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Foals: Life Is Yours review – smart disco album runs out of steam
Bass and keyboards rule on a bold set that rather outstays its welcome

Phil Mongredien

19, Jun, 2022 @12:00 PM

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‘We were gagging to experience life’: Foals on booze, becoming a trio and their love for Kyiv
Now one of the UK’s biggest bands, the trio talk about the impact of losing two founder members, fighting pandemic gloom with a euphoric seventh album, and why the climate crisis won’t stop them touring

Interview by Dave Simpson. Portraits by Linda Nylind

29, Apr, 2022 @9:36 AM

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Paul McCartney and Kendrick Lamar to headline resurgent Glastonbury
As the festival returns from Covid-enforced hiatus, over half of the acts announced so far feature women

Nadeem Badshah and Laura Snapes

04, Mar, 2022 @8:30 AM

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Cancelled! Cancelled! Cancelled! Stars on the shows that couldn't go on
How does it feel to see a show you’ve spent years working on being pulled? From Love Islanders to Foals, Laura Wade and Wayne McGregor, artists reveal their darkest days – and deepest worries

Sirin Kale

01, Jun, 2020 @5:00 AM

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Brits 2020: all the performances reviewed
From Dave’s urgent freestyle to Lizzo’s effervescent party medley, Billie Eilish’s Bond high-note to Stormzy’s rain-drenched celebration, here are all the Brit award 2020 live acts

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

18, Feb, 2020 @11:33 PM

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Brit awards 2020: Lewis Capaldi tops winners alongside rap triumphs
Dave wins album of the year and fellow rappers Stormzy and Tyler, the Creator win best male categories as Capaldi crowns breakthrough year

Ben Beaumont-Thomas and Laura Snapes

18, Feb, 2020 @10:00 PM

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Brit awards 2020: who will win every award … and who should
Lewis Capaldi could sweep the board in his breakthrough year, but he faces strong competition from Stormzy, Dave and Michael Kiwanuka

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

18, Feb, 2020 @11:01 AM

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Leave Rihanna alone! A manifesto for healthier pop fandom in the 2020s
Fans play the music industry’s tune by demanding stars release new product on schedule. Instead, we should love what we have and give artists creative headroom

Aimee Cliff

15, Jan, 2020 @11:48 AM

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Brit award nominations 2020: Dave and Lewis Capaldi top pile, with women shut out
Only one British woman, Mabel, is nominated across the best album, song and new artist categories, which skew heavily in favour of solo men

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

11, Jan, 2020 @6:00 PM

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Foals – Everything Not Saved Will Be Lost Part 2 review | Alexis Petridis's album of the week
What promised to be the state-of-the-nation address to top all other state-of-the-nation addresses turns out to be merely a solid, rifftastic arena rock album

Alexis Petridis

17, Oct, 2019 @11:00 AM

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Mercury prize 2019: Dave wins for Psychodrama, plus all the action as it happened
Streatham MC beats Idles and Slowthai for the most prestigious award in British music – follow our coverage here

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

19, Sep, 2019 @9:43 PM

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Mercury prize 2019: rapper Dave wins for 'exceptional' Psychodrama
The south London artist wins the £25,000 prize for an album the Guardian hailed as ‘fearless and incisive’

Laura Snapes

19, Sep, 2019 @9:22 PM

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