Foals: Holy Fire

16 Dec

Another first experience (read: I am really bad at listening to music my friends recommend), and this time a good one.

In Holy Fire, Foals present a beautiful blend of instrumental and electronic; complex and intricately layered, yet underlined by infectious vocal melodies. Yannis Philappakis’ voice is hauntingly disconsolate; potently reminiscent of Bon Iver circa Blood Bank, especially in tracks like “Stepson”.

There are some beautiful tracks on this album: my favorites so far are “Bad Habit”, “Everytime” and “Moon”.


One Response to “Foals: Holy Fire”


  1. Throwback Review: Foals’ Antidotes | As of yet Untitled - 26 February 2014

    […] elements are (only mildly) more rudimentary and contrasting, it’s of a similar brilliance to Holy Fire: however potentially chaotic, it’s well-balanced and it’s tight as your university […]

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