Holly Johnson has introduced two unique UK concert events celebrating 40 years since Frankie Goes to Hollywood launched their basic debut single, Chill out.
The dates observe Frankie Goes To Hollywood’s one-off particular reformation to open the 67th Eurovision Tune Contest in Liverpool on the weekend.
Holly Johnson’s headline stay reveals will happen on Saturday 21st October in his hometown at Liverpool Philharmonic Corridor and on Saturday 27th October on the London Palladium.
Chill out proved to be one of many decade’s most profitable and controversial singles, promoting in extra of two million copies within the UK alone rating it among the many 10 greatest promoting singles ever.
It re-entered the charts following the discharge of their second single Two Tribes additional cementing the band’s place in music historical past with two singles sitting at Nos 1 and a couple of.
Holly moved on to solo success with the discharge of Blast which additionally celebrates 35 years and produced hits reminiscent of Love Prepare, Americanos, Heavens Right here and Atomic Metropolis. Blast shall be launched on a special-coloured vinyl reissue this coming autumn.
These new dates shall be full of Frankie hits together with Chill out, Two Tribes, The Energy Of Love, Welcome to the Pleasuredome and tracks from Holly’s smash hit solo profession.
In regards to the reveals, Holly says: “I’ve been working for months on this autumn UK and European solo reveals to rejoice 35 years since Blast went to No.1 within the UK and 40 years since Chill out was launched. Impulsively with a Growth Bang A Bang the Eurovision Tune Contest requested Frankie to reform for a one-off unique efficiency at their Opening Ceremony, it’s all gone ballistic ever since we mentioned sure!
“I’m delighted to be enjoying my hometown gig on the Liverpool Philharmonic plus the London Palladium in October this yr. I’ll be performing all of the Frankie and solo hits so come and rejoice with me!”
Tickets are on sale Friday 12th Could at 10am by way of www.gigsandtours.com and www.ticketmaster.co.uk.
Saturday twenty first October 2023 – Liverpool Philharmonic Corridor
Friday twenty seventh October 2023 – London Palladium
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