Friendly Fires – Friendly Fires

The British dance-disco uproar Friendly Fires shall be releasing their self-titled, debut album Friendly Fires on September 23rd through XL Recordings. This modern disco-funk sound is created by just three hip musicians: Ed Mac; Jack Savidge; and Edd Gibson. With such outrageous melodies and extravagant beats in their songs, the music seems to force the body into a dancing frenzy.

Throughout the record, Friendly Fires orchestrates a mass of different interments to complete the sound that they have found. Surprisingly, it would seem that it was already on the dance floor, waiting to be discovered. Once you have listened to any of the ten tracks off this album, you can instantly deduct exactly what they where inspired by, and that is a mixture of the 70s disco, and the fast paced beat that of the 90s. Their single “Jump in the Pool” (download), which just so happens to be their first song on their record, is but just a taste of what is to come this September in Friendly Fires.

When you are out on the town and you feel like dancing, pop in this record, and dance the night away. Look for Friendly Fires to drop in the US on September 23rd. You can catch the guys on tour (dates below) in the States with Lykke Li at the end of October.

01. Jump In The Pool (download)
02. In The Hospital
03. Paris
04. White Diamonds
05. Strobe
06. On Board
07. Lovesick
08. Skeleton Boy
09. Photobooth
10. Ex Lover

Tour Dates:
Oct 20 – Music Hall of Williamsburg / New York
Oct 21 – Bowery Ballroom / New York
Oct 23 – Paradise Rock Club / Boston
Oct 24 – Mod Club / Toronto
Oct 25 – Empty Bottle / Chicago
Oct 28 – Richard’s On Richards / Vancouver
Oct 29 – Neumo’s / Seattle
Oct 30 – Doug Fir / Portland
Nov 1 – Independant / San Francisco
Nov 3 – El Rey / Los Angeles

Friendly Fires: website | myspace | download “Jump In The Pool”

Written by: Kyle Thurin




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