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Foals: "I built a fortress around myself"

Dave Simpson, Guardian, The, 6 May 2010

IN AN AMSTERDAM square, tourists all around, Yannis Philippakis is pouring his heart out. The singer of Foals is describing how he has kept a journal since he was 12, detailing his innermost fears and feelings. He's kept every volume he has filled, except one.

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