Freedom Fry - 'Friends And Enemies' [Track of the Day]
A French girl, Marie Seyrat and an American boy, Bruce Driscoll make up the LA-based duo, Freedom Fry. With a band name using a play on words, this duo is serious about creatively showcasing their music project beyond what you hear.
After releasing a western-influenced EP, Outlaws, Freedom Fry aim to give their fans a fresh set of tracks on their latest EP, Friends And Enemies, which is set to be digitally released on April 2nd. The first single of the same name proves to be a winner of minimal, simplistic pleasure.
Everything about it is perfect. From the way the anime sample leads into the more structured main layers of the track, to the later rich and soulful singing; from its deliciously 80s drums, to the romance in its ballad-esque chords; from the groovesome bass squelch, to its plunging, sunny atmosphere – there is something for everybody to appreciate. [read more]
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