Cork City, County Cork
'Leaving My Empire' is the latest studio album released by FRED.
Recorded in the legendary Hotel2Tango Studio in Montreal, Canada, in the company of Howard Bilerman, (Arcade Fire, Wolf Parade, British Sea Power) and mixed in London by Ben Hillier (Elbow, Blur, Villagers) both the band and their audience alike feel it is the strongest work they have produced to date.
"Every track on offer is a joy to listen to" Hot Press ★★★★
"Nothing short of breathtaking" We Are Noise ★★★★
"Sprawling, ambitious and intoxicating" Irish Independent ★★★★
"A burst of Technicolor glory" State.ie ★★★★
"Impressively strong body of work" AU Magazine ★★★★
"A Triumph" Swear I'm Not Paul ★★★★
"A joy to behold" Heineken Music ★★★★☆
"A beautiful record" The Sunday Business Post
FRED are delighted to announce that they have been invited to Toronto to perform at Canadian Music Week, one of North America's biggest Entertainment Industry gatherings and New Music Festivals.
FRED will perform at the Offical Music From Ireland Showcase event at The Rivoli, 334 Queen St. W. on Thursday 22nd March. The evening kicks off at 20.00 and features fellow Irish artists - Windings, Marc O'Reilly, Daithí, Cloud Castle Lake and Squarehead.
For more info. and updates check - http://www.musicfromireland.org/
This trip is made possible with funding from Music From Ireland.