Electronica at it's best, a pioneers of the genre and still some of the best work ever done. Fad Gadget is an alias for London born artist Frank Tovey. Before enrolling in a Fine Arts course at Leeds Polytechnic he used to record sounds on tape as a teenager. With a drum machine, a tape deck and an electric piano Tovey put together ademo tape which came to the attention of independant Mute Records label. For Mute Records he recorded the single "Back to Nature" in 1979 and the Album Fireside Favorites in 1980.