Frank Genovesi

Frank Genovesi

BandPopSinger/Songwriter

Across Australia, the USA and France, his melodic adult rock has overwhelmed audiences with stories of love, pain, struggle, mystery, hope and joy. Lyrics, melodies, guitar hooks and such an emotive and ranging vocal will have you imagining Bryan Adams, David Bowie, Aerosmith & Rob Thomas are one.

Biography

Played thousands of gigs (solo/duo/trio/accapella and full bands…originals and covers) and in hundreds of venues (pubs, clubs, theatres, casinos, river boats, indoor and festival concert stages, deserts, forests, aged persons homes, back-yards, front-yards, sheds, lounge rooms, corporate functions, gala ballroom charity events, biker parties, tropical isle conventions, food halls, footpaths, car-parks, beaches plus private functions such as birthdays and weddings and probably even more but I’m sure you get the idea). This all happened across Australia, plus in France from Aug 2002 until July 2004 and also from coast to coast in the USA with a large stint in New York City (3 - 4 nights per week), from September 1989 until June 1992.

From his catalogue exceeding 200 original songs, he self-produced two adult contemporary pop-rock albums on his boutique indie label, “Tomato Sauce Music”, the first of which retailed in France`s renowned FNAC. He is currently coordinating the release of the new album “Switchblade” to French radio and press and securing national distribution in readiness for a tour there with his band in the summer of 2007.

Received radio airplay & live-to-air interviews in New York, Australia and France (2003 & 2004).

Performed live on TV with interviews, in Australia (and in France - June 2004).

Opened for Joe Walsh of “The Eagles”, The re-formed Platters, The re-formed Stylistics, Brian Cadd (past musical director for Johhny Halliday - France) and various other famous Australian national and international acts (Divynals, Party Boys, Richard Clapton, Russel Morris, Cotton Keays & Morris) and more...

Notable Quotes, Comments & Requests:

"Good singing, playing and production…The next Rick Springfield?”…The Music Paper’s “Musician’s Exchange” Magazine, 3 song demo package review. September 1991, NYC & New Jersey, USA.

“A talent to be closely followed”…Phillipe, “La Republique du Centre” (prominent newspaper special arts feature live gig review), Orleans, France, July 2003.

“The discovery of Midem” (an international music market-place for sourcing new artists and hits)…Jean Sarres, Radio Cannes FM, France, January 2004, live-to-air Midem special.

“A unique voice”…Evelyn Junker … A&R at Capitol Records / EMI, Germany, 26/11/2003.

“Fantastique”…Sebastian Doucet, announcer Radio France Bleu, Orleans, (+33 238 71 4545) 10/02/2004.

“Send me something for Ricky Martin or Enrique Iglesias”, Sir Harry, “La Rive Droite”, record producer, London & Los Angeles, April 2004.

"The album just needs a little re-mixing, tweaking and re-mastering to really compete with the new stuff we`re putting out for Harry Connick Jnr and Springtsteen etc but in the meantime, the rockier tracks could be good material for artists like Pink”, Tony Drootin, Operations Manager, Sony Music Studios, Manhattan ,NY, USA, May 2004 (Tel: +1 212 833 8398).

“Gypsy Woman” is cool, yeah I played it”… James “Allstar” Austin, Announcer, Harlem Radio, NY, USA, May 2004 (Tel: +1 212 410 7048)

Discography

"Solo In The Attic" 19 Track CD - Songs that received commercial FM airplay in France include: "I'm Hiding It All From You" & "You Do Me Well".

"Switch-Blade" 17 Track CD - A live performance of the intended first single "Love Song For My Wife", recently rewritten and transalted into "Je M'en Flamme", was warmly received on live-to-air television (France 3) for "Le Fete De La Musique" 22/06/2004.

"Gypsy Woman" was also played on internet radio "Harlem Radio" in NYC, May 2004.