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“The hubris of calling themselves Famous Blue Raincoat is definitely justified ..I don’t know about Cohen for me there is an essence of Lou Reed in that track Chapel Street..”” - John Lampe Tempo The Pulse Radio

The Pulse (94.7FM The Pulse) -1:10 to 1:20

“(Brick By Brick) -That's good! Saxophones sound like Bowie 'plastic soul' era" ” - Martin Phillips (The Chills)

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FRAZZ album click on cover below to play

FRAZZ -NEW Album by Wayne Gillespie & Famous Blue Raincoat (with Rob Grosser)

The album written, performed and produced by Wayne Gillespie (Guitar/Vocals) and Rob Grosser (Drums/Percussion/Mixing) is enhanced with the help of a few friends such as  sax player Ric Robertson (dig/eon/Baecastuff), American guitarist now New Zealander Nigel Gavin, who’d played in Robert Fripp’s League Of Crafty Guitarists,  bass player Goby Catt, now living in Vancouver, Canada. Other guests include; Brendan Power on harmonica now one UK musical treasures (having played with Van Morrison and Sting), Sydney vocalists Evelyn Duprai, Claire Nabke-Hatton and Narcs Bassman  Tony Waine.
All Cover Paintings by Geoffrey Stapleton


Bananas#2 -Single Click on Cover below for links:

Bananas#2 -Single Official Video 2023