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Friendly Fires Drop Hot Lady Gaga Cover

On their excellent new album Pala, Friendly Fires deliver a set of white-hot club-wreckers, jittery Afropop, and Talking Heads-style dance funk. So it makes sense…
Kevin O'Donnell / July 22, 2011

Friendly Fires Release Hottest Track Yet

LCD Soundsystem may have called it quits, but Britain's Friendly Fires are poised to take their place as this year's hottest dance-rock act with their…
Kevin O'Donnell / May 6, 2011

Friendly Fires, ‘Pala’ (XL)

On Friendly Fires' debut album, singer Ed MacFarlane imbued hip-shaking dance-rock with an emo boy's sensitivity. This time, he's all about hedonism, and what a…
Kevin O'Donnell / April 24, 2011

Friendly Fires Blast Back with Dance-Punk Anthem

When Friendly Fires debuted new material from their upcoming disc Pala at SXSW, they delivered one of the best sets of this year's fest…
Kevin O'Donnell / March 23, 2011

Friendly Fires Bring Sweatiest Dance Party to SXSW

When Friendly Fires released their excellent debut album in 2009, the British quartet proved LCD Soundsystem weren't the only band who knew how to throw…
Kevin O'Donnell / March 18, 2011