On the eve of the release of their third album ‘Decency’ on July 10th, Sunderland’s Frankie & The Heartstrings are pleased to announce a run of live dates in October, plus several festival appearances at the tail end of the summer. See the full list below.

The band are also proprietors of Pop Recs Ltd, the home city record store / community space they opened in 2013, and are currently on the look out for new premises following the sale of their previous outlet. For the time being, the shop will be a pop-up store, located above Scout Vintage, Olive Street in Sunderland, which will also host their album launch party on 11th July.

Frankie & The Heartstrings will undertake a whistle stop tour of various independent record stores in support of the album from Friday, along with two headline dates in Newcastle and London...

10 - NEWCASTLE The Cluny
11 - SUNDERLAND Pop Recs Ltd in-store @ 11.00am
11 - NEWCASTLE Reflex Records in-store @15.00pm
11 - SUNDERLAND Sunniside Festival
12 - NOTTINGHAM Rough Trade in-store @ 17.00pm
14 - LONDON Oslo
15 - BRISTOL Rise Records in-store @ 19.30pm
16 - KINGSTON Banquet Records in-store @ 18.00pm
16 - KINGSTON New Slang

08 - COALVILLE Strawberry Field Festival

05 - BERWICK Lindisfarne Festival
18 – SUNDERLAND City Of Culture Launch
19 - HARTLEPOOL We Are Family Festival

02. HULL Adelphi (Tickets)
04 - YORK Duchess (Tickets)
05 - LINCOLN SU (Tickets)
06 - NORWICH Arts Centre (Tickets)
08 - CAMBRIDGE Portland Arms (Tickets)
09 - BIRMINGHAM Sunflower Inn (Tickets)
10 - LONDON Hackney Festival

‘Decency’ is released through Pop Sex / Wichita Recordings and available on gatefold vinyl, CD and digitally. The Line Of Best Fit are streaming the album ahead of its release now: http://www.thelineofbestfit.com/news/latest-news/frankie-and-the-heartstrings-stream-new-album-decency-on-best-fit-premiere

The album is available to pre-order here and includes a signed screenprint with the CD and gatefold 180g clear vinyl and instant grat tracks ‘Think Yourself Lucky’ and ‘Save It For Tonight’.