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• Twenty years after the demise of independent rock favourites The Family Cat, singer and lyricist Paul “Fred” Frederick returns with a new record.
• His latest recording as Jack Adaptor, a duo with songwriting partner Christopher Cordoba, is released on CD, Download and as a limited edition 180g vinyl LP (includes MP3 download code).
• Fans of the Family Cat will recognize the vocal style and find joy in the sophisticated songwriting of Frederick and Cordoba, from up-tempo indie rockers like “Number One Record” (a tribute to Alex Chilton and Big Star) to atmospheric, genre-defying songs such as “V.U.” (check out the unpeeled banana!). Fred wrote the lyrics and sings the songs, while Cordoba provides most of the instruments, production and mixing skills.
• Fred refers to this record as “a distillation of 20 years thinking about music and the kind of record I really wanted to make. Now I feel I really have something to say and the musicians to give it life”.
• A single from the LP “Get It Right First Time” was released as a digital download ONLY on Thursday 1st May 2014. It’s serious, it’s super catchy, it’s dynamic, and of course, it’s got a Fred rap.
• A second single ‘Number One Record’ will be released in August and is sure to be a summer pop smash with several plays from Steve Lamacq already.
N.B. This album is released October 13 and will not be dispatched before this date.
1. NUMBER ONE RECORD
2. GET IT RIGHT FIRST TIME
3. THE CIRCLE
4. IF NOT NOW, WHEN?
5. ZODIAC BONES
6. PAPER THIN
8. WALL BUILDERS
9. ANTONIN ARTAUD
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