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Yannis Philippakis

For the National:


The Confessions marks Philippakis’ debut in composing for theatre.


Yannis Philippakis is the co-founder, lead vocalist, guitarist and songwriter of the critically acclaimed UK band Foals. Over the course of a career that has spanned more than fifteen years, he has led the band to numerous achievements including a #1 album, a further five top-three records, multiple Mercury Prize nominations and the 2020 BRIT Award for Best Group. Foals have topped the bill at festivals including Glastonbury, Reading, Leeds and Latitude, and sell over 40,000 tickets across four London shows during their 2022 tour.


(Published October 2023.)