Frankie And The Heartstrings inspired by David Lynch on debut album

Band take NME through 'Hunger'

Frankie And The Heartstrings say they took inspiration from David Lynch when they were recording their debut album ‘Hunger’.

The band release the album on February 21, and have given NME a track-by-track preview. Head to NME.COM/blogs to read it.

Speaking about the album, guitarist Michael McKnight said of the intro: “It’s a parody of David Lynch‘s Twin Peaks. We’re huge fans of the TV series and wanted the record to open with the same atmosphere.”

McKnight also cited The Cramps, Orange Juice and Josef K as key influences on the album.

Meanwhile, Frankie And The Heartstrings play a Shockwaves NME Awards Show at London’s Heaven on February 21.

To check the availability of Frankie And The Heartstrings tickets and get all the latest listings, go to NME.COM/TICKETS now, or call 0871 230 1094.

To read a full interview with the band pick up the new issue of NME, on UK newsstands from tomorrow (February 9) or available digitally.