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07 Aug 2015
Fred Abbott Big Issue review

Recorded before Noah and the Whale announced their split earlier this year, this impressive solo debut from the group’s guitarist Fred Abbott features guest turns from three of his former bandmates. The sense of harmonious camaraderie extends to the music, which takes its cue from Bruce Springsteen in his blue collar classic rock pomp. “Staring up at the stars on Sunset Boulevard,” sings Abbott over choppy guitar on Hollywood. Elsewhere, the macho posturing of Learn About Love drips with testosterone, while Awake and anthemic blues jam Honey will appeal to fans of Tom Petty and Bob Seger.

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24 Jul 2015
HMV Recommended! Fred Abbott’s Serious Poke is released today!

Featured in The Guardian, Clash Magazine and more, Fred Abbott’s solo career is off to a great start! A supremely talented multi-instrumentalist and songwriter, Fred Abbott joined Noah And The Whale in 2009 and went on to huge success with that group, especially notable being his contribution to 2011‘s Platinum-selling and highly acclaimed Last Night On Earth. Abbott enlisted the help of his Noah And The Whale compadres and other friends for the recording of Serious Poke, with sessions taking place at West London’s British Grove Studios over the past year. The album was co-produced by Fred with Martin Hollis, whose diverse credits include Grinderman, The Rolling Stones and Take That.

Tickets for the album launch gig on 31st July at The Borderline, London, NOW ON SALE!

Fred Abbott Serious Poke

Serious Poke is now available for pre-order: Signed CD | Amazon | iTunes | Lojinx Shop

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