Freedom To Glide
A landmark year for us, 2020 marks the decade that has seen Freedom To Glide grow from a seed of an idea within a chance conversation into a tour de force of music and media production. We are Andy Nixon & Pete Riley and our trilogy of albums, RAIN, FALL & SEED are the result of a passion to tell the stories and somehow get to the core of what it means to live within the shadow of war. Our chance conversation in 2010 led to the realisation that we were each intending to write something to mark the 2014 Centenary of the beginning of World War One. It was clear from our combined skill sets and our mutual enthusiasm that we had a chance to exceed our individual expectations and so our collaboration began. We could do everything ‘in-house’, audio, video, production, artwork, promotion and every other element required to get Freedom To Glide out to the world! By 2012 we’d released ‘Rain EP’ and six track mini album ‘The Wait’. Our intentions to treat our subject matter with the respect it demanded were clear to all and both releases were received with glowing reviews. Inspired, we forged ahead with our first full album.