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Weekly Edition - Published  17 January 2016


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An Evening With Howard Jones...' Are you going?

THE one and only Howard Jones is heading to Liverpool's Epstein, as part of his 2016 UK Tour, on Friday, 12 February 2016 and tickets are selling fast. An Evening With Howard Jones Solo (The Songs, The Piano and The Stories) will be one of 2016 top shows, not to be missed in Liverpool and more information can be found online on his official website, along with his Facebook and Twitter accounts.

If you did not already know... It was in 1983 that Howard Jones 1st burst upon the contemporary music scene with his very English song writing, pioneering synthesizers and thought provoking lyrics. He set out his manifesto in his very 1st single entitled:- 'New Song'. The lyrics called on the listener to challenge their preconceived ideas, to see both sides and 'throw off your mental chains'. New Song was recently used in a pivotal scene in 'Breaking Bad' where Aaron Paul's character Jessie Pinkman questions if he wants to:- 'play by the rules'. New Song peaked at number 3 in the UK singles charts. Along with 'New Song', The 1st 2 albums:- 'Humans Lib' and 'Dream into Action', brought Howard a host of hits including:- 'Things Can Only Get Better', 'What is Love?', 'Pearl In The Shell', 'Like to Get To know You Well', 'Hide And Seek' (performed at Live Aid), 'Look Mama' and not forgetting 'No One Is To Blame', which reached No.1 in the US.

If that was not to big an achievement for you, well, Howard has now sold over 8 million albums across the globe and is one of a select group of British artists who have comprehensively 'broken America'.

Howard Jones solo shows are an intimate trip through Howard's 30 year music career. Many of his best known songs were composed on his favourite instrument; the piano. Howard shares behind the scenes stories and reveals the inspiration behind the songs in these rare acoustic shows.

You can want and here 3 of his amazing numbers on YouTube now:-

'Like To Get To Know You Well' - LINK.

'What Is Love' LINK.

'New Song' - LINK.

Howard on the night will be supported by Elise Yuill, a Devonshire based singer songwriter fast establishing herself in the contemporary folk scene. Elise, following successful shows in 2015 at Glastonbury festival and venues across the South West of England, will be performing songs from her debut album due for release in 2016.   So what ever you do, do not miss your chance to hear him live, at the Epstein by book now at Gig Cartel's website or calling:- 0844 4780898.


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