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The indie dance act hits those heights [of single "Blue Cassette"] 10 more times. [27 May 2011, p.79]

The Guardian: 

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.

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Wisely, the band's sophomore effort, Pala, wastes no time submerging itself into its own indulgent environment.

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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.

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