The band lift another track from their acclaimed debut LP 'Casually Dressed And Deep In Conversation'...

Funeral For A Friend will release a new single to coincide with their headline slot on the NME AWARDS TOUR.

The hardcore heroes release ‘Escape Artists Never Die’ on February 2 through Infectious. Taken from their debut album ‘Casually Dressed And Deep In Conversation’, it comes backed with two new tracks, ‘You Want Romance?’ and ’10 Scene Points To The Winner’.

Additionally, ‘You Want Romance?’ will be made available as a download single for two weeks only on January 19. The package contains audio and video versions plus downloadable artwork for £1/£1.50 (SMS) and will be available through [url=]nme.com/audio.

Iron Maiden have just finished touring Europe with Rapture, and in January they headline the NME Awards Tour, joined by Von Bondies, Franz Ferdinand and [a][/a].

The dates are:

Northumbria University (January 25)

Glasgow Academy (26)

Birmingham Academy (27)

Sheffield University (29)

Liverpool University (30)

Manchester Academy (31)

Leeds University (February 2)

Nottingham Rock City (3)

Norwich UEA (4)

Portsmouth Pyramid (6)

London Brixton Academy (7)

Cardiff University (8)

For ticket availability, [url=]click here or call the NME Ticketline on 0870 1 663 663.