We loved the second Friendly Fires album “Pala” in 2011 and then waited and waited and waited for them to return. Then by random search, I saw a concert listing for them in Los Angeles in September, with a new album called “Inflorescent” coming just this week!
Who are Friendly Fires? They’re an English band who released their first album in 2008 with a sound akin to Franz Ferdinand perhaps, very fun pop and rhythmic. We first saw them on TV in England playing a song called “Hawaiian Air” and were hooked. Here’s the new song from the upcoming album: