24 years old. Chilean-northamerican. Singer, songwriter, composer, pianist, producer and writer. Independent musician, artist and entrepreneur. Founder of Fran Ltda, her own company from which she develops her projects and collaborates with producers, musicians, artists, directors, agencies, labels, etc.
Two albums released: “Muérdete la lengua” (Bite your tongue, Independent, 2007, songs in english and spanish, went Gold in Chile) and “Buen Soldado” (Good Soldier, Independent, 2011, produced by Mocky -Jamie Lidell, Feist- and Vicente Sanfuentes -Matías Aguayo, Amigos Invisbles).
She has been actively performing and promoting her music and projects throughout Latin America, the US and now Europe. In the last two years, she performed in various stages worldwide, including Austin City Limits 2011, LAMC 2011, MIDEM (2012) Shakira's Popfest (2011), Lolapalooza Chile (2011), Festival Soy Loko por ti Amerika (Brazil), Cannes Film Festival (2011), Homage to Chile in Pompeii (2010), Vive Latino Mexico 2010 and World Expo Shanghai 2010.
In 2011, she toured Brazil and the US and even performed onstage with U2 during their 260 tour performance in March in Santiago, as the only guest onstage that night to sing "One Tree Hill".
"One of Chile's newest hit makers... Ms Valenzuela sang her upbeat tunes about how love can go wrong and right, smiling her way toward woman's hardheaded preroatives". New York Times, USA - 2011
"She opened Lolapalooza Chile with an imposing show full of energy. With a strong assertive voice, Francisca is an excellent musician moving from keyboards to guitars with confidece. She enthused the audience with hit songs full of beautiful arrangements and sticky choruses." Rolling Stone Brazil - 2011
"A special guest joined the band to share vocals on One Tree Hill. 'We'd like to invite to the stange the very gifted, and very wonderful Francisca Valenzuela' said Bono. The young and talented Chilean singer-songwriter brought a beautiful new dimension to the song." U2.com - 2011
“Tthis piano led single (Quiero Verte Más) sparkles the second it starts and it is beautifully executed by Francisca´s soulful sensibilities, after all, she is the most glamorous artiste in Latin Pop". Club Fonograma- Mexico 2011