Right Said Fred

Right Said Fred
Release date
01 January 1970
Right Said Fred
01 January 1970 |

Right Said Fred are an English band based in London and formed by brothers Fred and Richard Fairbrass in 1989. Since their formation, as songwriters and as Right Said Fred, the brothers have a list of achievements that include number 1 hits in 70 countries including, one US number 1, one UK number 1, and a number 1 in Japan – they were also the first band to reach the number one slot in the US with a debut single since The Beatles. They have also performed for Queen Elizabeth of United Kingdom, Nelson Mandela and at the Bollywood 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 (Angry Birds 2, The Odd Couple, The Simpsons, West Wing, Family Guy etc) and in excess of 100 commercials. The band have performed with Bob Dylan, Mick Jagger and David Bowie plus plaudits from Madonna, Jay Z, and Prince to name but a few.

They recently won two consecutive BMI Awards in 2018 and 2019, making that three BMI’s in total. They have also won two Ivor Novello’s for “I’m Too Sexy” and “Deeply Dippy” and in 1993 were nominated for Best British Group at the prestigious Brit Awards. Fred and Richard are two of the few songwriters to have two songs included in the PRS Century of Song Book.

They continue to play to thousands of people around the world. In 2019 they travelled and performed all over Europe as well as performing in Canada to North American fans, playing twenty shows in summer alone.