Comprised of two members from Sweden and two from England, The Franklys play frenetic garage rock with heavy and psychedelic overtones á la Led Zeppelin-Blondie-Strokes-
With extensive touring across both the UK, Europe and America, including festival slots at Isle of Wight, Download Festival and Camden Rocks, The Franklys are surely making themselves known as one of the most exciting new live acts on the UK band circuit.
“All-girl garage group The Franklys come on with a smattering of Hives gusto.” -NME
“Like The Hives, but with better hair and make-up” – XFM
“Fun filled garage rock with a pop twist, The Franklys have a feminine edge which sets them apart from their more laddish contemporaries.”
– Clash Magazine
”Mixing rock ‘n’ roll, surf, garage and punk, it’s a dynamic sound that hints at a bright future for The Franklys” – Vive Le Rock
“Swedish/UK/US girl group The Franklys have exploded onto the scene with their snarling debut single ‘Puppet’”
“The Franklys have the raw edge of Hole and the dark intrigue of Siouxsie, coupled with a fresh no-frills image a-la Bangles that sets them apart from many of their overdone peers.”
– Sonic Shocks
“There’s a noisy garage rock buzzsaw ripping through the UK these days, and they go by the name the Franklys.”
– Vanyaland, US
”With simple means, in each song The Franklys are creating both winning melodies and an impressive surf psychedelic rock chaos and it’s just to join in the chorus of praise The Franklys are currently hearing.”
– Smålandsposten, SE
“The Franklys have the raw edge of Hole and the dark intrigue of Siouxsie, coupled with a fresh no-frills image a-la Bangles that sets them apart from many of their overdone peers.” – Sonic Shocks
“These are some really rocking girls!”
– Roundhouse Radio
“If 50’s rock’n’roll met 70’s punk and had a lovechild, it would be The Franklys.”
– The Grapevine Music
“This is classic old school rock, this is riotous girl rebellion, above all, this is frankly something you should be getting yourself some of.”
– Shindig! Magazine/Happening!
“Post-punk, kinda Blondie slash Yeah Yeah Yeahs feel. We love these guys!”
– A1 Radio
“They are a talented bunch of young ladies with their own sense of style (and I suspect) they have a habit of giving a two-fingered salute to anyone who gives them flak. You go girls! (as the saying goes).”
– New Untouchables
The Franklys are extremely excited and honoured to announce they have been endorsed by the legendary guitar brand Hofner Guitars.
The girls have been playing their vintage Hofner guitars for years and are delighted to officially join the Hofner Family together with fellow musicians Dave Davies, Nikolai Fraiture, Paul Weller and Sir Paul McCartney to name a few.