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Based On a True Story



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"Every song, a classic!"
5 stars"
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Absolutely amazing CD. Nothing better to relax to than some Fat Freddys Drop. It is great that a local Wellington group can shape such beautiful music.

Top job!!

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"Awesome music"
5 stars"

This album is so cool and catchy. It's a great old summer kiwi classic album! This is a must-have in my iTunes library.

"Their music is Fantastic, I love it."
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Pacific purveyors of hi-tek soul Fat Freddy's Drop are a seven-piece family of musicians who have grown up together in Wellington, New Zealand. Emerging through a multitude of incarnations from funk jam bands to reggae soundsystems, jazz improvisation to live techno, their eagerly awaited debut studio album is ‘Based On A True Story’, a fresh slice of future funk complete with surprises, fakes and freaky sidesteps.

Track Listing:

Disc 1:
  1. Ernie
  2. Cay's Crays
  3. This Room
  4. Ray Ray
  5. Dark Days
  6. Flashback
  7. Roady
  8. Wandering Eye
  9. Del Fuego
  10. Hope
Release date NZ
May 2nd, 2005
The Drop / Rhythmethod New Zealand
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