At the start of November last year the five members of Fred traveled to Montreal to start recording they’re 4th album. The recording duties would be given to Howard Bilerman at his renown ‘Hotel2Tango’ studio, As well as recording and playing on Arcade Fires Breakthrough record ‘Funeral’ Howard has worked his magic with an array of great artists including Wolf Parade, God Speed you Black emperor, British sea power to name but a few. ‘Leaving My Empire’ is being heralded as one of the strongest Irish releases this year so far.
“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 joy to behold” Heineken Music ★★★★☆
“A beautiful record” The Sunday Business Post