The Franklys – New Single ‘Bad News’ Released 27th April 2015

The Franklys – New Single ‘Bad News’ Released 27th April 2015

The Franklys

The Franklys release Bad News a thunderous piece of sabbathesque Rock’n’Roll on 27th April 2015.

To pre-order the Bad News  deluxe CD single on Electric Wood Records from go to

The Franklys are a four piece force of nature – an all girl rock ‘n’ roll band hailing from Sweden, the UK and the US. Following on from the brilliant ‘Puppet’ earlier in the year, this new track sees the girls developing a recognised ‘sound’.

Bad News’ produced by Sean Genockey (RedRacer) and mastered by Ed Woods (Muse, Roger Daltrey), deals with the consequences that will come from your choices. Bad News sees Zoe Biggs’s haunting heavy bass lines, Nicole Pinto doing what good drummers do; make their instrument so much more than a time-keeper. The pocket-sized bundle of dynamite that is Fanny Broburg letting rip with searing lead guitar work and Jen Ahlkvist continues with her bitter sweet and ever-so-edgy vocals.

The release of Bad News will be followed by heavily touring around the UK and Europe, with festival shows at Tramlines Festival, Tannerfest and Stortford Music Festivals supporting The Undertones among others.

Bad News these four ladies are coming your way soon!

The Franklys UK Tour Dates 
The Frankly ‘Bad News EP’ Release Party. Presented by This Feeling. In association with XFM and Jack Daniels. To purchase tickets go to
03rd Stortford Music Festival Bishop’s Stortford, Hertfordshire, w/ The Undertones
06th The Watershed Wimbledon, London. 
19th Cult Cafe Ipswich, Suffolk.
20th The Bassment Chelmsford, Essex.
21st The Owl Sanctuary Norwich, Norwich.
26th Tiki Bar Plymouth, Devon.
27th The Cavern Exeter, Devon.
11th Tannerfest Loddington, Northamptonshire
Admission: £15. tickets available at
25th Tramlines Festival Sheffield, Sheffield.
29th Bannerman’s Bar Edinburgh, Midlothian.
30th Nice n Sleazy Glasgow, Glasgow.
01st The Castle Hotel Manchester, Manchester.
02nd Oporto Leeds, Leeds .
02nd The Stillery Camden, London.


About Louise Swift

I first went to a gig in 1981, Gillan at Leeds University. I've been a regular gig goer ever since. I haven't kept count of how many gigs I've been to over the intervening years, but it's a lot! My favourite bands are AC/DC then, in no particular order, Anti-Nowhere League, Slaughter and the Dogs, Towers of London and Dirt Box Disco. I tend to like Glam/Punk and rude offensive lyrics, not sure what that says about me but as Animal would say 'So What!' The question was recently put to me - did I write for any online publications? My reply - No, but I'd like to! Planetmosh was suggested and I found myself offering to review Aces High Festival. Easy peasy I thought! Well not quite, if a jobs worth doing it's worth doing well! I had sixteen bands to research. I found I actually enjoyed that and it kept me too busy to be making lunatic comments on Facebook! ;) Then I felt a bit inadequately qualified. I mean, who am I to comment on others, when my musical expertise extends to being able to play a mean Greensleeves on the recorder and a passable Annie's song on the flute! Haven't picked up either instrument for years! What I do have, however, is over 30 years of experience as a gig goer, so I can comment on what I like and what I don't! It's only my opinion and, if I don't like a band it doesn't mean they are bad, just not to my own liking. I admire anyone who has the guts to get up on that stage and have a go!
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