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'What Went Down' by Foals: EW review

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What Went Down

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
release date:
08/28/15
performer:
Foals
music label:
11442
genre:
Indie Rock

We gave it an A-

The British quintet began as a dizzying dance-rock act and have been gently evolving since their 2008 U.S. debut. Their fourth album is a great leap forward: a heavy-hitting, slightly scuzzier blend of Britpop melodics and indie-rock noise, best captured by the propulsive “Albatross” and the stomping single “Mountain at My Gates.” With a summer that’s been light on rock thrills, What Went Down is a welcome savior. A–

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