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Andrew Fruean

DREW is now on Spotify!

DREW is now on Spotify!

Greetings, A little over 24 months since the release of Andrew Fruean’s debut album DREW, it is now finally available for streaming on Spotify! Every single track! Right here! Take care!
Angel video

Angel video

Hi everyone where ever you are in the world. Check out the video for my new single ‘Angel’. It’s a deeply personal song for me and one of my favourites on the album. Recorded in my bedroom after a strange dream one night I think I managed to capture the...
DREW now available on iTunes and Google Play!

DREW now available on iTunes and Google Play!

Great news! Andrew Fruean’s new studio album DREW is now available for digital download at Apple iTunes, Google Music Store, Tradebit, GreatIndieMusic, Amazon MP3, 24-7, Shazam and 7digital. Click here for the links. You will be redirected to the Store. ‘DREW’ traverses personal themes of discovery, loss, heartache, and self...
Welcome!

Welcome!

Hello! Just a quick note. Firstly, thanks for visiting andrewfruean.com. This is a place where you can hear some awesome new tunes, be educated a little on the path of a singer-songwriter and view the progress of my musical journey…and what a journey it has been! It all started in...
New Album Out Soon

New Album Out Soon

This is the debut album from Andrew Fruean titled ‘DREW’. It is a finely crafted collection of folk, pop songs with the evocative epic sweep of classic rock. Recorded in 2010/11 at Island Bay Film Studios in Wellington, New Zealand with the help of producer Nic McGowan (Good Laika, Ghostplane...
'Dying Bell' preview

‘Dying Bell’ preview

A sneak peak from the up-coming record ‘DREW’ by singer songwriter Andrew Fruean. Recorded at Island Bay Studios with Nic McGowan. Joining Andrew on the record are are some of Wellington’s, and New Zealand’s finest musicians. Darren Mathiassen on Drums, Paul Mouncey on bass, Tim Solly on Hammond Organ and...
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Wellington - 24/08/13 - Southern Cross

Wellington – 24/08/13 – Southern Cross

Who DREW album release show When Saturday, August 24, 2013 10:00pm - 18+ Where Southern Cross (map) 39 Abel Smith Street Te Aro Wellington Other InfoDREW album release concert with special guest Miss Bright! « Back to the calendar
Release Announcement!

Release Announcement!

Hi friends, After much procrastination, self-doubt and anxiety the time has come for me to announce that on August 24th I will finally be releasing my debut album DREW! To celebrate this event I will be having an album release concert at The Southern Cross with support from special guest Miss Bright! I would be honoured...
Blog 22/10/2012

Blog 22/10/2012

Mate, its been ages since I wrote anything on here huh? 😉 What have I been up to? Not much really… The album took me a while to complete. Was it a good experience? I think so. Did I enjoy it? Not entirely… Sometimes, something outrageous pops into your head. For me, those times can...
Meet the Band!

Meet the Band!

Well, only a few more days before I get to share the new songs with you at the Southern Cross! Good rehearsal recently. Here is some footage of the lads. See you at the Cross! Drew
Welcome!

Welcome!

Hello! Just a quick note. Firstly, thanks for visiting andrewfruean.com. This is a place where you can hear some awesome new tunes, be educated a little on the path of a singer-songwriter and view the progress of my musical journey…and what a journey it has been! It all started in December 2009 when I got...
Wellington - 05/08/11 - Southern Cross

Wellington – 05/08/11 – Southern Cross

Come and join DREW and his talented band at the Cross, one of Wellington’s premier venues, with special guest Elaine Abras! Promises to be an amazing night! Who Andrew Fruean & band with special guest Elaine Abras When Friday, August 5, 2011 10:00pm - 18+ Where Southern Cross (map) 39 Abel Smith Street Te Aro...
DREW (album)

DREW (album)

DREW (released 13 August 2013) 1. Dying Bell 2. Trying to Hold On* 3. Essex Road 4. Angel 5. Valentine 6. Tea Party (unsaid) 7. In the End 8. The River* (*lyrics available) All Songs written by Andrew Fruean. ©2013 AEJ Music. All Rights Reserved
DEMOS

DEMOS

Drew (demo) 1. Mt Vic Hop (Trying to Hold On demo) 2. 7 Years (demo) 3. In the End (demo) 4. Penelope (2009 Essex Road demo) 5. The River (original demo) 6. Angel (2010 demo) All songs written by Andrew Fruean ©2011 AEJ Music Ltd All Rights Reserved These are demos of the tracks I eventually...
About Andrew

About Andrew

Andrew Fruean is a Wellington musician. In his self titled album, ‘DREW’ presents a finely crafted collection of soul-infused pop songs. Unashamedly influenced by pop/rock’s old guard Elvis, Led Zeppelin, The Beatles, The Stones, The Police and soul classics such as Prince, Stevie Wonder & Marvin Gaye, Fruean intends the listener to be moved. “Emotionally and Spiritually…...
Sneak preview of the new album artwork!

Sneak preview of the new album artwork!

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Mastering 'DREW'

Mastering ‘DREW’

Mastering of ‘DREW’ was completed by Mike Gibson at Bonfire Audio on 7 May 2011. It was a relatively painless 7 hours thanks to the good job Nic did in mixing. To find out more information on what mastering is please click here. Otherwise, check Mike at work below 🙂