The Fray

Frontman Isaac Slade gets honest about Africa, the Christian ghetto and why he was disappointed in their sophomore album

This article is from Issue 57: May/June 2012

It’s been three years since The Fray released their self-titled sophomore album. In the break between promoting that record and recording their new release, Scars & Stories, the chart-topping band took time away to travel without itineraries and show dates. The result is an album that’s mature, worldly and, as frontman Isaac Slade posits, “Bigger. In the best way possible.” Here, Slade discusses his travels, his faith and the fears he’s overcome.

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