NewinTown: A Genuine Freakshow

A Genuine Freakshowis a lovely seven-piece from Reading, who blends in baroque pop, indie rock and lots of energy. The band is currently finishing touring around the UK (as you can see in the website). For the ones who haven’t done it yet, go and read the review of their single here.

Introduce the band to somebody who’s never heard of you. 

Hello, we’re A Genuine Freakshow, a 7-piece band from Reading, UK. We write rock songs then mash them together with a string section and a trumpet.

Three words to describe your sound:

Sweeping, Jangly, Thunderous.

Artists who influenced your music:

Tom Waits, The Beach Boys, Pulp, Mono

What are you up to at the moment:

We’re currently writing songs for our second album and trying a few of them out at a handful of live shows.

Where else we can find you on the Net:

Herein lies the golden fountain of AGF knowledge –

Tell us something nobody knows yet, tell us something exclusive:

We discovered on Saturday that our bassist can eat an entire chicken, on his own, in under an hour.


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