The long awaited debut album to Fake is finally set to be released on January 6, 2013 and includes no less than 14 smash hits. All approx. 3 minutes long for secure radio play. The album includes both singles 18.104.22.168, the old + 1 brand new version, and I’m waiting for the man (Lou Reed) + 8 fresh new skate punks. Fake are two professional songwriters and musicians. One Swedish and one American. They prefer being a secret project, hence their name FAKE.
The new “Sudden Radiance and Fantastic Collapse” release to aussie shoegazers The Fakes will be released on November 1, 2011.
The long awaited second album from dreampop/electro band the Fakes is a sparkling new album of melancholic; cinematic pop that pulls the listener into it’s smokey; nicotine drenched haze of introspection. Almost three years in the making, “Sudden Radiance….” shows the band shaking off their major influences to create what may become one of the most compelling local releases of the year. The album features special guest performances by Anna Eklund (Sad Day for Puppets) on the single “Dreams Burn Down”; Chloe Hall; and Anna-Lynn Williams of Trespassers William.
The Fakes originally formed whilst working at a summer camp in Connecticut; the fakes spent their free time recording demos heavily influenced by bands such as Mazzy Star and My Bloody Valentine. Relocating back to Melbourne in 2004; the fakes hooked up with producer Robbie Rowlands and recorded a new demo which helped secure a Music for the future grant. Their Ep “Storm in a Teacup” was released to positive reviews and the fakes were featured as triple’s J’ radios’ Exposed band of the week.
Spending the next year working on their live show and expanding their sound; the fakes released their follow-up Ep “Little Deaths,” which highlighted a sonic leap forward. In 2008 the fakes released their debut album “I Know you are Smiling Because You are Asleep” which was released in Japan in 2009 through Happy Prince Records. “Sudden Radiance and Fantastic Collapse is the next chapter……..
Below you’ll find plays and stats (% up or down compared to previous week) on most popular tracks in our catalog of great artists and music. Further below by popularity (where our music is actually being played) by country.
- Hey Julie by The MeMeMe’s
7 327 total plays +250%
- Laundromat by Pondus
5 613 total plays +400%
- Save Me by Kira and the kindred spirits
4 470 total plays +100%
- 1·2·3·4 [remix] by Fake
2 290 total plays 0%
- Lead You On by Kira and the kindred spirits
2 30 total plays 0%
- Brittle by The Fakes
2 197 total plays +100%
- Gull by Pondus
2 126 total plays +100%
- Secrets of the forest by Basiru Suso
1 37 total plays 0%
- Synchronicity by Basiru Suso
1 167 total plays 100%
- 25% Denmark
- 22% United Kingdom
- 18% Germany
- 16% Turkey
- 4% France
We are attending Roskilde Festival on Saturday 25/6 and we will be available for meetings throughout the whole period between 25 June – 3 July. Contact us by visiting our “About” page here on the site.
The Fakes new album “Sudden Radiance and Fantastic Collapse” is currently in production and will be released somewhere during 2011. New tracks are currently being previewed on reverbnation till the end of the week. Cover is taken from the single “Dreams burn down” (feat Anna Eklund). Check it all out here: http://www.reverbnation.com/thefakesaustralia