Foals: “We consumed 130 bottles of red wine making our album” (Q348 Preview)

Foals: “We consumed 130 bottles of red wine making our album” (Q348 Preview)

foalsFoals say they enjoyed themselves while working on their fourth album – and they’ve got the proof, 130 empty bottles of red wine!

Get our new issue – Q348 out now in print and on digital – for the full, in-the-studio report, as they tell Q’s Niall Doherty that this album has been far from a slog, as the volume of Ardeche consumed during their stay at a residential studio in the South Of France suggests.

“It does concern me,” notes frontman Yannis Philippakis of the apparently smooth creative ride, “because when musicians get a bit chuffed it’s usually a sign of something band...”

Get Q now for the full report, including a preview of the songs on the James Ford-produced record, to find out whether the band have escaped the ‘pitfalls’ of enjoying themselves too much.

 

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