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Foals: The Unforgettable Fire

Scott McLennan, Rip It Up (Australia), January 2013

As the promotion for Foals' third album Holy Fire ramps up, it's become apparent from press shots there's a notable new addition to the Oxford quintet. No, it's not an extra member — it's a mystical, ubiquitous jacket that frontman Yannis Philippakis currently has an unhealthy attachment too.

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