Ex- members of the legendary indie rock band Hurricane #1, Carlo & Lucas Mariani
have started FREESPIRITS out of their burning passion for music, wanting to shake
things up in their local scene and bring rock and roll back to the forefront.
They make their own blend of Britpop and Grunge with the right dose of catchy
melodies, fuzzy riffs and groovy beats. They play every single show like it’s their last
Influenced by the likes of Oasis, The Verve, Nirvana, Foo Fighters and Led Zeppelin
and many others.
Bands that, like FREESPIRITS, make music from the heart with no labels and no
The band came about in 2012 when the 2 brothers left Brazil and moved to
Basingstoke, England following the steps of the British artists they grew up listening to.
They have now relocated to Coventry and are regularly gigging in the West Midlands
Soon enough they started playing shows around the South of England, gigging in high
profile venues as The Garage in London, festivals like Glastonbury and competitions
such as Live & Unsigned.
They also toured in Germany, Italy, USA and Japan creating a loyal fan base across the
globe and developing a reputation as one of the most hard-working rock and roll bands
Since then they’ve supported big acts like Ride, Echo & The Bunnymen, Ash, Shed 7,
Bluetones, Carl Barat and the Jackals and many more…
Their music has been played on several radios including Virgin Radio UK and BBC
They’ve played festivals like Great Escape, Sound City, Bingley Live (Main Stage),
Guilfest, Basingstoke Live (Main Stage), Worcester and Eastleigh Festival.
The group released their debut single “Straight to the Top” as a free download to great
The track is also available on “Basingstoke Volume 2”, a 4 CD compilation released in
2012 by local record label 100% Records, showcasing the best music available in the
They followed with their 1st EP “Songs of Hope & Freedom” which received a very
positive response from fans, media and critics including Alan McGee, BBC
Introducing DJ Linda Serck and blog reviews from the likes of Startrip Magazine
(Japan) and many more.
The band put out a 2nd EP “Eternal Escapade” in early 2014.
In late 2014, they released their debut LP “Electric Magic” to great acclaim followed by
a UK tour.
In 2015, the band took a short break as Carlo & Lucas joined the Britpop legend
Hurricane #1 on their comeback tour and recorded 2 albums to great acclaim by both
fans and critics.
Now they’re back in the studio currently recording their 2nd LP which is set to be
released in mid 2018. Their newest single “Superstar” has been released in January
2018 and has been featured on many radios such as Gigride Radio, Radio Britannica
(Italy) and Spotify playlists.
FREESPIRITS have got the right tunes, the confident attitude and are ready to take
over the music scene and bring back guitar music to the top of the charts!
YT: “Superstar” Music Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w_tS6sTMPH0