Welcome to the Black Parade

“Welcome to the Black Parade” (also going by the shortened title “The Black Parade” and originally titled “The Five of Us Are Dying”) is the first single and fifth track from My Chemical Romance’s third studio album, The Black Parade. It was released on September 11, 2006 on iTunes and October 9, 2006 on CD. It is the band’s eighth single. The studio version was available on Myspace on September 2, 2006. It was named one of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s 500 Songs That Shaped Rock and Roll.