Snake Oil

Album: What Went Down (2015)
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  • Foals frontman Yannis Philippakis told NME about this track: "We wanted a big riff-lead song, just to revel in the heaviness of it," he said. "That's a song that wouldn't have been written were it not for 'Inhaler' pierced the membrane on all of that. Though it starts very sparse and kraut-y, then builds and builds."
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