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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,…

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  • Looking at that main pic and Karl's collaboration with Brian Eno makes even more sense...
  • Criminally underrated: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nAAGSY5_UB8
  • 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.
  • really good dream pop ♥ needed something like this beside the dream academy
  • 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 :)
  • Fuckin goddamn ultrafaschionable!
  • ExtremeLila66: Why vote for a track that is not streamable? Doot Doot is. :-)
  • Doot-Doot ;)
  • Please vote for Doot-Doot as the correct track name! Just have a look at the front cover...
  • Doot doot es impresionante.............

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