"The Funeral" is the first single taken from Band of Horses' debut album Everything All the Time. The album was released on March 21, 2006. The song was released as a radio and video single in May 2006 in the US. The single was released commercially over a year later in the UK on limited edition numbered 7" vinyl on May 21, 2007 to coincide with the band's UK tour dates.
An earlier version of the song appeared on the…
I'm coming up only to hold you under
I'm coming up only to show you wrong
And to know you is hard we wonder
To know you all wrong we were