Fred Again

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Fred Again
Fred Again in London in 2020.jpg
Background information
Birth nameFred Gibson
Also known asFRED, Fred again..
Born1993-1994 (age 26)
United Kingdom
Genres
Occupation(s)
  • Singer
  • songwriter
  • multi-instrumentalist
  • record producer
  • remixer

Fred Gibson,[1] known professionally as Fred Again (stylised as Fred again..) or Fred (stylised as FRED),[2] is a British singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer and remixer.[3][4][5]

Career[edit]

As a producer and songwriter, Fred is known for the range of artists he has worked with including Stormzy, Ed Sheeran, Burna Boy, Headie One, Halsey, Octavian, The xx, Underworld, Brian Eno and Stefflon Don.[6][7]

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Collaborative albums[edit]

List of albums, with selected chart positions, sales figures and certifications
Title Album details Peak chart positions
UK
Gang
(with Headie One)[8]
49

Extended plays[edit]

Title Details
Actual Life

Singles[edit]

Title Year Peak chart positions Album
UK
"Kyle (I Found You)" 2019 Actual Life
"Charades"
(with Headie One)[9]
2020 57 Gang
"Marnie (Wish I Had U)" Actual Life
"Gang"
(with Headie One)
51 Gang

Songwriting/Production Credits[edit]

Fred has a lengthy discography, with regular releases since 2014.[10][11] The discography tables below chronicle some of them.

2014–2016[edit]

Year Artist Title Album
2014 EnoHyde Titian Bekh Someday World
Celebration
Brazil 3
Big Band Sound
To Us All
When I Built This World
Who Rings the Bell
Mother of a Dog
Strip it Down
Witness
A Man Wakes Up
Daddy's Car
The Satellites
Cells & Bells High Life
On a Grey Day
Time to Waste IT
DBF
Moulded Life
Lilac
Slow Down, Sit Down & Breathe
Return
2015 Roots Manuva Hard Bastards Bleeds
Don't Breathe Out
Cargo
Stepping Hard
Me Up!
I Know Your Face
Fighting For?
Knee Jerk
Ellie Goulding Around U Delirium
We Can't Move to This
2016 Charli XCX feat. Lil Yachty After the Afterparty Non-album singles
M.O feat. Kent Jones Not in Love
M.O Who Do You Think Of? Who Do You Think Of? EP
Stefflon Don Dem Neva Warn Ya Real Ting
16 Shots

2017–2019[edit]

Year Artist Title Album
2017 Abra Cadabra feat. Burna Boy and Jelani Blackman Lemme At Em Non-album single
Little Mix Is Your Love Enough? Glory Days: The Platinum Edition
Jax Jones feat. Ina Wroldsen Breathe Snacks EP
2018 Maisie Peters In My Head Dressed Too Nice For a Jacket EP
Worst of You Non-album single
Mr Eazi and Chronixx She Loves Me Life is Eazi, Vol. 2 – Lagos to London
Mr Eazi feat. Mo-T Property
Mr Eazi Yard & Chill
Shawn Mendes Fallin' All in You Shawn Mendes
Ray BLK Run Run Empress
Burna Boy feat. Lily Allen Heaven's Gate Outside
George Ezra Shotgun Staying at Tamara's
Clean Bandit feat. Demi Lovato Solo What Is Love?
Rita Ora Let You Love Me Phoenix
Jess Glynne Rollin Always In Between
Octavian Stand Down SPACEMAN
2019 Westlife Better Man Spectrum
Ellie Goulding Sixteen Brightest Blue
BTS Make It Right Map of the Soul: Persona
Ed Sheeran and Justin Bieber I Don't Care No.6 Collaborations Project
Ed Sheeran feat. Chance the Rapper and PnB Rock Cross Me
Ed Sheeran feat. Khalid Beautiful People
Ed Sheeran and Travis Scott Antisocial
Ed Sheeran feat. Camila Cabello and Cardi B South of the Border
Ed Sheeran feat. Stormzy Take Me Back to London
Ed Sheeran feat. Eminem and 50 Cent Remember the Name
Ed Sheeran feat. Young Thug and J Hus Feels
Ed Sheeran feat. Ella Mai Put It All on Me
Ed Sheeran feat. Paulo Londra and Dave Nothing on You
Ed Sheeran feat. Meek Mill and A Boogie wit da Hoodie 1000 Nights
Mist feat. Fredo So High Non-album single
Stormzy Big Michael Heavy Is The Head
Stormzy feat. Aitch Pop Boy
Stormzy feat. Ed Sheeran & Burna Boy Own It

2020–present[edit]

Year Artist Title Album
2020 Eminem feat. Ed Sheeran Those Kinda Nights Music to Be Murdered By
AJ Tracey and Mabel West Ten High Expectations
Romy Lifetime Non-album Single

Awards[edit]

The awards table below lists some of Fred's awards.

Year Nominee/Work Award Result
2016 Cargo (Roots Manuva) Best Contemporary Song (Ivor Novello Awards) Nominated[12][13]
2018 Fred Gibson Songwriter Of The Year by Downtown Finalist[14][15]
2019 Shotgun (George Ezra) PRS For Music Most Performed Work (Ivor Novello Awards) Nominated[16][17]
2020 Fred Again.. Producer of The Year (Brit Awards) Won[18]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Robin Murray"Fred again x Oneman Pay Homage To Wiley With 'Eskimo Disko'". clashmusic.com. 31 May 2019. Retrieved 28 June 2019.
  2. ^ "Fred again." SoundCloud. Retrieved 2 October 2019.
  3. ^ "Christine and the Queens – Comme si (Fred again Remix)". soundcloud.com. Retrieved 28 June 2019.
  4. ^ Ben Kaye & Alex Young"Listen: Brian Eno and Karl Hyde's new collaborative single "The Satellites"". consequenceofsound.net. 4 March 2014. Retrieved 5 May 2019.
  5. ^ Andy Beta"First Listen: Brian Eno & Karl Hyde, 'Someday World'". npr.org. 27 April 2014. Retrieved 5 May 2019.
  6. ^ "We've listened to the Clean Bandit and Demi Lovato song ten times in a row and here are our findings". Popjustice. 10 May 2018. Retrieved 3 May 2019.
  7. ^ "Universal Music Publishing Australia Signs Robinson To Global Publishing Deal". Universal Music Publishing Group. 15 February 2018. Retrieved 5 May 2019.[dead link]
  8. ^ "Official Albums Chart Top 100 | Official Charts Company". Officialcharts.com. Retrieved 13 July 2020.
  9. ^ "HEADIE ONE & FRED AGAIN | full Official Chart History | Official Charts Company". Officialcharts.com. Retrieved 13 July 2020.
  10. ^ "Fred Gibson Credits". AllMusic. Retrieved 16 April 2019.
  11. ^ "Fred Gibson Tracks". bbc.co.uk. Retrieved 5 May 2019.
  12. ^ "The Ivors 2016". The Ivors. Retrieved 6 March 2019.
  13. ^ "Nominations announced for the Ivor Novello Awards 2016". prsformusic.com. Retrieved 19 April 2016.
  14. ^ "The A&R awards 2018 finalists… revealed!". musicbusinessworldwide.com. Retrieved 27 September 2018.
  15. ^ "Downtown Supports The A&R Awards 2018, Backing Songwriter Of The Year Category". musicbusinessworldwide.com. Retrieved 29 October 2018.
  16. ^ "Ivor Novello Awards 2019: The 1975, Jorja Smith Among First-Time Nominees". billboard.com. Retrieved 24 April 2019.
  17. ^ "PRS For Music Most Performed Work". nme.com.
  18. ^ "Producer of The Year 2020 Announced!". brits.co.uk. Retrieved 27 January 2020.