Francine (band)

Francine (band)

Infobox musical artist
Name = Francine

Img_capt = Francine live at T.T. the Bear's Place, December 2007.
Img_size = 250
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Background = group_or_band
Origin = Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Genre = Indie rock
Years_active = 1997–present
Label = Q Division
Associated_acts = Poundcake
URL = []
Current_members = Clayton Scoble
Steve Scully
Sean Connelly
Albert Gualtieri
Paul Simonoff

Past_members =

Francine is an indie rock band from Boston, Massachusetts.


Francine was founded by Clayton Scoble, who previously performed with Til Tuesday and Aimee Mann, and was a member of Poundcake. He assembled the group toward the end of 1997 and soon after self-released a few solo demo tapes. [ Francine] at] The newly formed band then released an EP and a full-length on Massachusetts indie label Q Division Records. A second album followed in 2003. The group received positive reviews [ [ Review of "Forty on a Fall Day"] , Allmusic.] [ [ Review of "28 Plastic Blue Versions of Endings Without You"] . Allmusic.] [ [ Episode 005] , Well Rounded Radio. Accessed December 6, 2007.] [ [ Cellars by Starlight] . "Boston Phoenix", June 1-8, 2000. Accessed November 6, 2007.] [ [ Cellars by Starlight] . "Boston Phoenix", October 12-19, 2000. Accessed November 6, 2007.] but did not tour nationally behind the album. In 2006, the group returned with a third full-length, entitled "Airshow". [ [ Review of "Airshow"] . Pop Matters. Accessed December 6, 2007.] [ [ Review of "Airshow"] . Stylus Magazine. Accessed December 6, 2007.] The Francine song "Albany Brownout" was featured on Fox network's series "The O.C." in January, on Episode 3.11, "The Safe Harbor."

Francine is currently working on an as-yet-untitled fourth album.

Francine has appeared on various tributes, including one to Kim Deal and one to the dBs.


*"Pop Warner" EP (Q Division Records, 2000)
*"Forty on a Fall Day" (Q Division, 2000)
*"28 Plastic Blue Versions of Endings Without You" (Q Division, 2003)
*"Airshow" (Q Division, 2006)


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