Location: Cardiff, Wales
Main Genre: Folk
Band Page created: Feb 4, 2012
Last Updated: Feb 4, 2012
Adam D. Franklin - half of everything
Tom Williams - the other half
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• "Critical List - The Independent, "Album Of The Week" - Daily Mirror, ***1/2 - Rolling Stone, "Timeless Classic" - Music Week, "The best thing to come out of Wales since the M4" - Hit Sheet
• Stephen Fry proclaims Toy Horses his "new favourite indie band" to his 3.3m followers on Twitter
• Western Mail/Media Wales (Wales' national newspaper and media outlet) award 'Toy Horses', "Top Welsh Album Of 2011"
About The Band
Adam D. Franklin & Tom Williams
Toy Horses Bio:
• Early demos became a word-of-mouth and internet viral success in 2010, culminating in national (BBC Radio 1, BBC Radio 2, BBC Wales, BBC 6music etc) and international radio play and sessions.
• Picked as a live highlight of the SXSW Festival by Nic Harcourt (KCRW, Music Editor LA Times) and Steve Lamacq (BBC Radio 2, BBC 6music)
• Début album 'Toy Horses' (2011) was recorded in Nashville, TN and produced by Ken Coomer (Wilco). The album also features members of Counting Crows, Wilco and Taylor Swift's band.
• 'Toy Horses' was among the early favourites for the 2011 Mercury Prize