Friendly Fires announce comeback show at London's O2 Brixton Academy, get presale tickets
- Craig Angus
- 26 September 2017
Mercury nominated indie poppers return to live performance after five years out on Thu 5 Apr
The group, comprising Ed MacFarlane, Jack Savidge and Edd Gibson, haven't performed since 2012. Their return has been greatly anticipated however. MacFarlane revealed in 2012 the group had been working on 'psychedelic' new material with renowned producer Andrew Weatherall. The return could potentially be backed up with news of new music.
For now, there's a show to look forward to. Before their break Friendly Fires were one of the hottest prospects in British music. Their self-titled 2008 debut album was nominated for the following year's Mercury Music Prize. It included the singles 'Paris', 'Jump In The Pool' and 'Skeleton Boy', and was followed swiftly by 'Kiss of Life'.
The follow-up album, Pala, released in 2011, included 'Live These Days Tonight' and 'Hawaiian Air'. Since then, there's been nothing but the occasional murmuring of activity. The hibernation is over. Fans can look forward to ne