punknews.org. Retrieved 19 July 2014.