Soulful, singer-songwriter Alex Francis returns with his new single Desire. Recorded in New York with Jeff Silverman (Aloe Blacc), the single precedes a UK and German headline tour in September.
Speaking about his new single, Alex explains, “‘Desire came together quite naturally on the basis that the feel of the song felt so good so early on that I just went purely on that before approaching the lyric or the any of the production. I’ve always been hooked by back beat, groove and strong delivery so those three factors shaped the form the I wanted the song to take. Everybody knows desire in their life on one level or another and this track is my take on a version of that feeling.’”
2019 has already been a busy year of gigs for Alex, with notable shows including supporting James Bay at The Palladium, appearances at SXSW, Live At Leeds and Liverpool Sound City plus a European tour with Megan Davies.
Having introduced himself to the world in early 2017 with the release of ‘Make Believe’ – Alex has toured relentlessly supporting some of the world’s biggest artists including Stereophonics, Sting and Melanie C. His most recent single Free made it onto New Music Friday in Germany and received national airplay in the UK on BBC Radio 2.
14/9 ~ Astra Stube, Hamburg
15/9 ~ Musik & Frieden, Berlin
16/9 ~ Nachtleben, Nachtleben
17/9 ~ Zehner, Munich
18/9 ~ Helios37, Cologne
24/9 ~ The Castle Hotel, Manchester
25/9 ~ Sunflower Lounge, Birmingham
1/10 ~ The Waiting Room, London