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Oxford, England (2005 – present)

Foals are an / band which formed in Oxford, England in 2005. They are currently signed to Transgressive Records in the United Kingdom and Sub Pop in the United States. They released their debut album Antidotes on 24 March 2008 in the UK, and 8 April 2008 in the US. The band’s second album, Total Life Forever, was released on 10 May 2010. Foals also released a mixtape named Tapes in July 2012 for !K7 Records. In November 2012, as an advance off their third album Holy Fire (February 2013), the band released “Inhaler”.

In early 2007, the band released the limited edition 7” singles Hummer and Mathletics, both produced by Gareth Parton. In the summer of 2007 Foals began working on their debut album in New York. It was produced by Dave Sitek of TV On The Radio, however, the band decided to mix the album themselves, stating that Sitek made the first master copy of the album sound like “it was recorded in the Grand Canyon”. Yannis has stated multiple times during various interviews that Foals and Dave Sitek are on good terms, even though the copy by Sitek was rejected by the band.

Foals released their debut album, entitled Antidotes, on 24 March 2008 in the UK and 8 April 2008 in the US. The album was a commercial success in the United Kingdom, debuting at No. 3 in the UK Albums Charts. The album was a minor success in other countries, charting in Japan, France and the Netherlands. Non-UK versions of the album include the early Parton produced singles.


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  • BlackieDammett

    I think it's time for me to get into Foals. Just heard Spanish Sarah and have to admit, though I always hated about this band, it's a sick track. The whole Holy Fire album is great as well.

    22 Feb 10:53am Reply
  • mattnashrudin


    13 Feb 2:41am Reply
  • Cylob

    The new Keane. Yep.

    7 Feb 6:40pm Reply
  • vboechat

    top 6 band to listen while high (weed) 1 - mac demarco 2 - foals 3 - todd rundgren 4 - thom yorke 5 - cymbals eat guitars 6 - tame impala agree?

    28 Jan 1:51am Reply
  • Ufasas

    my life getting better too, just found you guys, i love you

    23 Jan 1:16am Reply
  • Ivansxm

    Thanks for exist motherfuckers!

    22 Jan 2:50am Reply
  • Shino-kun

    My life kinda got better, thanks to Foals.

    9 Jan 6:06pm Reply
  • RacoonPam

    Люблю их безмерно. Ни на кого не похожие, самые классные.

    8 Jan 7:30pm Reply
  • Biaxx

    This band saved my year

    31 Dec 2014 Reply
  • Viiiikt


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  • LastAnalTrip

    The album "Antidotes" - my childhood. Antidotes > others

    12 Dec 2014 Reply
  • LuizPauloMelo

    Would you be there, be there, be there for me?

    6 Dec 2014 Reply
  • Brickfaced

    @roemilca111 Well hype obviously dies when the band hasn't made music in a while. Holy Fire is still dominating the charts.

    3 Dec 2014 Reply
  • GoodGirl_Li

    i love jack bevan

    28 Nov 2014 Reply
  • SPaGetTea

    I have the best music library that you ever seen :3

    21 Nov 2014 Reply
  • Rivacks

    19 Nov 2014 Reply
  • roemilca111

    a year ago there was an actual 'fanbase' for this band, now it seems that everyone forgot about them... makes sense though, Holy Fire was pretty... bland, to say the least

    18 Nov 2014 Reply
  • VadiushaKomarov

    От альбома к альбому растут в музыкальном плане оставаясь лучшими.

    16 Nov 2014 Reply
  • CaioCalo

    does anyone have the new song for the Drive Soundtrack?

    1 Nov 2014 Reply
  • peopleselbowen

    nick foals

    25 Oct 2014 Reply
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