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- Posted on May 13th 2010 7:00AM by Julian Marszalek
Keane's mini-album 'Night Train' was written and recorded while the guitar-less, piano-led trio was touring their last chart topper, 2008's 'Perfect Symmetry,' and marks something of a departure for the band. Among its eight tracks are two collaborations with Canadian/Somalian rapper K'Naan and one with Japanese MC Tigarah.
Foals' expected high chart placing will come as some relief to the band who previously expressed some concern that the change in the musical direction might alienate some fans.
Speaking to the 6 Music, singer Yiannis Philippakis said, "We were apprehensive about the reaction to it, particularly as it's so different to what's come before. But then the response has been great.
"It's going to encourage us in the long run to follow our intuition, and not to feel timid or afraid or worried about being at the mercy of the music industry."