Frances Clare


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    Catastrophic - Live in London
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    Clouds Over Gold
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    When It Rains
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    Over Again
Frances Clare is an enigmatic Cape Town based five piece band who have shared stages with Mango Groove, Matthew Mole, Majozi, Freshlyground and more.
The songs themselves are all original, written by Frances, and incorporate acoustic and electric instruments including violin. The authentic nuance brought in by guitarist Devon de Swardt and SAMA award winning violinist, Tricia Brink-Jones, combines with Frances’ lyrics to create a unique sound. Add a splash of South African flavour and you have a fresh new favourite on the South African music scene.
Frances Clare has performed all across South Africa at venues including the V&A Waterfront. They have featured on National television multiple times including live performances on Expresso Morning Show on SABC 3 and SABC 2's Hectic Nine 9. The band enjoys radio play on several of South Africa's prominent radio stations and has been interviewed on SAFM, Cape Talk, Smile FM and more. Leadsinger, Frances, has her own show on One FM 94.0 and has interviewed music greats such as James Morrison and Claire Johnston. The band is firmly focused on promoting females in the music industry through work with International NPO The Lalela Project.
Recently returned from performances in Paris, London, Netherlands, Belgium and a show in Berlin featuring Beatenberg, the female fronted act refused to take a rest and booked a Winter UK Duo Tour. This included performances in Scotland, Newcastle Upon Tyne and a 9 show run in London.


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