January 12th, 2023 8pm Stage 1
ALEX FRANCIS HAS TOURED ALONGSIDE THE LIKES OF STEREOPHONICS, JAMES BAY, ALANIS MORRISETTE AND STING ALONG WITH AN OFFICIAL DUET WITH MELANIE C. STEADILY ESTABLISHING HIMSELF AS AN EMERGING ARTIST IN THE UK, EUROPE AND BEYOND, ALEX’S MUSIC BREAKS THE BOUNDARIES BETWEEN CONTEMPORARY POP AND CLASSIC SOUL AND HAS BEEN CHAMPIONED BY BBC RADIO 2 AND BBC INTRODUCING AS WELL AS ON NATIONAL EUROPEAN FM RADIO. TO DATE HE HAS AMASSED OVER 20 MILLION STREAMS ON SPOTIFY AND HIS LIVE EXPERIENCE ALSO INCLUDES SHOWCASES AT SXSW FESTIVAL IN AUSTIN, TX, LIVERPOOL SOUND CITY AND MADCOOL FESTIVAL IN MADRID.
Incredible voice and a wonderful songwriter” Charlie Ashcroft, Amazing Radio
“Quietly Inspirational” CLASH
"If I Can't Have You is a beautifully orchestrated heartbreaker so many of us can relate to, and the star in the middle is Francis' imposing, soul stirring voice." TURN UP THE VOLUME
“One of Alex’s most exuberant, groovy and soulful efforts yet” BACKSEAT MAFIA
“The perfect intersect between grit and polish, “If I Can’t Have You” captures the timeless roots rock spirit of Muscle Shoals in it’s feel good groove” BELWOOD MUSIC
“If you are happy, this song will only aid your delight, if you are sad - it is sure to drag you from the depths and breath life into your soul” THE SOUND SNIFFER