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from a true story to a blackbird

As a huge fan of "based on a true story" i have to say for me the follow up album "Dr.boondigga and the big BW" was a bit more electric than i personally liked but still had classic elements of FFD sound to it. I purchased this album 2 days ago (from review) and i haven't put it down..when i get up and have my shower to driving to work and back home again. If you are a fan of "B.O.A.T.S" then the 5 first tracks are for you they are very classic but with a bit of a modern reggae, electric dub sound.. the 2nd half of the album reminds me of boondigga although it wasn't my favourite album i did love the raft.. so Blackbird? the self titled track is great followed up by russia and my favourite tracks cleaning the house, silver and gold and bones. this is a great album and was worth the wait. thanks guys keep making music!

On the down beat

Dope-on rewind!


Loving it, Bohannon is my cruising Jam right now!


Formed: 2001 in Wellington, New Zealand

Genre: Reggae

Years Active: '00s, '10s

They've dubbed themselves "hi-tek soul," but Fat Freddy's Drop — featuring producer and leader Fitchie, vocalist Joe Dukie, saxophonist Warren Maxwell, trumpeter Toby Laing, trombonist Joe Lindsay, guitarist Tehimana Kerr, and keyboardist Iain Gordon — could just as easily be considered a modern reggae band that incorporates soul and dub. Prior to releasing their first album, 2005's Based on a True Story, they were already well-known in their native New Zealand; the album shipped gold...
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