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Just Fred

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Just Fred

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Fred Schneider
Producers:
Reprise Records

We gave it a B

FRED SCHNEIDER Just Fred (Reprise) Listening to the B-52’s for 19 years can agitate anyone — even band vocalist-keyboardist Fred Schneider, who has sublimated his pent-up aggression into a solo punk project. Just Fred juxtaposes his trademark whine with rhythmic scree, from the bluesy stomp of ”Helicopter” to the bluster of ”Bad Dream.” Quirky and loud. B