“Fake Club aren’t the shy retiring types…” – Clash
“Fake Club write their own strains of rock anthems” – The Hunger
“The Fake Club girls are aren’t afraid of making music – spirited, politically charged protest songs undercut by speedy, brash reverb – that truly counts for something.” - Roller Coaster
“You need in your life right now” – Punktastic
“There’s definite attitude here, in fact, there’s heaps of it” - TMRW
FAKE CLUB. The raucous and brash London guitar band whose do-it-yourself-because-we-do-it-better-anyway attitude has finally brought them to the release of their debut album, ‘FUCKABLE’, set to release on March 24th.
This balls to the wall, diamond in the rough is a must-listen record for 2014. Anagrammatically self-titled, written and released by the band themselves, it’s an impressive 10 track onslaught of honest rock & roll music that flashes between pounding drums, screaming guitars and killer-chorus’ perfectly entwined with unforgettable riffs. The record is produced by FAKE CLUB and Oliver Son, mixed by Kevin Killen (Tori Amos, Elvis Costella, Kate Bush) and mastered by the legendary Bob Ludwig (Led Zepplin, Jimi Hendrix, Rolling Stones, Nirvana, The Who, Bruce Springsteen, Daft Punk).
FAKE CLUB boast a genre-defying ethos, sound and line-up that transcends them into a realm of their very own; their musicianship, writing prowess, mind blowing live force and admirable spirit set them apart from all of their counterparts. Opener and live favourite, ‘Do What You Got To Do’ sets the tone emphatically with a heavy groove and a riff that just gets you. ‘Do It Like Me’ and ‘Generation’ are songs to walk the streets & grow up to while ‘Midnight At Koko’ shows off the band’s delicate attention to melody that can sometimes get overlooked. (As seen in the Universal Pictures release ‘Powder Room’ late 2013).
Continuously wowing crowds with their stellar live shows, the band have garnered an army of dedicated fans in the UK and Europe following an Italian tour and sell-out headline show in Berlin in 2013 along with an electric support show for Kate Nash. Following this the band made their silver screen debut in December appearing in the Vertigo Films release, Powder Room, starring Sheridan Smith, Jaime Winstone, Oona Chaplin and Kate Nash. FAKE CLUB, who play the in-house band throughout the film, curated the entire soundtrack alongside the film’s director MJ Delaney and producer Damien Jones (The Iron Lady, Kidulthood).
Last year the band hosted a string of FAKE CLUB-NIGHTS in their Holloway Road club-house, the nights paying homage to some of London’s most creative artistic and musical talent. With the launch of FAKE TV, the bands online TV channel (think Wayne’s World meets TGI Friday) and their very own zine, FKR, the band have proven that their endless creativity and DIY approach is a force to be reckoned with.
‘FUCKABLE’ sets the tone of a new rock inspired musical landscape, representing the imminent wave of accomplished girl bands that ditch the ‘girl’ tag and make honest, fun music for a new generation.
Fake Club will be supporting The Answer on their UK tour this February and ‘FUCKABLE’ will be available on iTunes from March 24th.
UPCOMING SUPPORT TOUR DATES:
FEBRUARY w/ THE ANSWER
WED 19 - ABERDEEN - THE LEMON TREE
THU 20 - EDINBURGH - LIQUID ROOMS
FRI 21 - MIDDLESBROUGH - EMPIRE
SAT 22 - YORK - DUCHESS
SUN 23 - HULL - WELLY
TUE 25 - LEICESTER - O2 ACADEMY 2
WED 26 - NORWICH - WATERFRONT
THU 27 - TUNBRIDGE WELLS - THE FORUM
FRI 28 - SOUTHEND-ON-SEA - CHINNERYS