|"How to Be Dead"|
|Single by Snow Patrol|
|from the album Final Straw|
|Released||25 October 2004|
|Studio||Britannia Row, The Diving Bell|
|Genre||Indie rock, alternative rock|
|Songwriter(s)||Gary Lightbody, Mark McClelland, Nathan Connolly, Jonny Quinn|
|Snow Patrol singles chronology|
"How to Be Dead" is the fourth (fifth if the re-issue of "Spitting Games" is counted) and final single by Snow Patrol from their album Final Straw. It was released in 2004, slightly remixed by Chris Lord-Alge from the album version, and reached number 39 in the United Kingdom and number 42 in Ireland.
The song is a downtempo rock ballad, with lyrics detailing a conversation between a couple.