ABSENT FRIENDS: The Genuine Fakes

In 2010 Real Gone gave coverage to a debut album by Swedish power pop sensations, The Genuine Fakes.   Like most sites, we found the album – although not perfect – had lots of lovable material and the band’s commercial potential was pretty big.

We heard little from them after that.  Kool Kat Records issued a hard copy of ‘The Striped Album‘ (previously only a download) and included a bonus disc.  Real Gone included a non-album track on our first full length sampler in December 2011.  …And then nothing.

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