The classic debut album from The Frank and Walters, Trains, Boats And Planes, will be played in it’s entirety to mark the 20th anniversary of it’s release. The band will also include selected highlights from their illustrious 23 year career. Stuffed full of hits, After all, Fashion Crisis Hits New York, This is not a Song, Walters Trip and Happy Busman to name a few, they obviously thought they were Michael Jackson back in those heady days of 1992. The recently released and highly acclaimed Greenwich Mean Time is available now in all good record stores and direct from the bands own shop (link below) where you can also obtain purple flares, orange polo necks and ceramic pudding bowls to re-create that haircut!
In 1991 their first 3 releases EP1, EP2 and EP3 on fledgling label Setanta were all made Single of The Week in either NME or Melody Maker. Things didn’t stop there either, debut album ‘Trains Boats and Planes’ went top 10 and on the consequent tours the Franks were supported by both Radiohead and Suede.
The Trains Boats and Planes 20th Anniversary Show dates are:
Friday October 05th Molotow, Hamburg, Germany
Saturday October 06th Comet Club, Berlin, Germany
Saturday October 20th Walshes, Mitchelstown, Co Cork
Saturday 27th October, The Louisiana, Bristol
Friday 2nd November, HMV Institute, Birmingham
Thursday November 08th, King Tuts, Glasgow, Scotland (With Carter USM)
Friday November 09th, Academy, Leeds, England (With Carter USM)
Friday November 23rd, I Love Pop, Cologne, Germany
Sunday November 25th, Bunker Ulmenwall, Bielefeld, Germany
Thursday December 13th, The Mercury Lounge, New York, USA
Friday December 21st, Roisin Dubh, Galway, Ireland
Saturday December 22nd Whelans, Dublin, Ireland
Saturday December 29th, Savoy, Cork, Ireland