Friendly Fires - Friendly Fires
Track Listing
  1. Jump in the Pool
  2. In the Hospital
  3. Paris
  4. White Diamonds
  5. Strobe
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  1. Jump in the Pool
  2. In the Hospital
  3. Paris
  4. White Diamonds
  5. Strobe
  6. On Board
  7. Lovesick
  8. Skeleton Boy
  9. Photobooth
  10. Ex Lover
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On their self-titled debut, Friendly Fires serve up a very slick -- and very appealing -- mix of synth pop and dance-rock with unexpected nods to shoegaze that suggest their hard-edged, nu-rave sound might blur into something more interesting. The band crafts a big, hooky sound that loves melody, rhythms, and choruses equally, especially on "Jump in the Pool," which is just as fun and refreshing as its title suggests (the tropical-sounding drum breaks don't hurt), and "In the Hospital," a sleek track that sounds like the D ...

Friendly Fires 2008, XL

UPC: 634904038328

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