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Foals Announce Tour Dates, ‘Antidotes’ Release Date, Free mp3

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Tuesday, 26 February 2008

Oxford-based indie-dance-rock band Foals have announced the release of their debut full-length, Antidotes, due out April 8 on the mother of all indie labels, Sub Pop.

After meeting up in Oxford, the five gents crowded around 20-year-old Yannis Philippakis and forged on to make dance music for yuppies, or maybe even dance music for athletes? Yannis explains, “We wanted to make music that was very technical, that wasn’t just party music, but at the same time you could dance to it.”

The newly signed band is putting the final touches on their upcoming release and gracing us with a complimentary mp3 for the track “Balloons,” which can be downloaded below. And soon after the album hits shelves—or hard drives—the band will hit the road, touring 16 dates in the U.S.

Tour dates below:
Tue-Apr-22 – Philadelphia, PA – Johnny Brenda's
Wed-Apr-23 – Washington, DC – Rock and Roll Hotel
Thu-Apr-24 – New York, NY – Bowery Ballroom
Sat-Apr-26 – Chicago, IL – Subterranean
Mon-Apr-28 – Minneapolis, MN – 7th St Entry
Tue-Apr-29 – Madison, WI – High Noon Saloon
Thu-May-1 – Buffalo, NY – Big Orbits Sound Lab
Fri-May-02 – Toronto, ONT – Lee's Palace
Sat-May-03 – Montreal, QUE – Cabaret
Mon-May-05 – Burlington, VT – Higher Ground Lounge
Tue-May-06 – Cambridge, MA – Middle East
Thu-May-22 – San Francisco, CA – Pop Scene
Sat-May-24 – Los Angeles, CA – Troubadour
Wed-May-28 – Portland, OR – Doug Fir Lounge
Thu-May-29 – Vancouver, BC – Richards on Richards
Fri-May-30 – Seattle, WA – Neumo's

More on Foals here: www.myspace.com/foals

Download – “Balloons” by Foals – [mp3]

Antidotes will be out April 8 on Sub Pop.

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