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Riff: Foals – “Providence”

Feb 12, 2013

I know I cannot be true/I’m an animal, just like you/Oh I’ll bleed just a little bit too

from Providence lyrics by Foals

Finally delivering on the prog front, Foals go all animalistic on a towering blend of disjointed breakbeats, jagged guitar riffs & funk grooves that eventually builds up into a cacophony of noise in keeping with the primal howls & repetitive ‘everyone bleeds the same’ refrain.

Riff by Jon O'Brien

Jon O'Brien is a UK-based staff writer for SONGLYRICS. He holds a journalism degree from the University of Central Lancashire and has written thousands of biographies and reviews for Allmusic.com, among several other pieces for established music publications.

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