Idle Frets' Acoustic Treat

The frontman of local indie group Idle Frets has made a welcome return to Radio Clatterbridge.

Ben Davies was back in familiar teritory when he came into the studio to play a series of acoustic tracks for listeners on the health park.

Idle Frets frontman Ben Davies in studio

The 18 year old singer song-writer revealed how he's still working on new music.

And he told presenters Paul Allt and John Roberts how the band has gone through a few changes since they were last at Radio Clatterbridge.

Chester indie band Idle Frets frontman Ben Davies performs live acoustic set on Radio Clatterbridge by Radio Clatterbridge on Mixcloud

Ben also revealed how the new line-up are all LIPA students - protégés of Sir Paul McCartney's illustrious Liverpool Institute of Performing Arts.

"He came in to do a little chat... It was really good. He was actually really funny. I don't know what I expected!" - Ben Davies, Idle Frets

Accompanied only by his guitar, Ben played a number of tracks including Train Girls, Now You're Back and an as-yet unreleased track which the quartet can't agree on a name for!

Coffee Club listeners were also treated to the band's new single, Aftershow.

 

Since we last spoke to them, Idle Frets have spent a lot of their time gigging - most notably on the same line-up as Razorlight, Dizzee Rascal and The Hoosiers at Chester Rocks.