The Fakeband...
A real deal
Smiling guys Smiling guys

From the cold and beautiful Getxo, in northern Spain's Basque Country, come The Fakeband with the sunniest and warmest Californian sounds.

"Don't save my life & Everything but love" (from "Too Late, Too Bad" 2011)

The Fakeband are nothing but a real band, a refreshing revival for the 60's and 70's American Rock nostalgic lovers, a cool wave that takes you from the classic Bob Dylan, The Band, The Byrds, Gram Parsons or Buffalo Springfield to the more modern The Jayhawks or Wilco.

Relatively new in the Spanish music scene as The Fakeband, though with plenty of musical background from other bands, they released their first cd "Too Late, Too Bad" in 2011. These five versatile musicians have surprised the audiences with their stunning guitar melodies, beautifully decorated with the perfect harmony of four voices that, at times, will remind you of those from the Eagles or the Beach Boys. Pure Californian folk rock from the north of Spain.

These guys have wisely applied their experience to perform crystalline rock and retro melodies, full of personality and astonishing freshness. Their songs take you in a trip from Melodic Folk and Southern Rock through to a wide variety of styles such as the British Pop-Rock of The Beatles or The Kinks and even the New Wave of Costello or Joe Jackson.

The Fakeband are:
Xomin Guzmán – Guitar, voice, harmonica, key board
Pit Idoyaga – Guitar, chorus
Alfredo Niharra - Guitar, chorus
Juan Uribe - Bass, chorus
Iñigo Gil - Drums

By Cari, la chica ye-yé


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