Future of the Left

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Future of the Left is a British rock band from Cardiff formed in 2005.


The founding members were Andy "Falco" Falkous (vocals, guitar, keyboards), Kelson Mathias (vocals, bass) and Jack Egglestone (drums). Andy Falkous and Jack Egglestone used to be members of the band Mclusky and Kelson Mathias was with Jarcrew .

In January 2007 the band released their first single on vinyl with "Fingers Become Thumbs / The Lord Hates A Coward" , followed in June by adeadenemyalwayssmellsgood . In September 2007 Future of the Left released their first album, Curses, on the Too Pure label . In 2009 the follow-up album Travels With Myself And Another was released .

In 2010, Kelson Mathias left the band and was replaced by Jimmy Watkins and Julia Ruzicka (formerly Million Dead ). In June 2012 the third album, The Plot Against Common Sense, was released on Xtra Mile Recordings.


Chart positions
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The Peace & Truce Of
  UK 99 04/21/2016 (1 week)

Studio albums

  • Curses (September 2007)
  • Travels with Myself and Another (June 2009)
  • The Plot Against Common Sense (June 2012)
  • How to Stop Your Brain in an Accident (October 2013)
  • The Peace & Truce of Future of the Left (April 2016)


  • Polymers Are Forever (November 2011)
  • At Magnetic West (April 2012)
  • Man vs. Melody (November 2012)
  • Love Songs for Our Husbands (July 2013)
  • Human Death (2013)
  • To Failed States and Forest Clearings (2016)

Live albums

  • Last Night I Saved Her from Vampires (2009)

Singles and EPs

  • Fingers Become Thumbs / The Lord Hates a Coward (January 2007)
  • Adeadenemyalwayssmellsgood (June 2007)
  • Small Bones Small Bodies (September 2007)
  • Manchasm (April 2008)
  • The Hope That House Built (March 2009)
  • Stand by Your Manatee / Preoccupation Therapy
  • Sheena Is a T-Shirt Salesman (March 2012)


  1. UK chart placements

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