Friendly Fires announce a concert in London to mark the 15th anniversary of their debut album
Friendly Fires have announced a special show in London to mark the 15th anniversary of their debut self-titled album – tickets available here.
Released in 2008, the album includes the singles “Jump In The Pool”, “Paris” and “Skeleton Boy”. Friendly Fires” featured in the NME Top 50 Albums list that year and was shortlisted for the Mercury Prize in 2009.
It was confirmed today (October 4) that Friendly Fires will perform their debut LP in its entirety at Outernet’s new London venue HERE on February 24, 2023. The one-off date will be the trio’s first live appearance since 2019, according to Setlist. .FM.
Tickets go on sale this Friday (October 7) at 10am BST. The pre-sale goes live here at 10am (October 5).
Speaking about the upcoming concert, Friendly Fires explained: “Time is a flat circle, like a CD or a record, and one of those flat circles has completely reconfigured our lives at 15 years d age next year.
“‘Friendly Fires’ only reached a paltry number 38 on the album chart, but momentum grew through word of mouth from our small group of proactive fans, and we finally had a hit on our hands.”
They continued: “So next year we’re going to go out and do a special show to celebrate, for us and for the fans who made it. a generous portion of the other songs, no doubt feeling a bit of tears and emotions.
“It will be great to see the old gang, plus the new ones that came in (rimshot) later.” Check out the announcement in the tweet above.
Friendly Fires’ third and latest studio album, ‘Inflorescent’, came out in 2019.