Friendly Fires to release new album ‘Pala’ on May 16

Trio will also premiere new single on Wednesday (Mar 23)

Friendly Fires have are set to release their second album, ‘Pala’, on May 16.

The album was produced by Paul Epworth and was recorded in Sussex, France and New York.

‘Pala’ will be preceded by a single, ‘Live Those Days Tonight’, which the band are to debut live on the US talk show host Jimmy Fallon‘s TV show tomorrow (March 23).


The song will be available to hear in full on their official website,, from 7:30pm (GMT) tomorrow.

The new album features apperances from the Harlem Gospel Choir on the song ‘Hurting’ and Holy Ghost‘s Alex Frankel, who guests on ‘True Love’.

Friendly Fires have been confirmed to play Glastonbury, Brighton‘s The Great Escape and the Reading And Leeds Festivals this summer so far.

The tracklisting of ‘Pala’ is:

‘Live Those Days Tonight’
‘Blue Cassette’
‘Running Away’
‘Hawaiian Air’
‘Show Me Lights’
‘True Love’
‘Pull Me Back To Earth’