The indie dance act hits those heights [of single "Blue Cassette"] 10 more times. [27 May 2011, p.79]
It's all done with such passion that the more sugared tracks avoid the risk of boyband smoothness, and will surely blast out across barbecues and festivals this summer.
Wisely, the band's sophomore effort, Pala, wastes no time submerging itself into its own indulgent environment.
I'd never advise any one to turn off their brain when listening to a record, but Friendly Fires certainly seem to encourage this. The euphoric dawn rising off their island getaway is mighty persuasive.