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Foley Are Y2K-Era Crowd Pleasers on Long-Awaited Debut Album

Foley’s debut album reminds you of the kind of trouble you welcome with open arms



Aotearoa’s current Y2K-era pop movement is being kicked into overdrive thanks to Foley.

The duo turn things up a notch following 2021’s Vacation EP with this debut effort. Foley show off their production chops with a synth-driven pop-sugar rush. Standout tracks “Killing Me Babe” and “What Got Into You” — which sounds like a cross between Betty Who, Dagny and vintage Pixie Lott — explore the complications of human connection.

Sharp, analytical, and deeply confessional, Crowd Pleaser reminds you of the kind of trouble you welcome with open arms.

Stream: Foley, Crowd Pleaser

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