I came back to this for the first time in a while today. If I could pick an album to sum up High School for me it would be this. It's strange because I'm moving to University in England in a few weeks and this an album I've associated so many memories with here.
Funeral for a Friend's best. I actually thought the guitar work on this album was vastly superior to CDADIC. It's a lot more metal in places, but it's just a more varied and cohesive album. I really think Hours is the soundtrack to my teenage years :)
Love all their albums but this is their best - not only does it have some real standouts, but there isn't a weak track present. The riff heavy opening of the first 3 songs is stunning, while Recovery onwards is perfection!