Independent label: Razz record was formed by Chris Sievey in 1978. The Freshies were a punk band from Manchester, England formed in the late 1970s and dissolved in the early 1980s, fronted by singer and comedian Chris Sievey (later known by his character Frank Sidebottom). Sievey died on 21 June 2010 in Hale, Greater Manchester, at the age of 54. He had been suffering from cancer. Distributed By Pinnacle Records.