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The Phoenix Foundation are an indie-rock six-piece from New Zealand’s capital Wellington. The band is comprised of Samuel Flynn Scott [vocals/guitar], Luke Buda [voacls/guitar/keys], Conrad Wedde [guitar/keys], Tom Callwood [bass], Will Ricketts [percussion] and Chris O’Connor [drums]. Wedde, Scott and Buda founded the band in 1997 when they were students at Wellington High School, the first EP followed in 2000. Thirteen years on, the band already is releasing their fifth record full-length. Entitled ‘Fandango’, the album dropped in New Zealand and Australia on April 26, 2013 via Universal Music. UK/European release followed on April 29 via Memphis Industries. North American release is now scheduled for May 15.
The album is streaming in its entirety below (via the band’s Soundcloud). You can download the first single The Captain for free. All you gotta do is visiting the band’s homepage and enter your email. The Phoenix Foundation are currently on the road in the UK, with gigs to follow in mainland Europe. Check out the touring schedule below.
02. Modern Rock
03. The Captain
04. Thames Soup
05. Evolution Did
06. Inside Me Dead
10. Morning Riff
11. Sideways Glance
12. Friendly Society
Full Album Stream:
Upcoming Tour Dates:
Thu 09 May 2013 // Glasgow, UK // Oran Mor *
Fri 10 May 2013 // Manchester, UK // The Deaf Institute *
Sat 11 May 2013 // Liverpool, UK // Kasimier *
Sun 13 May 2013 // Brighton, UK // Audio *
Mon 14 May 2013 // London, UK // Electric Ballroom
Wed 16 May 2013 // Bristol, UK // Thekla *
* w/ Laurence Arabia
>> The full touring schedule is available here.
Follow ‘The Phoenix Foundation’ on:
Official homepage at: http://www.thephoenixfoundation.co.nz
Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/thephoenixfoundation
Twitter at: https://twitter.com/phoenixfound
Soundcloud at: https://soundcloud.com/the-phoenix-foundation
Youtube at: http://www.youtube.com/phoenixfoundationTV
The Line of Best Fit − The Phoenix Foundation: Fandango