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Friendly Fires

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Birth Place: St Albans, Hertfordshire, UK
Years Active: 2006–present
Genres: Alternative Dance

Friendly Fires is an English band from St Albans, Hertfordshire, England. They are currently signed to XL Recordings. Friendly Fires met at St Albans School. At age 14, the members formed their first band, a post-hardcore outfit called First Day Backwhich existed until they began college. During this time lead singer Ed Macfarlane released his own music (under his own name) through the electronica label Skam, and Precinct Recordings. Upon leaving university they formed a new band inspired by dance music, lush shoegaze melodies and classic pop songwriting. The name Friendly Fires originates from the opening track of the Section 25 LP “Always Now.” In September 2008, they released their f... Continue Bio >>

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