NARF

NARF

BandWorldSinger/Songwriter

Fran Pérez is the award winning singer songwriter behind Narf (Fran spelled backwards). He is one of the most respected modern Galician musicians working in the field nowdays.

Biography

Fran Pérez is the award winning singer songwriter behind Narf (fran spelled backwards). He is one of the most respected modern Galician musicians working in the field nowdays.
In Sweden in 2006 he was awarded second prize for the song “Santiago” (1 st song on the promotional CD) at the Liet-Lavlut International Festival for singers from minoritary languages. This song was also chosen by the Arab Orchestra of Nazarét (Which has collaborated with Radiohead and The Symphony Orchestra of London) to play together With Narf the Auditorium of Galicia.
Having played in bands throughout the eighties and nineties, he comes from a rock and indie background. In 2002 he creatrd his own musical project “Narf”, allowing him to form a unique blend of melodies and rhythms that encompass his multiple influences: Arab, Flamenco, Brasilian, Galician, African, Latin. His substantial musical vocabulary combined with his unique guitar playing, delicate voice and passionate performances make his shows memorable and breathtaking events.
Narf has performed at numerous international festivals. His most recent project, “Bumba”, was a collaboration with Timbila Muzimba, a group of musicians from Mozambique. They toured together across Galicia in the summer 2006. (see DVD).
In 2006 Narf performed two tours within the UK at small venues building an enthusiastic fan base. He will return to the UK in 2007 between 20 th May to 10 th of June, and then again in October.
Up until now he has played in the UK as a solo artist although he plans to perfom here with his trio in the future.
His Bumba project with Timbila Muzimba (Mozambique) will be ready to perform agaen during summer 2008.

Discography

Narf
Totem