Indie, Pop, Rock, Roots
Cat Power, Arcade Fire
Frankie - vocals, guitar Adam Van Eyk - vocals and lead guitar Chris Xirocostas - drums Jackson Field - bass
Frankie and The Tourists are an indie band based in Sydney fronted by songwriter and vocalist Frankie. The Tourists Adam van Eyk, Jackson Field and Chris Xirocostas are three kind hearted, conscientious, talented souls with Adam Van Eyk on vocal and lead guitar, Chris Xirocostas on drums and Jackson Field on bass.
Playing mostly originals with honest, story telling lyrics written by Frankie. Their quirky style and striking energy takes influence from such artists as Courtney Barnett, Fleet Foxes, Arctic Monkeys and Abba.
Up until recently Frankie (Laura Attwood) has performed as a solo act around Sydney. Having Released an EP her song ‘Andy’ was awarded by FBi Radio for a place in their ‘Cream of The Crop’ list. Laura’s career highlights include playing Peats Ridge Festival, supporting acts such as Gang of Youths, Tom Stephens and Tim Wheatley.
But closest to her heart are the words “You get songwriting” – spoken to her by Martin Plaza The lead singer of Mental as Anything.
...we got bass, we got drums, we got electric guitar
...and the style comes for free ; )
have a listen...stay a while...