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In Conversation with Frankie Poullain – Dancing In The Darkness

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About This Episode

In today’s podcast The Darkness bassist talks us through the band’s brand-new album.

Frankie Poullain has been entertaining crowds with The Darkness for years. Since hitting the big time with their 2003 debut album, Permission To Land, he’s hardly had time to catch his breath. This year has been a busy one for the band, who are fresh off shows with Guns N’ Roses and a run of European festivals. The new album is a masterclass in retro rock, a feast of big riffs, killer guitar tones and searing vocals. More importantly it crackles with the raw, spontaneous energy of a live show, something often absent from many modern rock albums.

In this episode you're going to learn:

  • All about the band’s new album, Pinewood Smile.
  • What it’s been like playing with the son of Queen’s Roger Taylor, Rufus Taylor, on drums..
  • Why he loves his Gibson Thunderbird.
  • What to expect from the upcoming tour.
  • And much, much more…

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