Coup De Main x AllTracks | THE PHOENIX FOUNDATION
by Rose Riddell
A band with longevity in their career is something of a rarity these days, especially with fans becoming more and more fickle – however, THE PHOENIX FOUNDATION have managed to overcome all odds, and released their sixth album ‘Give Up Your Dreams’ earlier this year.
They’ve come a long way since the release of their debut album ‘Horsepower’ back in 2003 – with a sound that has changed alongside that musical journey. The new album has been heralded as adventurous yet cynical at the same time – “don’t let anyone say the world is your oyster/the world is not an oyster”.
We spoke to the band’s Luke Buda about their new album, NZ music, and more – check out 5 things we learnt below…