Foals debut new track 'My Number' on 'Later... With Jools Holland' - watch

The band unveil a second track from forthcoming album 'Holy Fire'

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Foals debuted a brand new track on Later… With Jools Holland last night (November 13).

Performing on the long-running BBC Two showcase, the Oxford band gave a live airing to 'My Number' for the first time. Following the debut of 'Inhaler' last week, it is the second taste of their forthcoming third album 'Holy Fire'. You can hear it below.

Speaking about the song earlier this year, frontman Yannis Phillippakis told NME: "There’s a track called 'My Number' that had a Curtis Mayfield groove which was pretty unashamedly funk, for want of a better word."

We've always been pretty rhythmically preoccupied, but once the four-to-the-floor, hi-hat indie disco stuff's dead and buried with a chain of garlic around its neck, that feels like a really fertile place to go.



'Holy Fire' is due for release in February 2013. Meanwhile, Foals have just announced a string of dates to co-incide with the release:

Sheffield Queens Social Club (November 28)
Leicester Lock 42 (29)
Stoke Sugarmill (30)
Doncaster Leopard (December 2)
Derby The Venue (3)
Gloucester Guildhall (4)
Southampton Cellar (6)
Bournemouth Sixty Million Postcards (7)
Aldershot West End Centre (8)
Brighton Concorde 2 (10)
Tunbridge Wells The Forum (11)
Dublin The Academy (February 28)
Manchester HMV Ritz (March 2)
Liverpool O2 Academy (March 4)
Glasgow O2 ABC (March 5)
Birmingham HMV Institute (March 6)
Norwich UEA (March 8)
Leeds Met Uni (March 9)
Bristol 02 Academy (March 11)
Nottingham Rock City (March 12)
Portsmouth Pyramid (March 13)


Tickets for Foals' 2013 dates go onsale this Friday (November 16). To check the availability of Foals tickets and get all the latest listings, go to NME.COM/TICKETS now, or call 0871 230 1094.



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