Texas celebrate their 25th Anniversary in style with the release of their latest album ‘Texas 25’ which celebrates the very best of the multi-million selling (over 30 million album sales so far), multi-platinum, Ivor Novello Award winning band. The album is scheduled for release Feb 16th 2015 in the UK and Feb 20th 2015 in Australia and can be pre-ordered here.
‘Texas 25’ contains four brand new songs and highlights from the bands greatest hits completely re-recorded and re-worked for 2015 with acclaimed NYC soul outfit Truth & Soul (Amy Winehouse, Adele). Recorded in the Queens studio of Truth & Soul and mixed at The Black Key’s Dan Auerbach’s Nashville studios, working on ‘Texas 25’ was a chance for Texas frontwoman Sharleen Spiteri and band mate Johnny McElhone to hear Black Eyed Boy, Halo, I Don’t Want a Lover, Say What You Want, Summer Son, The Conversation with new ears. ‘It’s almost like we’ve got who we are, 25 years later,’ says Sharleen.
In 2015, Texas will present the findings of their 25 years in pop in a new, intimate arrangement, ‘An Evening With…’ in which Sharleen will talk through her amazing career and the band will play as a four piece skiffle ensemble as punctuation points.
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‘AN EVENING WITH TEXAS’
Texas tickets are available here.
SATURDAY 18 – BRIGHTON DOME
SUNDAY 19 – BIRMINGHAM SYMPHONY HALL
MONDAY 20 – SALFORD THE LOWRY
WEDNESDAY 22 – GLASGOW ROYAL CONCERT HALL
FRIDAY 24 – DUNFERMLINE ALHAMBRA
SATURDAY 25 – EDINBURGH QUEENS HALL
MONDAY 27 – GATESHEAD THE SAGE
TUESDAY 28 – HULL CITY HALL
WEDNESDAY 29 – NOTTINGHAM ROYAL CONCERT HALL
FRIDAY 1 – BATH FORUM
SATURDAY 2 – LONDON PALLADIUM
SUNDAY 3 – MARGATE WINTER GARDENS
TUESDAY 5 – CARDIFF ST DAVIDS HALL
WEDNESDAY 6 – READING HEXAGON
TEXAS 25 Tracklisting:
THE TRUTH & SOUL SESSIONS
Start A Family
Black Eyed Boy
Say What You Want
When We Are Together
Are You Ready
I Don’t Want A Lover