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Fat Freddy's Drop
Bays

[ The Drop / CD ]

Release Date: Friday 23 October 2015

Following the worldwide success of 'Blackbird' in 2013, Freddy's present a 9-track album recorded at the band's Bays Studio in Kilbirnie, Wellington a former 1950s HMV vinyl pressing plant.

The predominantly studio-written album draws on the lexicon of genres that have come to epitomize the band's sound. Opening with the slow burn funk of 'Wairunga Blues' the album journeys through a hybrid of reggae, jazz with techno rhythms underpinning Freddy's signature horns and Joe Dukie's souful and introspective vocal, arriving finally on the crooked blues jam of 'Novak'. The album exudes the confidence of a band truly comfortable in their skin.

Tracks:

Wairunga Blues
Slings and Arrows
10 Feet Tall
Wheels
Razor
Makkan
Fish In the Sea
Cortina Motors
Novak

Watch/Listen to Slings & Arrows via Youtube