Woohoo! Today, Foals have shared the details of their eagerly-awaited seventh album ‘Life Is Yours’.
Set for release on 17th June via Warner Records, Yannis Philippakis says, “I feel that with ‘Everything Not Saved…’ we touched upon all of the facets of our sound up until that point. This time we wanted to find a new way to express ourselves. We wanted to refocus and do something that shared a DNA throughout the songs: a physicality, a danceability, and with energy and joyousness. It’s definitely the poppiest record we’ve ever made.”
Speaking to us about the upcoming record for our February issue, Yannis said, “When I was daydreaming when we were writing, I was imagining people coming together at a club or at a festival, and I wanted to engineer the music so that it was for full physical potential - to be played live and for it to be raucous. There’s a riotous element to this record I think, and an ecstasy to it.
“I think the level of party in some of these songs has never been seen before from us. I think it’s gonna be the Foals record you can put on and it will just decimate the party you’re at, in a good way.”
Read the full interview here, and check out the track list below.
‘Life Is Yours’ Tracklisting:
1. ‘Life Is Yours’
2. ‘Wake Me Up’
5. ‘(summer sky)’
7. ‘Looking High’
8. ‘Under The Radar’
9. ‘Crest of the Wave’
10. ‘The Sound’
11. ‘Wild Green’
See Foals live at the following dates:
20 – Edinburgh, Usher Hall (SOLD OUT)
21 – Edinburgh, Usher Hall (SOLD OUT)
23 – Birmingham, Arena
25 – Hull, Bonus Arena
26 – Newcastle, O2 City Hall
27 – Brighton, Centre
29 – London, Olympia (SOLD OUT)
30 – London, Olympia (SOLD OUT)
01 – London, Olympia (SOLD OUT)
02 – London, Olympia (SOLD OUT)
05 – Blackpool, Empress Ballroom (SOLD OUT)
06 – Blackpool, Empress Ballroom (SOLD OUT)
09 – London, O2 Academy Brixton (SOLD OUT)
27 – Dublin, Fairview Park
29 – Manchester, Castlefield Bowl, Sounds of the City (SOLD OUT)
08 – Leeds, Millennium Square, Sounds of the City
09 – Glasgow, TRSNMT
23 – Latitude (HEADLINERS)
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