VIDEO:Friendly Fires: Live Those Days Tonight (89 Rave Montage)

Friendly Fires

St Albans trio Friendly Fires have revealed their new video a collage of found footage rave clips (complete with gurns) that inspired the writing of ‘Live Those Days Tonight’ watch it below.Friendly Fires second album ‘Pala’ comes out on the 16th of May via XL Recordings.

Named after the island in Aldous Huxley’s 1962 novel ‘Island’, ‘Pala’ has been produced by a mixture of Friendly Fires themselves and Paul Epworth. The album was recorded over the past twelve months in various locations including London, St. Albans, Rye in Sussex, Yvetot in France, and New York

It’s set to build on the success of Friendly Fires’ eponymous debut album that was released in September 2008 and went on to sell over 200,000 copies in the UK, picking up a Mercury Prize nomination and two Brit Awards nominations along the way.

The artwork for ‘Pala’ features a beautiful parrot photograph from one of famed fashion photographer Sølve Sundsbø’s personal projects, while the album also sees musical collaborations with The Harlem Gospel Choir (on ‘Hurting’) and Holy Ghost’s Alex Frankel (who plays Clavinet on ‘True Love’)

The first single from the album is ‘Live Those Days Tonight’. Radio 1’s Zane Lowe will broadcast the world exclusive first play of the track this evening – Tuesday 22nd March. It will be then be available to hear at

Friendly Fires will perform ‘Live Those Days Tonight’ on TV for the first time on NBCs Jimmy Fallon show on Wednesday 23rd March.

‘Pala’ tracklist:

1. Live Those Days Tonight

2. Blue Cassette

3. Running Away

4. Hawaiian Air

5. Hurting

6. Pala

7. Show Me Lights

8. True Love

9. Pull Me back to Earth

10. Chimes

11. Helpless

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