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 pos- its, “Bigger. In the best way possible.” Here, Slade discusses his travels, his faith and the fears he’s overcome.

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