Franko Fraize, an unassuming street poet from Thetford, speaks about the trials and tribulations of life in England . His music documents English life in a romantically honest way with The raconteur delivering sharp, witty tales of life that are so well observed they resonate instantly with a generation.
Franko has received daytime radio 1 support after single TREASURES was playlisted off the back of the BBC Introducing platform. Other radio support came from the likes of Huw Stephens and Scott Mills at Radio 1 and Scroobius Pip at XFM has seen Franko get some heavyrotation. TV support including Soccer AM and various internet coverage from the likes of SBTV, MTV and taste makers like Indie Shuffle have also helped showcase Frankos ability. Other accolades include playing The John Peel Festival Of New Music and having the video for ‘Hand Me Downs’ chosen for the BBC Music Video Festival (alongside the likes of Ed Sheeran, Rudimental and Disclosure) and shown across the UK on the notorious BBC ‘Big Screens’. With tour support for The Enemy and inclusion on the same Hyde Park show as The Libertines it looks like a big 2014 for Franko Fraize!