03 September, 2015

Foals frontman Yanis suffers vocal injury

Foals front-man Yannis Philippakis has suffered a vocal injury, which as resulted in the band pulling out of a scheduled appearance on BBC Radio 1's Live Lounge. There the band were suppose to do a cover of a Florence + The Machine track.


Yannis has said - "Think I snapped my larynx." With band-mate Jack Bevan saying "[Yannis] sounds like Phil Mitchell after a tracheotomy. Sorry to anyone who was listening. Old mate is off to the doctors now."


The band's fourth album "What Went Down" is currently #1 in the mid-week album charts, 5000 ahead of #2.