Acoustic jazz soul covers and original songs from the forthcoming album.
An evening of live music at this basement bar in the heart of London
Performing on the Acoustic Stage in the Walled Garden
Jazz inspired soul with a hint of funk and latin.
Sounds Like: Des'reè, Sade, Emeli Sandé
Bio: Soulful singer-songwriter, Fran Clark, infuses her love of funky grooves, smooth soul and jazz flavours to deliver the music she calls Emotive Soul Pop.
"gorgeously chilled out" - Jules May-Brown - BFBS Radio1.
“This West London based chanteuse is a most accomplished soul and jazz vocalist.” - ...See Full Bio
“Laid-back and mostly mid-tempo, 'Beautiful People' is an adult album that brings rewards after several plays. The cut that seems to best sum up the album's mood is 'Maybe Never'. It's a gentle four minutes worth of reflection. It boasts a simple, yet never predictable melody and Fran caresses her lyric with a real belief. Listen up too to the understated harmonies courtesy of Josie Bannis and Winston Ward. 'Just Listen' (great title for an opening track) is another album highlight. Jazzy and languid, it features some great keys from jazz veteran David Frankel. Indeed Frankel's piano is a consistent pleasure and his jazz background is apparent on tunes like 'The River Is Wide' and 'Alright By Me'... though on the ballad 'To Fly' the palette is bluesier and the more intriguing for that.”