Listen: Francobollo return with new track ‘Hoo Ha’

Francobollo return with new track ‘Hoo Ha’

It’s their first new material since their debut album ‘Long Live Life’.

Last year Francobollo released their debut album ‘Long Live Life’, a collection which we said “is a collection of rough and ready tracks with infectious melodies at their core”.

Now the London based band are back with a brand new track! ‘Hoo Ha’ has been produced by Charlie Andrew (who’s also worked with alt-J and MONEY) and is a stellar return from the group. It’s a slightly warped jam that’s the perfect reintroduction to their vibrant take on alt-rock. 

Speaking of the new track, frontman Simon said: “Hoo Ha is a song that came out of a jam. It sounded like a riff that Hoo Ha’s (one of our favourite bands, and dear friends of ours) would play. We named it “Hoo Ha” straight away. When it came to write lyrics, I thought: What does Hoo Ha mean to me? Immediately I thought of the Houses of Parliament, and the way British politics are. And here it is”.

Francobollo are set to play a DIY’s British Music Embassy showcase at SXSW on Monday 12th March, where they’ll be joined by LIFE, Our Girl, Catholic Action, Boniface and Breakfast Muff. 

Listen to ‘Hoo Ha’ below. 

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