Frankie & The Heartstrings are a five-piece guitar based rock band from Sunderland, Great Britain. Edwyn Collins (Orange Juice) produced their debut full length, Hunger, released in the UK and Europe earlier this year. The critically acclaimed album stormed the charts with a UK Top 40 entry, a laudable feat for independent music. Hunger sees its US release courtesy of Witchita Recordings tomorrow, November 22, 2011. The US release of Hunger features a brand new song, "Everybody Looks Better In The Right Light," produced by Bernard Butler, which is exclusive to this release. In addition, the US iTunes release of Hunger will feature an iTunes exclusive track entitled ‘Young Again.’ Hunger can be purchased right here, starting November 22nd, 2011.
Overseas, Franke & The Heartstrings have supported acts as varied as Kaiser Chiefs, Florence and the Machine, and The Futureheads, and performed at no less than 30 European festivals in summer 2011. They will be touring with The Vaccines in the UK/Europe in November/December.