Fred Abbott is a London-based musician/writer/producer best known as lead guitarist and keyboard player in Noah And The Whale. Fred has featured on numerous recordings playing guitar and keys, and writes and produces with a variety of well know and up and coming acts. Since NATW split Fred has worked with acts including Tom Chaplin, Lily Moore, Jeremy Loops, Jamie Lawson, Tom Figgins, Una Healy, The Marriage and many more. He also plays lead guitar in UK Americana supergroup Orphan Colours and co-produced and mixed the band's debut album released in January 2018.  In July 2015 Fred released his solo album SERIOUS POKE on Lojinx Records. The album, which features fellow members of Noah And The Whale and other friends, was co-produced by Fred and Martin Hollis and recorded at the legendary British Grove Studios in West London.