Freur was a UK band active from 1983 to 1986 featuring Karl Hyde and Rick Smith, who went on to found the successful electronic act Underworld. It was their second band, following their art school collaboration, The Screen Gemz.
Their first and only hit single (number 59 in the UK Singles Chart), was “Doot-Doot” (1983)
The band released five further tracks after “Doot-Doot”, between 1983 and 1985: “Matters of the Heart”, “Runaway”, “Riders in the Night”, “The Devil and Darkness” and “Look in the Back for Answers”. All failed to dent the UK chart.
The band’s fourth single “Riders in the Night” was released on an Epic 12″ single in the US, UK and Canada and featured two Francois Kevorkian remixes.
Riders In The Night (Extended Version) 6:28
Riders In The Night (Dub Mix) 6:28