Following the worldwide success of, Blackbird in 2013, the New Zealand-based seven-track LP recorded at the bands BAYS Studio in Kilbirnie, Wellington, a former 1950s HMV vinyl pressing plant.
The predominantly studio-written album draws on the lexicon of genres that have come to epitomize the bands sound. Opening with the slow burn funk of ‚Wairunga Blues, the album journeys through a hybrid of reggae and jazz with techno rhythms underpinning Freddys signature horns and Joe Dukiess soulful and introspective vocals, arriving finally on the crooked blues jam of ‚Novak. Freddys signature horns and Joe Dukiess soulful and introspective vocals, arriving finally. Sold out Auckland Town Hall show October 24. Then straight into a 12 date New Zealand tour over the Summer.