The Fratel­lis 2018 Tour in Bei­jing Date: Venue:

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Oct 21 — 8 pm Tango Live, 3F, Bei­jing

The Fratel­lis are an al­ter­na­tive rock band from Glas­gow, Scot­land. The band con­sists of lead vo­cal­ist and gui­tarist Jon Fratelli (born John Lawler), bass gui­tarist Barry Fratelli, and drum­mer, back­ing vo­cal­ist, oc­ca­sional gui­tarist and banjo player Mince Fratelli (born Gor­don McRory). Dur­ing live shows, they are as­sisted by pi­anist/rhythm gui­tarist, Will Fos­ter. The group’s de­but al­bum Costello Mu­sic was re­leased on 26 Septem­ber 2006 and de­buted at a high No 2 on the UK Al­bum Charts and was also suc­cess­ful in the United States peak­ing at No 48 on the Bill­board 200. The al­bum con­tained 2 UK Top 10 sin­gles “Chelsea Dag­ger” and “Whis­tle for the Choir”. It also con­tained 2 UK Top 40 hits “Hen­ri­etta” and “Baby Fratelli”. It pro­duced other sin­gles such as “Flat­head” that made No 67 on the UK Sin­gles Charts and No 73 on the Bill­board Hot 100 which be­came a hit af­ter fea­tur­ing in an iPod com­mer­cial. The song “Chelsea Dag­ger” was adopted by the Chicago Black­hawks as their goal-scor­ing an­them in the 2008-2009 sea­son and was their theme song in their 2009-2010 cham­pi­onship sea­son when they won the Stan­ley Cup. The band’s sec­ond al­bum Here We Stand was re­leased on 9 June 2008 and peaked at No 5 on the UK Al­bum Charts and No 80 on the Bill­board 200. The al­bum yielded 1 UK Top 40 song “Mistress Ma­bel” and an­other UK Top 100 sin­gle “Look Out Sun­shine!” and con­tained a third sin­gle, “A Heady Tale” which failed to chart.

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