"Make Me Over" is the lead off track from Charleston, SC four piece, A Fragile
Tomorrow'sr fifth studio album Make Me Over,
their label debut from MPress Records. The album was self-produced and
self-engineered, recorded at Low Watt Recording studios in Savannah, GA the studio founded by producer Ted Comerford and brought to
Savannah, GA with the help of Sean and Dominic Kelly, identical
brothers. They mixed it with Grammy® winning producer Malcolm Burn. Make
Me Over was released October 16, 2015.
Make Me OverJohn Cowsill of The Beach Boys
The group was
formed in 2003 by Sean, Dominic (both of whom live
with cerebral palsy) and their brother Brendan in their parents'
basement in New York state’s Hudson Valley, named in honor of Sean and
Dominic’s triplet brother who passed away some eight years earlier; Shaun
Rhoades joined in 2006. That same year, they released their debut album, Wishful
Thinking. Early 2008 saw the
release of the group’s second album Beautiful Noise, produced by
Grammy® award-winner Malcolm Burn (Emmylou Harris, Patty Griffin, and Patti
Smith, among many others). In 2009, they
recorded their third record “Tripping Over Nothing,” with singer-songwriter
Danielle Howle producing and Amy Ray, songstress Susan Cowsill, and smart-pop
legend Peter Holsapple contributing. Sean and Dominic also made an appearance
on Indigo Girls’ live Staring Down the Brilliant Dream album as
well as Amy Ray’s 2012 solo release, Lung of Love.?
Matthew Sweet. One Massachusetts critic who caught them opening for Sweet
proclaimed AFT as “everything that is right with music.”
In the midst of this hectic touring schedule, A Fragile Tomorrow
nonetheless found time to record their fourth record, Be Nice Be Careful,
with pop-auteur Mitch Easter (R.E.M., Pavement, etc.) and Ted Comerford
co-producing. This batch of songs showed considerable growth not only as
songwriters, but as musicians.
Audiophile Reviews said "Be Nice Be Careful
redefines power-pop for the 21st Century", while SomethingElse Reviews
boasts that “their smart sense of purpose, and a determination well beyond
their years, ensures that A Fragile Tomorrow holds its own, even among much
more famous contributors. This album ought to be the one that gets them there,
Following this album’s release, the band toured the United States
and Europe extensively and released a live album from the European leg of their
touring "Belgique: Live at AB in Brussels" in 2014.
Since their inception A Fragile Tomorrow has won the respect of fans
and fellow musicians alike through their venerable work ethic, stellar
musicianship… and fans in high places!