Armed with their seemingly inexhaustible back catalogue of hits, memorable riffs and sing along anthems, Stereophonics made another confident return to home soil last night on the latest stage if their 2018 tour. Just three months after their last stop at the Principality Stadium and fresh from another sell-out show at Wrexham Racecourse Ground last week, the Cwmaman hit-makers delighted crowds at Cardiff City Stadium with a rich set list of classic anthems. The valleys boys kicked off proceedings with the crowd-pleasing C’est La Vie, before making their way through hit after hit in front of the sell-out stadium crowd. But it wasn't long before the band had the capacity stadium stands rocking to A Thousand Trees, Have a Nice Day and Dakota. This tour comes on the eve of the 20th anniversary of the release of their debut album Word Gets Around - and the 'Phonics still exude the kind of stadium rock strut and confidence you can't help but feel would be difficult to get away with … [Read more...] about ‘Phonics fans treated to blast of nostalgia 20 years on from debut album release
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CRAIG David first broke onto the scene in 1999 as a fresh-faced teenager. Since then he has produced some mega-hits and is having a career renaissance right now with the unbelievable TS5. Here's everything you need to know about the star... How old is Craig David? Craig Ashley David was born on May 5, 1981, making him 36 years old. Craig was born in Southampton and was raised by his mother Tina after his parents separated when he was eight. He first found fame featuring on the Artful Dodger smash Re-Rewind (The Crowd Say Bo Selecta) in 1999, which paved the way for his solo career. What are Craig David's hit songs? Craig released his debut solo single, Fill Me In, in 2000 and it quickly hit number one in the charts. He followed it up with another smash hit number one single, 7 Days, as well as Walking Away, which reached number three. All three tracks are from his debut album, Born To Do It, which also topped the charts. His second album, Slicker Than Your Average, reached number four … [Read more...] about How old is Craig David, what is his net worth, what are the lyrics to 7 Days and what’s his latest album The Time Is Now?
0 Have your say James Bay is back with a new album - and a North East tour date. The singer has announced that his new album, Electric Light, will be released on May 18, with new song Pink Lemonade out now.His much-anticipated second album is the follow up to his internationally acclaimed, multi-million selling debut, Chaos & The Calm, which was released in 2015.Speaking about the new album, he said: “If I had to describe my first album visually it would probably be a flame - while this new album is about a real sonic and artistic evolution for me. The feeling of a 100 watt bulb expanding and brightening is what I envisioned. Electric Light came to my mind and I knew it was perfect.”To coincide with the release, he’s announced a string of UK dates which will see him play Newcastle’s O2 Academy on June 5.It will be a return to the region for Bay who is a supporter of Sunderland’s Pop Recs culture hub and took a break from his hectic touring … [Read more...] about James Bay announces North East tour date to mark new album release
PUBLISHED: 17:01 07 March 2018 | UPDATED: 18:10 07 March 2018 Georgia Barrow James Bay announces album release date and additional UK tour dates. Picture: Sarah Piantadosi Archant Hitchin singer James Bay has today announced when he will release his much-anticipated second album, Electric Light. James Bay's second album will be released in May, and is available to pre-order now. Picture: Sarah Piantadosi The follow-up to his multi-million-selling debut album Chaos & The Calm – which landed him BRIT and Ivor awards, and three Grammy nominations – is set to be released on Friday, May 18. James, who is aspiring to push his own musical boundaries with Electric Light, said: “If I had to describe my first album visually it would probably be a flame – while this new album is about a real sonic and artistic evolution for me. “The feeling of a 100 watt bulb expanding and brightening is what I envisioned. Electric Light came to my mind and I knew it … [Read more...] about Hitchin’s James Bay announces new album release and UK tour dates
Don Broco got their UK tour off to a flying start on Thursday night with a triumphant hometown gig on the eve of the release of their third album. Playing to a packed Corn Exchange in Bedford, the band tore through some of their biggest hits as well as teasing fans with tracks from Technology, which is officially released today. The band’s formula of heavy riffs and anthemic choruses intersected with keys and funk infused basslines have propelled them onto the covers of national magazines and some of the biggest stages in the county. However, despite have previously gigged at Esquires in the town, it was their first time - as Don Broco at least - playing in front of so many fans at home. Along for the ride were Northampton’s Future Love and London rock trio Press To Meco. Future Love, who are due to head into the studio to record a new EP imminently, rattled through a set of excellent moody alternative rock, while PTM followed with set of far heavier riffs – … [Read more...] about Don Broco celebrate Technology release with hometown gig in Bedford