It’s been a while since we heard from Patrick Freeman‘s solo venture – he’s been busy working with the Bonk, who released a super debut album recently. But Freeman’s still vexing, this time with ‘Reality TV’, proclaiming that he just wants to rock and roll, while taking aim at, well, reality TV stars, singing that “you’ve got a whole lot of balls getting up there knowing you ain’t special”. The simmering anger plays out over his favourites 60s-like lines. The song was recorded at Big Skin Studios with O Emperor’s Brenden Fennessy (also recording the new Shaker Hymn album), and the video’s by O Emperor’s Paul Savage – the band returns at Quarter Block Party in February and I’m VERY EXCITED to see them again. Patrick Freeman has a couple of shows lined up himself:

Thursday, November 23: Arthur’s Blues’n’Jazz Club, Thomas Street, Dublin w/ Comrade Hat
Thursday, November 30: Coughlan’s, Cork supporting The Shaker Hymn

Bonus content:
Phil Christie from the Bonk on The Point of Everything podcast #67
Patrick Freeman on The Point of Everything podcast #19