Foreign Affairs - Duo - Bristol, South West

Foreign Affairs - Duo | Bristol, South West

(1 Review)5.0
Country: United Kingdom
Based In: Bristol, South West
Performs: Worldwide
From: £800
Foreign Affairs are a Country-Rock duo from Bristol, comprising of brothers Adam and Lawrence Purnell. The powerful, passionate vocal of younger brother Lawrence turns heads instantly but it is the carefully crafted songs and energetic performance that keeps them facing
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Foreign Affairs are a Country-Rock duo from Bristol, comprising of brothers Adam and Lawrence Purnell. The powerful, passionate vocal of younger brother Lawrence turns heads instantly but it is the carefully crafted songs and energetic performance that keeps them facing that way.
Between catchy choruses and close harmonies, you will ultimately hear an honest and raw country/rock sound, one that has inspired them over the years to create their own unique take on the genres.

Set-List

​​Classic Repertoire


Fly me to the moon - Sinatra
Wonderful World - Louis Armstrong
Stand by me - Ben E King
I've got a woman - Ray Charles
At last - Etta James
Wonderful tonight - Eric Clapton
Jackson - Johnny Cash
Ring of fire - Johnny Cash
Bad Moon Rising - Creedence Clearwater Revival
Modern Repertoire
Budapest - George Ezra
Blame it on me - George Ezra
Lightning Bolt - Jake Bugg
Pumped Up Kicks - Foster The People
Hold Back The River - James Bay
The Cave - Mumford & Sons
Pencil Full Of Lead - Paolo Nutini
I'm on top of the world - Imagine Dragons
Ho Hey ...

Biography

Foreign Affairs are a Country-Rock duo from Bristol, comprising of brothers Adam and Lawrence Purnell. The powerful, passionate vocal of younger brother Lawrence turns heads instantly but it is the carefully crafted songs and energetic performance that keeps them facing that way.
Between catchy choruses and close harmonies, you will ultimately hear an honest and raw country/rock sound, one that has inspired them over the years to create their own unique take on the genres.

Reviews     (1 Review)

Foreign Affairs - Duo - Bristol, South West Event Location: BRISTOL Event Type: Debut Record 1st April 2015
Often folk bands run the risk of sounding a little simple, but Bristol three-piece Foreign Affairs escape this pitfall through using just about as many words-a-line as they can get away with in their latest release ‘Sell My Soul (I Tried)’. Think a folky, less cynical version, of early Arctic Monkeys or The Jam, who both also had a penchant for songs with lots of words. Compromising of brothers Adam and Lawrence Purnell, Foreign Affairs are set to release their debut album I within the foreseeable future. In the run up to this date, the band have been releasing a series of EPs, the most recent of which features ‘Sell My Soul (I Tried)’. By moving away from the banjo, and relying instead on bass and electric guitars, Foreign Affairs distance themselves from that Mumford & Sons take on folk-rock with this track. A wise move, as the last thing this country needs is another Mumford tribute band. By putting a fresh spin on the genre, the trio manage to produce a track that sounds di ...
Reviewed by: Tara Hodgson

Experience

Live Show Experience
Glastonbury Festival 2015
Glastonbury Festival 2013
Cambridge Folk Festival 2016
Country to Country Festival 2016 (O2 Arena London)
Sold out record launch shows - London, Bristol 2015
Live BBC Radio 2 performance 2015
Live BBC Radio London Performance 2016
Swiss Alps Apri Ski Residency 2013, 2014, 2015

Previous Clients

Previous Clients
Glastonbury Festival
Zermatt Apri Ski Club
Wedding venues throughout the UK
A number of UK Music Festivals

Suitable for

Birthday Party (Adult) Casinos Christmas Party Cocktail Party / Drinks Reception Corporate Event Dinner Party Private Party Product Launch / Promotion Trade Show / Exhibitions

Additional Information

Insured for Public Liability
CRB Checked
Driving Licence

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