Inspired Minds

Freedy Johnston

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Singer-songwriter Freedy Johnston leads us into the infinite universe of music. This Perfect World, his major label debut released on Elektra Records, featured the radio hit "Bad Reputation," an alternative rock gem that launched into Billboard's Hot 100 list and crowned Johnston as Rolling Stone's Songwriter of the Year. His music appears on the soundtracks of "Kicking and Screaming" starring Will Ferrell, James Mangold's "Heavy" with Liv Tyler and the Farrelly brothers' "Kingpin" with Woody Harrelson.