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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. They are known for their ambitious, highly conceptual releases, which have frequently divided critical opinion.
The Fiery Furnaces
|Origin||New York City, New York, U.S.|
|Genres||Indie rock, psychedelic pop, art rock|
|Years active||2000–2011, 2020–present|
|Labels||Rough Trade Records, Fat Possum Records, Thrill Jockey, Third Man Records|
In May 2011, the band entered a nine-year hiatus, with both Matthew and Eleanor pursuing solo careers. In February 2020, it was announced that The Fiery Furnaces would reunite to play at the Pitchfork Music Festival in Chicago. However, due to the COVID-19 pandemic the event was canceled. It was later revealed that the band signed to Jack White's Third Man Records label.