Friendly Fires

Friendly Fires - Friendly Fires
Critic Score
Based on 9 reviews
2008 Ratings: #278 / 758
User Score
Based on 68 ratings
2008 Ratings: #80
September 1, 2008 / Release Date
LP / Format
Xl Recordings / Label
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CRITIC REVIEWS

79
Pitchfork

Hailing from St. Albans, an English commuter city known musically for producing the Zombies, Friendly Fires arrive on the heels of the British indie-dance zeitgeist helmed by the Klaxons and New Young Pony Club. Although their self-titled debut has the immediacy and hard hooks that riddle so much of this genre, Friendly Fires show an amplified, ambitious, and inventive attention to detail that helps steer them away from sounding like just another polished party band.

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75
SJO Counter: 31

I liked this album a lot!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Indietronica and Alternative Dance are not genres I’m familiar with at all, this is probably the first time I’ve ever seen those genres, but I really enjoyed this!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Even though this album can be really forgettable!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I still liked it though!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Favourite tracks: Paris, Strobe, On Board, Skeleton Boy, Photobooth, Ex Lover
Least favourite track: White Diamonds
CheapandLethal
75
Decent
josecarloslopes
75
Favorite tracks : JUMP IN THE POOL, IN THE HOSPITAL, PARIS, WHITE DIAMONDS, ON BOARD, LOVESICK and SKELETON BOY.
twwalter
80
Summer is fun and nostalgic.
KevinPasos
89
Essential Tracks - Paris // Lovesick // Skeleton Boy // Photo Booth // Ex Lover
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Track List

 

  1. Jump In the Pool 
  2. In the Hospital 
  3. Paris 
  4. White Diamond 
  5. Strobe 
  6. On Broad 
  7. Lovesick 
  8. Skeleton Boy 
  9. Photo Booth 
  10. Ex Lover

 

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