The Fiery Furnaces

Formed 2000.
The Fiery Furnaces


The Fiery Furnaces are an American indie rock band, formed in 2000 in Brooklyn, New York. The band's primary members are Matthew and Eleanor Friedberger. The siblings are originally from Oak Park, Illinois, a near-western suburb of Chicago.

The group has been on hiatus since May 2011, since which time both Matthew and Eleanor have pursued solo careers.

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BBC Reviews

  1. Review of I’m Going Away

    I’m Going Away 2009

    Reviewed by Mike Diver
    The brother-sister duo continue to puzzle and thrill in equal measures.
  2. Review of Widow City

    Widow City 2007

    Reviewed by Chris Long
    After six albums, you can't help but feel that there's one big in-joke going on and...
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