Edwyn & The Heartstrings!

Edwyn Collins invites Frankie & The Heartstrings On Tour.

The shows follow the final recording sessions for the Sunderland five-piece’s debut album which Collins has produced at his West Heath Studios in London. The album is due for released in February 2011.

F&TH release their third 7” single Ungrateful this week and are currently on a co-headline UK tour with Summer Camp. They play their second sold out London show at The Lexington on Friday 8th October. A six-track PopSex Ltd white label CD EP is being sold at the shows featuring single Ungrateful plus Want You Back, What Goes Around, It's Obvious, their Brian Eno cover Needle In The Camel's Eye and Ungrateful (extended mix).

October sees the band head Stateside for the very first time to play at New York’s CMJ festival before a whistletop trip to Japan for a show in Tokyo.
In November the band play their debut European shows and release the aforementioned six-track EP there too.
October live dates:
08/10    London, Lexington with Summer Camp
09/10    Newcastle, Cluny with Summer Camp
10/10    Nottingham, Stealth with Summer Camp
20/10    New York, Littlefield CMJ
21/10    New York, Delancey’s CMJ Wichita / Saddle Creek showcase
24/10    Tokyo, British Anthems

On tour with Edwyn Collins:
04/11    Brighton Komedia
05/11    Oxford 02 Academy 2
06/11    Leeds Brudenell Social Club
07/11    Glasgow Oran Mor
09/11    Newcastle Cluny
10/11    Manchester Deaf Institute
European shows:
12/11            Amsterdam, Paradiso London Calling www.londoncalling.nl
15/11            Koln, King Georg with Wild Nothings www.kinggeorg.de  www.popmondial.de
16/11             Hamburg, Cafe Keese with Wild Nothings  www.popmondial.de
17/11            Berlin, Marie-Antoinette with Wild Nothings www.popmondial.de
18/11            Frankfurt, Ponyhof - with Wild Nothings www.ponyhof-club.de
19/11            Paris Inrocks Indie Club - Paris with The Walkmen www.alias-production.fr  www.myspace.com/inrocksindieclub

Check out the Video for 'Ungrateful' at


and listen to the track on Spotify

Ungrateful is released this week on 7" and is available digitally from iTunes and other UK digital stores.


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