– Frank Powers first appeared in the end of 2011. He busked his way up to become one of the most fined buskers of the country. Anyways he managed to...Read Biography
Frank Powers first appeared in the end of 2011. He busked his way up to become one of the most fined buskers of the country. Anyways he managed to collect enough coins to record his first album together with a bunch of strings and horns. „welcome at Frank's" his debut album was born
From that CD the young and dynamic, at times charming and sometimes rock n’ roll-looking quintet was born and right up to smack stages all over. Sometimes calm, sometimes exagerative wild these guys have already profiled themselves in numerous venues mostly around switzerland - for example Zermatt Unplugged, Voices on Top, Blue Balls Festival or the Gurten Festival.
Frank’s afraid of musical definitions and so they themselves call it "acoustic music for people and such as, who cultivate sound." It’s words, stories out of a turbulent head, about the good life, the bad life and the bloody irony of it all - it all comes in color and along with wonderful instruments such as a remarkable voice.
Maybe it is called Chamber Pop, cool-folk or acoustic flash Pop ....
In February 2016 „laisser faire“ their second studio album, (mixed and masterd at metropolis studios in London) was released. We consider the 17 tracks long „laisser faire" a rollercoaster ride, a very sincere and very exciting thing about unique cherry-picking, martian excursions full of love, that then descend, accompanied by a flock of good folks and a bit of snow back to a loud international fish market. It’s mostly in english, a bit of French and an almost-hit in Swissgerman/ „Schwizertütsch".
After about 80 concerts around our country this year Franky’s planing on leaving home for a while to see how other countries like or expel him. The full Band will surly play some festivals in summer 2017 and then release new music when the leaves fall down again. It will cause a massive sensation or not. "We will see - „laisser faire!“
Dino Brandao (chant, ukulélé / guitare)
Pascal Ammann (guitare)
Lukas Kuprecht (cajon / percussion, BVOC)
Dominik Meyer (violin)
Marius Meier (Double Bass)
Simon Huber (sound)
BOOKING (switzerland) firstname.lastname@example.org
WEB www.frankpowersmusic.com (mostly german)