The Christians team up with Hue & Cry for an unforgettable 2 part gig.
The Christians, the outstanding, soul influenced group who had hits in the late 80’s and 90’s including ‘Forgotten Town’, ‘Harvest For The World’, ‘Born Again’, ‘Ideal World’, and ‘Hooverville’, are teaming up with Hue & Cry for an unforgettable 2 part gig. Brothers Patrick and Gregory Kane formed Hue and Cry in 1983, the duo made a huge impact in the late 80s with the albums ‘Seduced and Abandoned’ and ‘Remote’ as well as the massive hit singles such as ‘Labour of Love.’
Garry Christian (born 27 February 1965, Liverpool) (lead vocals), Roger Christian (born 13 February 1950; died 8 March 1998 from brain tumour) (vocals, instrumentalist), Russell Christian (born 8 July 1956) (keyboards, saxophone, vocals), and Henry Priestman (born Henry Christian Priestman, 21 June 1955, in Kingston upon Hull, brought up in Liverpool formed the band in 1985. Paul Barlow (drums), Mike Bulger (guitar/vocals) and Tony Jones on bass were also early members. Their music is a mix of soul, sophisti-pop, and A capella.
HUE & CRY
Their first single “Here Comes Everybody” was released on a small Glasgow-based independent label, Stampede, in 1986. While not a hit, it attracted the interest of Virgin Records’ subsidiary Circa who signed the duo in 1986. Their debut single for Circa was “I Refuse”. Their second single and biggest hit was “Labour of Love” from the debut album Seduced and Abandoned. Other hits included “Looking for Linda” and “Violently (Your Words Hit Me)” – both from their second album Remote. Hue & Cry find their sound in a sultry mix of pop and Blue-eyed soul.
This event will be a sure-fire delight for any fans of either group, and anyone with an interest in soulful pop music.
Please note: For Live Venue, the time stated (7pm) is the DOORS time.
Performed Sat 19 May
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