Go West to see Hue & Cry and The Christians in St Albans
PUBLISHED: 12:07 04 August 2013 | UPDATED: 12:08 04 August 2013
THREE hugely successful 80s bands will be performing on the same bill at the Alban Arena in St Albans later this year.
WANT some 80s nostalgia? Three hugely successful bands from the era will be performing on the same bill in St Albans later this year.
From the sophisti-pop soundings of Go West and Hue & Cry to the powerful soulful emotions of The Christians, this winter sees the three critically acclaimed groups join forces for a one-off UK tour.
With millions of albums sales and iconic hits such as We Close Our Eyes, Call Me, The King Of Wishful Thinking, Labour Of Love, Looking For Linda, Violently, Ideal World, Forgotten Town and Harvest For The World, this authentic 80s triple header comes to the Alban Arena in October.
Celebrating more than 25 years together, Go West had their first hit, We Close Our Eyes, in 1985 and they won a BRIT Award for ‘Best Newcomer’ the following year.
The 90s started with The King Of Wishful Thinking featuring on the hugely successful Pretty Woman soundtrack album and this was then followed by USA hits Faithful and What You Won’t Do For Love.
Hue & Cry burst onto the UK music scene in the late 1980s with hit singles such as Labour of Love, Violently, and Looking for Linda.
They will be performing an acoustic set as part of the St Albans show.
Merseyside stars The Christians were prime movers in the soul scene that emerged out of England’s North West at the end of the 80s.
Along with other iconic bands, they brought a distinctive soul edge to the charts at the end of that heady decade.
Now The Christians are back – with frontman Garry Christian still sporting the Raybans. Expect to hear Harvest For The World, Born Again, Hooverville, Forgotten Town and, of course, the massive Ideal World.
Turn back the clock at the Arena on Friday, October 25. The show starts at 7.30pm. Call the box office on 01727 844488.
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