Franc Cinelli

Franc Cinelli is a folk singer songwriter & producer. Born in Rome and raised in London, Franc’s distinct rootsy indie folk  joins together varied influences crossing both Eastern and Western folk music.  A troubadour at heart with a sentimental soul, Franc Cinelli is on a timeless journey of self-discovery and expression. 

"A rootsy, bluesy, folky confection"

R2 Mag

Latest album "Night Songs", available to listen here and purchase on bandcamp or webstore.  Also available on all download and streaming platforms.

"Folk Radio UK Artist & Album of the month"

"Husky, folksy, loose and laid back. Eastern blends with western."  Americana UK

"A soundtrack to red wine, cold evenings and dark windows, a great listen." Northern Sky

(PLEASE NOTE: "NIGHT SONGS" VINYLS ARE CURRENTLY SOLD OUT BUT WILL BE BACK IN STOCK END OF FEBRUARY. ORDER YOUR COPY NOW )

FREE ACOUSTIC EP

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Vinyls, CDs, Direct Downloads & Merch. 

Exclusive vinyls & cd bundles. 

All Vinyls are signed by Franc. 

Night Songs

Night Songs

The Marvel Age

The Marvel Age

I Have Not Yet Begun To Fight

I Have Not Yet Begun To Fight

MUSIC FOR PICTURES

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Soundtracks, music for films & adventures in sound.

 LATEST NEWS

Dec 23, 2020

Wishing you a peaceful Christmas time - as crazy and surreal as this one is - hope you are able to be near some of the ones you love. 
This is my all time favourite Christmas number, first interpreted by Judy Garland in the 1944 musical Meet Me In St Louis. I think it works beautifully with just an acoustic guitar - piano chords always translate so well in folk music, it sounds a bit jazzy and the song has that magic thing where it sounds both full of sorrow and joy. Here’s to the new year. Be safe stay well and wishing you a merry Christmas. Franc x

 

Nov 27, 2020

Pleased to share another new song with you today. Winter's Fall is the third track and final track I recorded with Dr. Bone (who produced amongst many also my hero John Martyn) at his beautiful Washoose Studio up in South Lanarkshire, Scotland at the end of August.

 

Like the first two tracks (Here In My Heart & Let My Love) this one was written during the first lockdown and was written just as an instinctive reaction to all the craziness. This will pass sisters and brothers! Stay safe and thank you for listening. ​

Listen / Watch on all platforms here.

 

Nov  6,  2020

Looking forward to starting another run of Saturday night online shows from my facebook page. I'll be playing from 6pm (UK time) on Saturdays, starting tomorrow November 7th. 

You dont need to have your own facebook page to watch the show. Just visit my page and you'll be grand.

See you then friends, thank you for listening.

x

 

Oct 23,  2020

I'm pleased to share with you a brand new song "Let My Love". 

This is the second track I recorded up at Washoose Studio in Scotland at the end of the summer. 

Love is courage, love is strength. Thanks for listening xx 

Watch the video here:

Listen/download on all platforms here

 

Oct 23, 2020

Today I'm also releasing a second song "Home", from a project called London Stories.

 

London Stories is a new collection of songs I started writing during lock down earlier this year. It's very far from anything I've written before - instrumental piano songs; Mercurial soundtracks from the urban landscape. I'm excited to share this first song, there will be an album out soon. 

Watch the video for "Home" here.

Listen/download on all platforms here.

Listen to more London Stories tracks :

http://www.songcirclerecords.com