UK / Oxford
Foals are a rock band from Oxford, England formed in 2005. The band’s current line-up consists of lead vocalist and lead guitarist Yannis Philippakis, drummer and percussionist Jack Bevan, rhythm guitarist Jimmy Smith, and keyboardist Edwin Congreave. They are currently signed to Warner Bros. Records, and have released five studio albums to date: Antidotes(2008), Total Life Forever (2010), Holy Fire (2013), What Went Down (2015), and Everything Not Saved Will Be Lost – Part 1 (2019). They have also released one video album, six extended plays and nineteen singles.
The band have toured internationally for over a decade, and have featured at festivals such as Glastonbury, Coachella, and Roskilde. They have won a number of awards, including best live act at the 2013 Q Awards while producers Alan Moulder and Flood were awarded ‘UK Producer of the Year’ for their work on the album Holy Fire.
The band’s most recent studio album, Everything Not Saved Will Be Lost – Part 1 was released in March of 2019. Their sixth and immediate follow-up, Part 2, is currently scheduled for release in October 2019.