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''Antidotes'' is the debut studio album by British indie rock band Foals. It was released on 24 March 2008 in the United Kingdom on Transgressive Records, and on 8 April 2008 in the United States through Sub Pop. The album was recorded in Stay Gold Studios Brooklyn in summer 2007, and was produced by TV on the Radio's Dave Sitek. However, Foals remixed ''Antidotes'' in London, complaining that he made it sound like it was "recorded in the Grand Canyon."

It peaked at number three in the UK Albums Chart. In the US, it reached a high of number 28 in Top Heatseekers, but failed to chart in the ''Billboard'' Top 200. The album's themes are varied and cryptic, but are generally melancholic and focused on relationships. They are exemplified by the four singles: "Balloons", "Cassius", "Red Socks Pugie", and "Olympic Airways". The tracking of the parts was unorthodox in many ways ranging from drums recorded in alleyways on cassette tape recorders and then reprocessed through outboard gear to vocals being sung while moving round the room and brass performed by members of Antibalas Afrobeat Orchestra directed to not play directly into the microphones.

The album received "generally favourable reviews" from critics. - Wikipedia