Fred and Bob
Fred and Bob
The demo was featured on BBC Introducing on BBC 6 Music as well as 2FM, Phantom FM and Today FM. Fred and Bob ended a jam-packed 2009 with a live session in RTE Studio 8 for the Dan Hegarty show on 2FM. In May 2010 the band released their debut EP On a Good Day, which was recorded by Ian McNulty (who has recently worked with Ambience Affair & John, Shelly and the Creatures). Lead track Gluey Fingers got regular airplay from Dan Hegarty of 2FM and has also featured on the Dave Fanning show, Rory McConnell's BBC Radio 1 show and RTÉ’s MNS. Fred and Bob have also recently drawn attention internationally, with tracks being featured on radio in the US and Holland. Some people say the nicest things: Dan Hegarty (2FM): “Dublin's Fred & Bob are not a duo just in case you're wondering.
They do however have a habit of writing the kind of songs that The Breeders, Sleater Kinney and Veruca Salt would have given their eye teeth for during the 90s! It's not all retrospective though, these guys and girls have an energy that is so infectious.” Jim Carroll – The Ticket (Irish Times): "making fuzzy, punky, energetic pop with loads of likeable throwback '90s indie edges. New EP 'On a good day...' will make you twist and shout!" HotPress Magazine: "Imagine a slightly roughed-up Jades mashed with a nastier Blondie and you're getting close. In Emma Greenhalgh they have a fearsome vocalist..." Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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