Also known as "The Black Parade" and originally titled "The Five of Us Are Dying", "Welcome to the Black Parade" is one of My Chemical Romance's best-known tracks.
It was released as the first single and also the fifth track of the band's third studio album, titled "The Black Parade". The free Welcome to the Black Parade piano sheet music was released quite fast as well.
The single was made public on the 11th of September 2006 on iTunes. On the 9th of October, the same year, it was made available via CD.
On the 30th of September of 2006, the song was inducted into the Billboard Hot 100 at the 71st position. This was the band's highest debut for a single. The song managed to reach the 9th position on the Hot 100. This meant that it was the band's first top ten hit on this chart.
The song managed to stay also in the top of Modern Rock Tracks Chart for a staggering 7 weeks. This was band's only number one on this chart.
On the 15th of October 2006, the song reached the number 1 in UK after extensive airplay. This was "My Chemical Romance's" first number one hit in the UK.
In the Top 40 Singles of 2006 in the UK, the song was placed at the 26th position after selling nearly 170 thousand units.
It reached Silver level in the UK on the 22nd of July 2013. In the US on the other hand, the song "Welcome to the Black Parade" was certified Platinum by the RIAA after it surpassed the 1 million copies sold threshold.
The music video of this song was directed by Samuel Bayer. He became famous after working with Nirvana and Green Day. The music video was released on the 26th of September 2006 in UK and Canada, and in the US on the 26th of September. It received special attention by MTV.
The free Welcome to the Black Parade piano sheets are available in the following section. Enjoy and stay tuned.