Fat Freddy's Drop - Bays

Fourth Studio Album on Double Vinyl 2LP Records

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Bays is the fourth studio album by New Zealand reggae band Fat Freddy's Drop, released in October 2015 via The Drop.

Following the worldwide success of Blackbird album released in 2013, Freddy's is back with new album Bays.

The predominantly studio written album draws on the lexicon of genres that have come to epitomize Freddys 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 soulful and introspective vocal, arriving finally on the crooked blues jam of Novak.

Recorded at Freddys BAYS Studio in Kilbirnie, Wellington a former 1950s HMV vinyl pressing plant, the new album exudes a confidence of a band truly comfortable in their skin.

“It’s been a more creative process writing this album in the studio rather than recording songs which have been well road-tested”, Freddy’s vocalist Joe Dukie said.

This album again reached #1 on the New Zealand Albums charts and also #12 on the Australian ARIA Albums charts.

Check out a couple of tracks from the album:  Wairunga Blues, 10 Feet Tall, Razor, Makkan and Novak.

This is a Double Album 2LP Record set on 180 Gram Vinyl housed in a gatefold sleeve, pressed in New Zealand.

 

(730003462504)

Tracklisting:

 

A1

>Wairunga Blues

 

A2

_Slings & Arrows

 

A3

//10 Feet Tall

 

B1

:Wheels

 

B2

_Razor

 

C1

(Makkan)

 

C2       

>Fish In The Sea                 

         

D1

>Cortina Motors

 

D2

//Novak

 

SKU 730003462504
Record Label The Drop
Label / Model # Inertia
Catalogue Number DRP025LP
Country NZ - New Zealand
Release Date (Year) 23 October 2015
Original Release Date (Year) 23 October 2015
Barcode # 730003462504
Shipping Weight 0.5200kg
Shipping Width 0.007m
Shipping Height 0.314m
Shipping Length 0.314m
Shipping Cubic 0.000690m3
Type New
Format Fourth Studio Album on Double Vinyl 2LP Records, Inner Sleeves
Vinyl Colour Black
Genre Reggae
Genre Dub
Genre Funk / Soul
Genre Jazz
Format VINYL LP

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