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Album Review: The Phoenix Foundation - Fandango

Album Review: The Phoenix Foundation - Fandango

Wednesday 5th June, 2013 11:59AM

This feels like the big one for the Wellington sextet , even before it was released there were ads and editorial appearing in international music magazines like Uncut and MOJO and a real sense of coming of age has been in the air for The Phoenix Foundation. Not that they havenít already arrived, their preceding albums all contain absolute gems of literate guitar pop ('Hitchcock', '40 Years', 'This Charming Van') that balanced intellect and emotional sway with equal gravity. Fandango takes all that they have created to date, refining it to its key musical elements and spreading it across a gleaming technicolor canvas.

Click here to continue reading this review of The Phoenix Foundation's new album Fandango + hear new single 'Thames Soup' (keep an eye out for a video next week).

The Phoenix Foundation head out on a nationwide tour in support of the album's release next month - click here for full tour details.





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