Culture Club & Alison Moyet UK Tour!

There is not a country in the world that doesn’t know the names of Boy George and Culture Club
Grammy Award winners Culture Club sold in excess of 100 million singles and over 50 million albums, and were one of the biggest pop bands of the 1980s. They achieved seven straight Top 10 hits in the UK, nine Top 10 singles in the USA and nine Top 20 singles in Australia. 


And now the original line-up have confirmed they are to play live dates across the UK in 2014 for the first time in over 15 years. Prior to these live dates Culture Club will be going into the studio to record new material, with producer Youth (Paul McCartney, The Verve, Embrace) for an album to be released early in 2015. 


Joining Culture Club on this tour will be very special guest Alison Moyet, well renowned musical icon, who has amassed sales of more than 20 million records both as a solo artist and half of influential duo Yazoo. 

The dates (all U.K.):

  • 12/01 – Glasgow – The SSE Hydro
  • 12/02 – Newcastle – Metro Radio Arena
  • 12/04 – Leeds – First Direct Arena
  • 12/05 – Manchester – Phones 4U Arena
  • 12/06 – Nottingham – Capital FM Arena
  • 12/08 – Liverpool – Echo Arena
  • 12/09 – London – The O2
  • 12/11 – Brighton – Brighton Centre
  • 12/12 – Birmingham – National Indoor Arena
  • 12/14 – Cardiff – Motorpoint Arena
  • 12/15 – Bournemouth – Bournemouth International Centre

Alison Moyet UK Tour…. & Aussie???

UPDATED: For all my Aussie readers, I did ask Alison whether she was adding our great country to her list and here is what she said... 🙂


 

Alison Moyet, former member of Yazoo (Yaz), will tour the U.K. in support of her new album, the minutes, out May 6 on Cooking Vinyl Records according to Music News.com. Moyet has achieved sales of more than 20 million, both as a solo artist and half of duo Yazoo. the minutes is to be preceded by the single When I Was Your Girl on April 1.

Her first album since 2007, the minutes was written with and produced by Guy Sigsworth, known for his work with Frou Frou, Robyn, Bjork, Goldie and Madonna. It finds Alison’s voice strong and seductive on a collection of exceptional songs. Experimental, captivating and entirely cohesive, this is beauty with an edge.

Alison will be touring from September 30th and throughout October. This tour places the minutes center stage and will focus on the significant electronic material in her back catalog.  Tickets will go on-sale at 10 A.M. on March 8.

Nile Rodgers Headlines Montreux Jazz Festival!

Super Producer Kings Nile Rodgers and Mark Ronson will present the All Night Dance Party Freak Out Montreux on Friday July 13. 
The festival to host some of the biggest names in the music industry… Alison Moyet, Tavares, Taylor Dayne, Ultra Nate, Mark Ronson and the biggest one of them all Nile Rodgers & Chic! One show you can’t miss!
For those new to theaussieword.com, catch the great Nile Rodgers together with Chic in a very special March Melbourne show this year. A complete picture, video special you must see! theaussieword.com Exclusive: Nile Rodgers & Chic Rock Melbourne!