If you have been following this blog as of late, you might have noticed we have been mired in the “Missing Sunglass Saga” where bass man Joey Miece has kyped lead singer, Harry Blessing, shades. Harry has definitely dug himself into a hole, if only he would turn around and lift his greasy bangs, he would find his best friend and roommate has them on his shaggy head. His black cat is desperately trying to pull him back from the brink, but to no avail. Harry only buries himself further with a pathetic attempt at suicide. Will Joey come clean and rescue his friend from this sad display and reveal it was all just a silly joke, or will he let Harry writhe in pain for the rest of his life?
The Foshays current events.
TheFoshays.com can officially confirm that The Foshays first 4 song EP will be out fall 2018! The release will contain remastered versions of their first two singles, “Til it’s Gone” and “All the Leaves,” plus two more tracks from the Not So Now sessions, “Get Me to Normal” and “Wuts Wrong With You.” Also included, a 12 page comic book chronicling the bands first show in Minneapolis. When asked about this new venture, the band’s response was quick, “It’s about time the world felt the power of comics and rock n roll, in an easy consumable product!” Shouts defacto band leader Franky Foshay. “I’m sorry I’m so excited! I’ve been up all night mixing the new album! and drank a pot of coffee! and ate a whole box of Little Debbie’s! A WHOLE BOX!!!” Bad boy bummer drummer and brother Freddy Foshay is a little more casual, “It’s ok, comics are cool I guess. I’m glad it’ll be out by Christmas.” Front man Harry Blessing and bass man Joey Miece keep the faith “This has been an amazing process, We’re so excited for the fans to see all our hard work, because with out them we would be here.” gushes Blessing. Miece chimes in “Yeah totally! I wasn’t sure at first because nobody told me about it until last week, but now that I know about it, I think it’s pretty sweet!” Follow this space for more info on The Foshays first EP in the coming months!
The Foshays have been busy developing their first long form comic that will be included in an upcoming vinyl release(more details on that later.) The work is almost done and the boys couldn’t be happier with the results, “I always knew our band would be a perfect subject for a toss off promo like this.” states sarcastic drummer Freddy Foshay. Bassman Joey Miece chimes in “It’s cool to see our lives come to life on the page! I had no idea somebody was drawing us… How’d they do that???” Joey might be confused about the process, but guitarist and songwriter Franky Foshay has a more focused view “Once people read about the highs and lows of being in a Minneapolis garage band, we’ll get the respect we deserve!” Frontman Harry Blessing rounds out the group, “We’ve really worked hard on this, and it’ll all be worth it when the fans can see it and enjoy it as much as we enjoyed making it for them!” OK you can stop gushing Harry, we get it. We think the fans will love it too.
Below is a preview of the boys first long form comic “Gig Hex”
Every band wants to feel successful, hence the desire for the “Band Meeting.” Franky Foshay being the leader type is first to throw his two cents worth. I sure hope the other Foshays are listening, because I surely am not.
The Foshays are currently working on a new project to promote their next single “Get Me to Normal.” We can’t reveal much at this date, but we can tell you the project will include the boys in their first long-form comic. “We’re excited to show our fans we can keep their attention for more than one panel!” lead singer Harry Blessing exclaims. “Yeah we’re more than a bunch of bad insults and vague one-liners!” Joey Miece, the bass man, chimes in. “We believe our next single is gonna be the best so far and we want to give people a reason to hear it.” explains Franky Foshay. Brother and, bummer drummer, Freddy Foshay makes the final pitch, “I’m real confidant people will see the real Foshays being real in this real-life drama about a real band doing real things! Really I am… Really!!!” Okay Freddy don’t shout, we hear ya! More updates to come!
Lately it seems Freddy Foshay can’t keep his big fat mouth shut. You might have noticed him accosting his bandmates or kavetching about the latest online trend, but rest assured Freddy is no slouch! He’s got plans for world domination hiding under that spiked hair and devil shades. “I’m moving at the speed of business my friend, and The Foshays are my ride to the top!” Sure he might get dinged for being callous turd burglar from time to time, but as Freddy puts it “The squeaky wheel gets the grease and I’m the greasiest guy I know!” So try to be understanding when this greasy visionary is on the offensive, “It’s not my fault my lips are from the future, half the time I don’t even know what I’m saying!” Well, we’re listening Freddy, we’re listening…. zzzzzzzzzzz…..
Is Twitter making you bitter? Snap Chat biting you back? Facebook not worth a look? YouTube full of gooby-goob? If you’re feeling this way, Freddy Foshay says “You’re not trying hard enough! Get on that phone and check your stats, likes, news feeds, and post something NOW! Take a selfie while sitting in your car, ‘Looking Good!’ Find a cat ‘Oh my god, sooooooo cute!!!’ Your lunch is a good topic ‘That looks tasty, I’m jealous!’ Are you feeling political? ‘That elected official makes me sick!” See, without YOU, social media is just So-So media, and even though we’ve all seen it, and done it before, it’s worth a second look. The rhythms of life, thoughts, and experiences at our fingertips trapped behind glass forever.
Have you had the kind of week where expectations were high but resources were low? A lot of Uhhhh-pinions but no Uhhhh-deas? Not willing to accept the same old same old? Harry and Franky have the words to soothe yer soul. “But Hey! Not Today!” Use these words in good spirits to cast away the bad one and get something done today!
Check out the latest review from Electro Wow!
All the Leaves just got an awesome review from Dancing About Architecture. We love it.
Last time out The Foshays offered us a slice of Stax fuelled mutant punk-soul with ‘Til it’s Gone, this time the Minneapolis cartoon rock band revel in a 60’s psyche-pop stomp that feels less like the pastiche machinations of the lives of Jellyfish and Redd Kross and more like the genuine article. It is as if someone had recently unearthed long lost tapes from a studio who worked with bands who never quite got their break…. (read more click below)