Author Archives: Frankie

…what have we been doing ? getting sexy with our POP SEX LTD

Its not the worlds biggest secret that we are busy working hard on a new record. This is why we have not been playing live as much as we have over the last few years. Our time away from the road has also given us a bit of time to work on our precious POP [...]

Just to let you know….

Hello, Tom Fun here just to let you know that we are busy writing new material and will be making a few but not many appearances over the Summer, mainly because Dennis is competing in the Olympic games for team GB, thats right he’s going for gold in the egg and spoon race ! stand [...]

The Kaisers Tour

well, we had a super dooper time on tour with our new best mates the Kaiser Chiefs. They really looked after us and fed us a 3 course meal every day on tour, imagine that !!! we played some towns that we had never been to before and had a really good time, Blackpool and [...]


Please keep visiting our cyber home to find out all new dates for 2012, new music and exclusive behind the scenes videos and pictures lovingly captured by us Frankie x

Vaccines Tour Blog

Hi there we’ve just got back from the best tour ever with our new best mates THE VACCINES. We enjoyed every moment of the tour including the days off where we played football and jungle golf,and had a few pints. Well we did that most nights, not the footy or golf bit. Howler were also [...]


Special after shows following our gigs in the following citys on our current tour with THE VACCINES Sheffield, The Harley 23rd Nov Manchester, Deaf Institute 25th Nov Leeds, Nation of Shopkeepers 26th Nov Southampton, Cellar 28th Nov see ya there Frankie x


HITTING UP THE FOLLOWING TOWNS Glasgow 19th/20th Nov Newcastle 21st Nov Sheffield 23rd Nov Lincoln 24th Nov Manchester 25th Nov Leeds 26th Nov Southampton 28th Nov NEW SINGLE OUT Oxford 29th Nov Norwich 30th Nov Bristol 2nd Dec Cambridge 3rd Dec Leamington Spa 4th Dec Eastbourne 6th Dec London 7th Dec

Australian Tour Diary Video

Frankie & The Heartstrings Australian Tour Sept 2011 from ,, on Vimeo.

Frankie’s Australian Blog

We have just got back from down under. The jet lag is in full swing and and I can confirm I do not know what day it is, nor can I tell my arse from my elbow. What I do know is that we had an amazing time in Australia. Sydney & Melbourne are world [...]

Bestival and Kirkstall Abbey

This weekend was so much fun, so much so I still feel ill today… poor me, anyway we had a wicked time at our first appearance at Bestival. We got there in time to soak up the atmosphere and even had the chance to watch the Village people who were ace on the main stage. [...]

Reading & Leeds

Hi guys, so needless to say we had a totally amazing time at the weekend when we smash both Reading and Leeds. We were very humbled and delighted to see the tent we played full on both days, so if you made the effort to come and watch us, then thank you very much. here [...]

What have we been up to…..

Well the answer to that is LOADS !!! we have not stopped all summer and with the prospect of a very busy Autumn/Winter we are using our time wisely and working on new material whenever we can, back home in Sunderland. We have been very lucky to go to some more countries for the first [...]


Check the live dates section - support Vaccines on their November / December UK tour - special Pop Sex nights to take place on Vaccines tour - added to Kaiser Chiefs’ Kirkstall Abbey outdoor event - re-arrange London headline show due to touring commitments - Reading & Leeds, Bestival, Underage, Kendal Calling, Camp Bestival and [...]

Latvia & Sweden

We really are having the times of our lives this summer, and we are also beginning to clock up those air miles. This weekend we went to Latvia for the first time and played a wonderful festival called Positivus, it was situated in some woods next to the Baltic sea about 2 hours from the [...]

T in the Park and Oxygen

Well we managed to conquer 4 countries in 24 hours at the weekend when we did Oxygen Festival Ireland and T in the Park festival in Scotland. This was the first time we had ever done a gig in Ireland and our first Scottish festival. We had a great time at both, we went out [...]


We were delighted to be invited to play Hop Farm festival this weekend, the were not expecting the reception or the turnout we received in the Big Tent so early on the afternoon so thank you if you came and watched us. Were have been using the down time between festivals to work on lots [...]

Kaiser Chiefs

How far away is falmouth?, the answer to that is….fucking miles away. However what a lovely place it was. We were there as we were asked very nicely to support indie pop kings the Kaiser Chiefs in there first gigs for 2 years. The gigs went really well and it was a absolute delight to [...]

End of Dutch/UK tour blog

Hey gang, Im back in my own bed for the first time in what seems like an age but boy oh boy did we have fun on the road, it all started in Holland and the time we spent there was amazing. We got the party ferry from North Shields to get the tour started [...]

Were on the road again !

Yes we are once again jetting off to the mainland, this time Holland, Rotterdam, Amsterdam, Haarlem and Utrecht we are coming to you! We have had a fun couple of weeks back home in Sunderland, we did long awaited homecoming gig at Independent in Sunderland which was ACE so thanks if you came down, it [...]

What have we been up to????!!!

Hey gang, how are you lot then, hope your well, I have not done a blog in a while so I thought I’d just bring you up to speed with what we have been up to since the record came out. Well we were caught in a rather unfortunate loop hope which meant we were [...]