From First To Last Remake Song
2014-05-14 by River Tam | 63 Comments

To commemorate the 10th anniversary of their first album, Dear Diary, My Teen Angst Has A Body Count, From First To Last have released a re-recorded version of their single "Note To Self." This new version is their first full length song released that features Spencer Sotelo (of Periphery infamy), their current lead vocalist. The song can be streamed below.



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Evreaia
May 14th 2014

4014 Comments


dem nostalgic feels, production is kinda sweet, spencer is meh.



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Trebor.
Contributing Reviewer
May 14th 2014

50062 Comments


Drunkenly sang a duet of this with my friend Lexi once

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Trebor.
Contributing Reviewer
May 14th 2014

50062 Comments


overly compressed drums sweet my favorite

Koffiiing
May 14th 2014

1104 Comments


damn im in middle school again

GmemberKills
May 14th 2014

756 Comments


Not bad, this remake just seems kinda pointless to me though. I don't really like spencer's vocals either.

qwe3
May 14th 2014

21355 Comments


drums sound like a macbook keyboard

Trebor.
Contributing Reviewer
May 14th 2014

50062 Comments


IT's not even the junz that's the biggest turnoff for me and modern metalcore/post-hardcore, it's the fucking drum tones

swordsforhands
May 14th 2014

399 Comments


For nostalgia's sake, this is pretty neat. Otherwise.. meh.

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Nikkolae
May 14th 2014

4830 Comments


good thing they didnt do anything to anything off Heroine cause this is sheit

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dylanjones42
May 14th 2014

180 Comments


Well I actually think Spencer's vocal style fits really well here. At least it sounds like it belongs in this style a lot more than it does in the realm of music that Periphery is in.

Beauville88
May 14th 2014

221 Comments


Hate overproduced drums. Otherwise, pretty cool.

OwMySnauze
May 14th 2014

949 Comments


Spencer fits this band perfectly. Now make FFTL a full commitment and let Periphery be instrumental.

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MuhNamesTyler
May 14th 2014

3839 Comments


Damn I wasn't expecting to like this bit I did I did

Uranium
May 14th 2014

7079 Comments


is this really re-recorded or just the same (shit) song

Fieryfenderz
May 14th 2014

1435 Comments


He sounds like he's trying to imitate Sonny's vocal delivery, but I don't know, maybe they just have more similar voices than I thought.

sspedding
May 14th 2014

4752 Comments


his voice is fitting to this song. Remake is good.

MuhNamesTyler
May 14th 2014

3839 Comments


It's prob hard for him not to imitate Sonny's vox

DreamAgain
May 14th 2014

251 Comments


it's been a while since i've listened to this album but the vocals sound almost identical to me lol

Dancedrewdance
May 14th 2014

431 Comments


I cried

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FadedSun
May 14th 2014

1259 Comments


The only time Sonny's shitty vocals will be preferred.

TheGreatQ
May 14th 2014

1341 Comments


"it's been a while since i've listened to this album but the vocals sound almost identical to me lol"

I just listened to the album and they sound almost identical

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KenboSlice
May 14th 2014

916 Comments


I dig it, but it's just not the same without Sonny

Mobious1
May 14th 2014

12 Comments


Spencer fits this band perfectly. Now make FFTL a full commitment and let Periphery be instrumental. [2]

I would be so much more encouraged to see both of these bands live if this were the case.


Kronzo
May 14th 2014

991 Comments


this remake is pretty nice, interested in the new EP

FourthReich
May 14th 2014

17420 Comments


would have been coo 5 years ago maybe w/sonny at the helm, but c'mon now let's not ride of the coattails of a 2004 scene album

FourthReich
May 14th 2014

17420 Comments


and who the fuck are all you people

Durrzo
May 14th 2014

1098 Comments


I've always liked this band, and Spencer, so this is pretty cool. He fits pretty well. Interested to hear the new stuff they put out.

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Hospital
May 14th 2014

2052 Comments


I think he did the song just justice, well done

Iamthe Nightstars
May 14th 2014

2226 Comments


Sounds like autotune.

BeeRyan
May 14th 2014

111 Comments


I like the original, somehow, and this is pretty cool too.

Skoj
May 14th 2014

1114 Comments


fun, but only because it sounds familiar. I can't put my finger on it, but it sounds something like overproduced. Not sure about it, but I prefer the original.

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Ire
May 14th 2014

41753 Comments


do these guys really think that head squeezing drum sound is really something to be desired?

Verm
May 14th 2014

1003 Comments


Band has always been horseshit, only respectable member was travis richter and that is because he worked with the human abstract, they should stay dead and skrillex should dissapear quickly too

CrimsonLies
May 14th 2014

2019 Comments


They had their moments, though few

YouAreNoJedi
May 14th 2014

19 Comments


Im still shocked that they recruited Spencer.

ZippaThaRippa
May 15th 2014

2416 Comments


"Band has always been horseshit, only respectable member was travis richter and that is because he worked with the human abstract, they should stay dead and skrillex should dissapear quickly too"

Whoa whoa whoa, they also had Derek Bloom! Gotta say, I fucking hate Spencer. He's terrible in Periphery and he's going to be terrible in FFTL. R.I.P. Sonny Moore.

Koffiiing
May 15th 2014

1104 Comments


spencer>>>

chug73
May 15th 2014

983 Comments


As a teen I jammed this album so hard. Spencer suits so well.
Guitars sound pretty meh.

crowing51
May 15th 2014

3448 Comments


You can tell it's Spencer, but damn he
sounds like a better sonny. This remake is
good. I wouldn't mind them remaking this
album. I just think sonnys vocals were bad
on this album and much better on heroine.

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ThomasTheCure
May 15th 2014

284 Comments


i honestly don't get the constant complaints about spencer's voice. he's an excellent singer and suits the band surprisingly well, considering sonny was already pretty whiny sounding. that's all more than enough to make me enjoy this.

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Trebor.
Contributing Reviewer
May 15th 2014

50062 Comments


I love Sonny's 16 year old whine

chug73
May 15th 2014

983 Comments


Thomas he just sounds lame with periphery. He sings notes that don't really suit his voice. He is a great singer but the stuff he sings with periphery (minus a few songs of course) usually sounds odd. This really shows he is suited for poppier stuff. Think Scarlet from Periphery II.

ellagos
May 15th 2014

99 Comments


I'm trying to figure out if I'd enjoy this if it wasn't for the nostalgia factor, Spencer sounds better than expected

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OwMySnauze
May 15th 2014

949 Comments


@chug. Who's Thomas?

chug73
May 15th 2014

983 Comments


ThomasTheCure. cbf @'ing him

paradox1216
May 15th 2014

454 Comments


p great. Never could get into these guys but this has me looking forward to the new EP

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HomerPimpson
May 15th 2014

241 Comments


I had a hard time not enjoying this, even if it doesn't sound all that different from the original. Spencer's vocals are less whiny than skrillex's

DatBeefPudding
May 15th 2014

1292 Comments


not bad, not my cup of tea, i never liked this band, but sponce defs isn't horrible in this. prob his best fit.

i hate him in periphery though, i miss the older periphery vocalists.

xpaincakex
May 15th 2014

157 Comments


Damn it sounds much better than I expected. Spencer trying to sound like Sonny? It would be cool if Sonny came back but this works too.

Dancedrewdance
May 15th 2014

431 Comments


Cant wait to hear some new shit with him!

Betray
May 15th 2014

2688 Comments


man both of these vocalists are shiiiiiiIIIIIIITTTTTTT

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Verm
May 16th 2014

1003 Comments


Spencer rapes skrillex or sonny or whatever, lolololo

Betray
May 16th 2014

2688 Comments


oh yeah but they're both bad tier vox

Fieryfenderz
May 16th 2014

1435 Comments


ITT: People forgetting Sonny was fucking 16 when he recorded this. Of course he was whiny.

witchxrapist
May 16th 2014

11013 Comments



oh yeah but they're both bad tier vox


so metal

pretending talented singers don't have strong voices that hit notes becuz u dont liek the style

got damn

ur so much better at hearing

witchxrapist
May 16th 2014

11013 Comments


and Spencer's technically way better, but the way Sonny sang on Dear Diary... was so unique.

MuhNamesTyler
May 16th 2014

3839 Comments


Sonny sounds a lot Radke (or vice versa)

witchxrapist
May 16th 2014

11013 Comments


not really

MuhNamesTyler
May 16th 2014

3839 Comments


Idk I was just listening to Ride the Wings of Pestilence last night and it sounded crazy similar to Ronnie on ETFs debut, he even does that little squeal sometimes

Mabbitt
May 17th 2014

1350 Comments


Man, I miss the mid-2000s scene stuff sometimes haha. I thought Spencer did a good job, but I prefer Sonny's voice. The production was pretty bad though.

I wanna hear the full version of Latest Plague with Spencer

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MuhNamesTyler
May 17th 2014

3839 Comments


"Man, I miss the mid-2000s scene stuff sometimes haha."


Same. I have to be in the right mood though

krazytopher
May 17th 2014

2 Comments


wasn't a fan of the original, much prefer this version

Libertarian
May 18th 2014

84 Comments


I remember these days. Bought this album, saw them on the Smartpunk stage at Vans Warped Tour, met Sonny, got my picture with him, and he was really nice.

Then I found out he was Skrillex. I hate dubstep with a passion. But still, he was a nice guy.



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