The RIGHT SAID FRED interview

65min   |   English  |   Mark Playne

Right Said Fred have got the balls other rock stars are missing.

Right Said Fred are a London-based English band formed by brothers Fred and Richard Fairbrass in 1989. Their achievements include number 1 hits in 70 countries including one US number 1, one UK number 1, and a number 1 in Japan.

 

They were the first UK band to reach the number one slot in the US with a debut single since The Beatles. They have performed for Queen Elizabeth of the United Kingdom, Nelson Mandela and at the Filmfare Awards and subsequently released a track for Comic Relief.

 

As multi-platinum award winning artists and songwriters, their global sales total 30 million and over 100 million plays on Spotify. They have writing credits on Taylor Swift's "Look What You Made Me Do" and Sofi Tukker's "Batshit", their music has been featured in over 50 films and TV shows (e.g. Angry Birds 2, The Odd Couple, The Simpsons, West Wing, Family Guy) and in excess of 100 commercials. The band has performed with Bob Dylan, Mick Jagger and David Bowie; plus had plaudits from Madonna, Jay-Z, and Prince. With their recent protest track 'We are Criminals,' brothers Richard and Fred come on 'Not On The Beeb' to give their take on the current state of the UK under pandemic restrictions.