News from 2008
20 October 2008
Frances' new album The Essential Frances Black has now gone to number 6 in the Irish album charts.
10 October 2008
Frances' new album The Essential Frances Black went to number 14 in the Irish album charts in the first week of its release.
3 October 2008
Welcome to Frances Black's new website. Besides changing the layout, we also have added some new features:
  • Audio player containing five full track by Frances. This includes two tracks that are currently only available on this site. The audio player can be access from frontpage or the audio section. It can also be opened in a separate window so you can keep listening to the tracks while browsing.
  • Added a video section to the website contains (links to) several video's of Frances.
  • Frances new album The Essential Frances Black is now available in the shop on this website.
  • Updated biography.
  • New menu system that should make navigating the site easier.
  • Added some new photographs to the slideshow on the front page.
30 September 2008
Frances will be on a radio tour next week and will be signing copies of her album at the following times and locations.

Monday 6th October 1 p.m.
Roxy Records
Douglas Court Shopping Centre
Cork
(after an interview on Cork 96 FM www.96fm.ie around 11.30)

Tuesday 7th October 1 p.m.
Roxy Records
The Square
Tralee, Co Kerry
(after an interview on Radio Kerry www.radiokerry.ie around 11.30)

Wednesday 8th October, 1 p.m.
Roxy Records
5 Gladstone Street
Clonmel
Co. Tipperary
(after an interview on Tipp FM www.tippfm.com around 11.30)

Thursday October 9th 1 p.m.
Heartbeat City
High Street,
Kilkenny
(after an interview on KCLR FM www.kclr96fm.com around 11.30)

Friday October 10th,  1 p.m.
Zhivago,
Shop Street
Galway
(after an interview on Galway Bay FM www.galwaybayfm.ie around 11.30)

Saturday October 11th, 3 p.m.
Dolphin Discs
Moore Street
Dublin 1

26 September 2008
Unfortunately, Emily will not be part of the Essential Frances Black album as there were too many songs for the second disc. However, the song can still be downloaded from this site for free.
11 September 2008
I am happy to announce that The Essential Frances Black Collection will be released on 3 October 2008 in Ireland. This 40-track album contains the best of all Frances' songs from all her past albums, including songs from the no longer available Don't Get Me Wrong album that was released on the Sony label. The album also contains the track Emily that has never been released before on any of the albums, but which has been available as a free digital download from Frances' website.
8 July 2008
I am happy to inform you that a new compilation album of Frances will be released in September, titled The Essential Frances Black Collection. With this new album, Frances will also tour through Ireland to perform at 14 concerts. For a list of all these concerts see the concert page.