About Francis Soto
FRANCIS SOTO is back - with a band that carries his name and armed with a new project – a German-Swedish cooperation. FRANCIS earned his first credits as a singer with ARMIN SABOL (responsible for the PETER SCHILLING-hit ..Major Tom..) in the early 90s, later he was able to celebrate international success with SUBWAY and WICKED SENSATION (on tour with KANSAS, ASIA, AXXIS etc.). Lining up with FRANCIS SOTO there are MARKUS METZGER (keyboards and programming), MATHIAS HOLM from Sweden (guitars), CONNY PAYNE from Sweden (bass) and AXEL WINKLER (drums), who’re collectively developing the music-concept. The objective of the album is to represent nearly all styles of rock (from traditional hardrock to modern rock, from gothic to pop-rock) and to prove, that they all have the same roots in common – i.e. the rhythm and blues from the beginning of the last century. Musically there are no frontiers, consequently there is no suitable classification for his music - there is everything: from pushing, aggressive guitar-riffs to mainstream-harmonies and electronic beats. All this is dominated by the voice of FRANCIS SOTO, who provides the songs with definitely catchy vocal-lines. Some titles are nearly finished, some others yet in a raw studio outfit. At the beginning of 2010 the work shall be released.