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Ben Garrett, aka frYars, is a skinny, wavy-haired 18-year-old London-based singer-songwriter with a Roxy swagger, and whose velvety baritone sounds like it's emerging from someone…
Stereogum | December 11, 2007 - 2:19 pm

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Lily Allen – “Trigger Bang” (Feat. Giggs)

In addition to her upcoming memoir, British pop star Lily Allen has been working on the follow-up to her 2014 album Sheezus, which is rumored…
Peter Helman | December 11, 2017 - 7:04 pm

Download Fryars’ The Boy In The Hood Mixtape Feat. Lily Allen

The London singer/producer Benjamin Garrett, who records as Fryars, has been working on his album Power for a while now. It comes out next month,…
Tom Breihan | October 27, 2014 - 12:39 pm

Fryars – “Prettiest Ones Fly Highest”

Fryars is Benjamin Garrett, a young singer and producer. For a while now, he's been cranking out Soundcloud bangers like "Love So Cold" and "Cool
Tom Breihan | July 21, 2014 - 4:44 pm

Fryars – “Cool Like Me (Mike Skinner Remix)” Video

It's been more than three years since Fryars first full-length album, Dark Young Hearts, but the 22-year-old British electronic musician Ben Garrett has recently released…
Brie Roche lilliott | September 23, 2013 - 2:37 pm

Fryars – “Cool Like Me”

For a Brit, 22-year-old electronic producer and singer-songwriter Ben Garrett is sounding decidedly French these days. Garrett, who records under the name Fryars, has just…
Elliah Heifetz | July 10, 2013 - 5:03 pm

Fryars – “On Your Own” Video

If Justin Timberlake's "Mirrors" wasn't your pull-at-the-heartstrings wave, then perhaps Fryars' video for "On Your Own" will cause a rumbling in your tear ducts. The…
Claire Lobenfeld | March 21, 2013 - 12:30 pm

Fryars – “On Your Own”

Fryars is Benjamin Garrett, a young singer and producer from London. Last year, we liked his "Love So Cold," an evocative piece of night-time electro-R&B.
Tom Breihan | March 19, 2013 - 1:27 pm

Fryars – “Love So Cold” Video

Last week, we posted "Love So Cold," the new single from the London electro-pop singer and producer Fryars. And now we've got the video, in…
Tom Breihan | October 9, 2012 - 4:08 pm

Fryars – “Love So Cold”

The young London electronic pop singer and producer Benjamin Garrett records as Fryars. His new track "Love So Cold" is a bit if haunted and…
Tom Breihan | October 1, 2012 - 2:12 pm

New frYars Video – “Olive Eyes” (Version 2)

Teenaged BTW frYars has already filed a clip from his self-released Dark Young Hearts LP -- pulling in Depeche man Dave Gahan on both audio
Amrit Singh | July 7, 2009 - 2:03 pm

New frYars Video (Feat. Dave Gahan) – “Visitors”

Young UK BTW frYars, aka 19-year-old Ben Garrett, aka the man with the olive eyes, has a new pull-out-the-visual-stops-'80s-style video for "Visitors," a song featuring…
Brandon Stosuy | January 21, 2009 - 10:18 am

New frYars Video – “Olive Eyes”

Cheeky one-man BTW frYars, aka London youngster Ben Garrett, created, edited, and directed the cereal-slurping, split-screen video for "Olive Eyes." Makes sense he'd do it…
Brandon Stosuy | February 25, 2008 - 12:44 pm