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Freur was the name of the first band of Karl Hyde and Rick Smith, presently of the dance act Underworld. They had however previously released one single (entitled 'I Don't Like Cars') together in 1981 as The Screen Gemz.

Formed 1982 in Cardiff, Wales by Karl Hyde, Rick Smith and Alfie Thomas, the band originally had only a graphic 'squiggle' for a name. In 1983, after recruiting John Warwicker and drummer Bryn Burrows, they struck a recording deal with a… read more

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  • Avatar for NotEnemySpy
    Thank you mister skeltal
  • Avatar for dandyboy73
    Looking at that main pic and Karl's collaboration with Brian Eno makes even more sense...
  • Avatar for land_on_web
    Criminally underrated:
  • Avatar for honkynut
    Some people seem a bit derisive about this part of Hyde & Smiths bit of history, but I think there's some great overlooked synth pop from Freur. Arguably even more interesting than Underworld Mk I. I think.
  • Avatar for chillyspider
    really good dream pop ♥ needed something like this beside the dream academy
  • Avatar for KnottedRoot
    Today is the first day i had ever heard of this band.. not being a huge Underworld fan i just wasn't in the know... really great stuff though... should have been bigger :)
  • Avatar for Karniejczyk
    Fuckin goddamn ultrafaschionable!
  • Avatar for tangerman
    ExtremeLila66: Why vote for a track that is not streamable? Doot Doot is. :-)
  • Avatar for Vampiro_Rockero
    Doot-Doot ;)
  • Avatar for ExtremeLila66
    Please vote for Doot-Doot as the correct track name! Just have a look at the front cover...

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