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Foals Announce New 2020 U.S. Tour Dates, Including Co-Headlining Shows with Local Natives

Everything Not Saved Will Be Lost – Part 2 Out Now via Warner Records; Cherry Glazerr to Support Most Shows

Nov 11, 2019 Foals
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Foals released a new album, Everything Not Saved Will Be Lost - Part 2 in October via Warner Records. It’s the follow-up to Everything Not Saved Will Be Lost - Part 1, which came out in March. Now the British band have announced some new 2020 North American tour dates. Some of them will be co-headlining dates with Local Natives and most will feature support from Cherry Glazerr. Tickets go on sale this Friday, November 15, at 10 a.m. local time. Check out all the dates below.

Los Angeles’ Local Natives released a new album, Violet Street, back in April via Loma Vista.

Fellow Los Angelenos Cherry Glazerr released a new album, Stuffed & Ready, back in February via Secretly Canadian.

Read our interview with Foals about Everything Not Saved Will Be Lost - Part 1. Also read our shorter print magazine article on Foals.

(Photo: Local Natives)

Previously Foals shared Everything Not Saved Will Be Lost - Part 2‘s first three singles: “Black Bull” (via a video for the track), “The Runner,” and “Into the Surf” (which was one of our Songs of the Week). They also released a remix album, Everything Not Saved Will Be Lost - Part 1: Remixes, featuring Metronomy and others. Then they shared a cinematic video for “The Runner” in which frontman Yannis Philippakis fights his doppelganger. Then they shared an animated an animated video for “Into the Surf.” When the album was released, 10-minute closing track “Neptune” also made our Songs of the Week list.

Everything Not Saved Will Be Lost - Part 1 was nominated for the Mercury Prize (it didn’t win). Previously Foals shared a cinematic video for Part 1‘s first single, “Exits” (which was one of our Songs of the Week), a video for “On the Luna,” and a lyric video for “Sunday” (which was also one of our Songs of the Week). Then once the album was released album track “In Degrees” was #2 on our Songs of the Week list. Then the band shared videos for Part 1‘s “White Onions,” “Cafe D’Athens,” “In Degrees,” and “Sunday.”

The albums are the follow-up to 2015’s What Went Down. Philippakis produced the albums, which were recorded at 123 Studios in Peckham, London with the help of engineer Brett Shaw. The band also features Jimmy Smith (guitar), Jack Bevan (drums), and Edwin Congreave (keys).

In a previous press release Philippakis had this to say about releasing two albums: “They’re two halves of the same locket. They can be listened to and appreciated individually, but fundamentally, they are companion pieces.”

Philippakis said that the albums do address the environmental crisis our planet faces. “There’s a definite idea about the world being no longer habitable in the way that it was,” he said. “A kind of perilousness lack of predictability and a feeling of being overwhelmed by the magnitudes of the problems we face. What’s the response? And what’s the purpose of any response that one individual can have?”

Philippakis added: “Lyrically, there are resonances with what’s going on in the world at the moment. I just feel like, what’s the utility of being a musician these days, if you can’t engage with at least some of this stuff? These songs are white flags, or they’re SOSs, or they’re cries for help… each in a different way.”

Read our 2015 interview with Foals about What Went Down.

Foals North American Tour Dates:

May 18 /// Phoenix, AZ /// The Van Buren
May 19 /// San Diego, CA /// SOMA ^
May 20 /// Los Angeles, CA /// Greek Theatre*^
May 24 /// Vancouver, BC /// PNE Forum*^
May 26 /// Salt Lake City, UT /// The Union Event Center*^
May 27 /// Denver, CO /// Mission Ballroom*^
May 29 /// Dallas, TX /// Southside Ballroom*^
May 30 /// Houston, TX /// Lawn at White Oak Music Hall*^
June 1 /// Atlanta, GA /// Coca-Cola Roxy*^
June 2 /// Raleigh, NC /// Red Hat Amphitheater*^
June 3 /// Washington D.C. /// The Anthem*^
June 6 /// Boston, MA /// Rockland Trust Bank Pavilion*^
June 7 /// Montreal, QC /// MTELUS*^
June 9 /// Detroit, MI /// The Fillmore*^
June 10 /// Chicago, IL /// Aragon Ballroom*

* Co-headlining date with Local Natives
^ Support: Cherry Glazerr

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April 25th 2020

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