The Runner

Foals - The Runner
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September 5, 2019 / Release Date
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Jamobo
85
The Runner is great track and one that makes itself somewhat unique if Foals discography by combining electronic elements with heavier guitars, but rarely at the same time. The Runner instead has very rocky verses with a strong pulse and beat, but then expanding out into open reverb tinged synths for the chorus. The only time these elements mix are the 2, short bridges where we get a guitar solo over the same synths.
Audiohype
NR
Makes me excited for part 2
Vanners
98
The second single released from Everything Not Saved Will Be Lost Part 2 doesn't go as hard as I expected. But it doesn't need to. This is one of the grooviest songs Foals have made to date and is easily my favourite track thus far from what they've released on this double-LP. This song really picks up in the second chorus with some gorgeous guitar work, all while working its way slowly towards a hard-hitting climax. In addition to this, Yannis delivers with some of the best vocals he's ... read more
Yeez
90
So much energy in this song, best song by them in a while.
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Added on: September 5, 2019