Third album after a 13-year long absence. Described by Fretwell as 'a song cycle of sorts', the album examines the seasons of a life, exploring fatherhood, grief and rebirth, with Fretwell's trademark eloquence and wit. 'Busy Guy' was produced by Fretwell's close friend and Speedy Wunderground label boss, Dan Carey. They recorded the whole thing one hot July afternoon in just two hours. 'I was so fired up, I just rattled off the songs', Fretwell says. 'I assumed it was the run-through, but Dan said he thought we'd got it'. The next day, Carey assembled 'a palate of sound' involving keyboards and an electric guitar. 'Dan said, 'I'm just going to react to the songs over the next few hours', and that's the finished record, besides some cello.'.