Saying “I love you” to someone in oriental languages is a minefield of propriety and playfulness, and when Yannis sings, “It’s your heart that gives me this Western feeling”, seemingly, that’s what he’s on about – that ineffable state which transcends all linguistic rule. As one of ‘Total Life Forever’’s less fraught moments, ‘This Orient’ is pure warmth, the likes of which rarely emanates from Foals’ torrid tickers.
Buy this track
Like Foals? You might also like...
Artist/Album artwork images hosted by Last.fm. For copyright enquiries please see here.
Foals say they 'drank about 130 bottles of red wine' recording 'heavier, poppier, weirder' new album
Band discuss Nick Cave-influenced follow-up to 2013's 'Holy Fire'
Band discuss 'ridiculously lonely situation' of recording 'Total Life Forever'
- Jan 23, 2015
'Deep Shit On Ice' takes place tomorrow night (December 3) in London
- Dec 2, 2014
XOYO, London, February 7
- Feb 22, 2013
The Oxford art-rockers cast off their spiky, mathletic shackles and head for the big league with their third album
- Feb 6, 2013
The second track to emerge from third album 'Holy Fire'
- Dec 14, 2012