Music, style and pop culture icons Blondie will be heading back to the UK for a very special one off show at Sheffield O2 Academy on June 29.
Blondie have sold more than 40 million albums globally and repeatedly reaching the top of the charts over the course of four decades with such hits as “One Way Or Another,” “Heart Of Glass,” “Rapture” and “Maria.”
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees (2006) Blondie emerged from late ‘70s new wave punk scene in New York City.
They wrote great rock hooks and brilliant, ironic lyrics. Blondie have continued to be a powerhouse live act, attracting audiences literally around the world, becoming the most successful band to reunite from the class of ’77. Blondie where recently awarded the Godlike Genius accolade at this year’s NME awards.
This new date sees Blondie hitting the road following the release of their new two-disc package of music. Blondie 4(0) Ever which includes a greatest hits album and a brand new album ‘On Ghosts Of Download’, set for May 2014.
For Blondie it is not merely looking back but continuing to move forward. With a Deluxe Redux: Greatest Hits sees the band saluting its storied past by reprising eleven of its biggest songs in a set of new studio recordings that sound just as impeccable, fresh and fun as the first time we heard them. On Ghosts Of Download, the group brings their journey right up to date with 12 incredible brand-new tracks.
Blondie will perform months of concerts around the world in support of Blondie 4(0) Ever and will making a festival appearance at Glastonbury before headlining a special one off show in Sheffield this June.
Tickets are £37.50 and go onsale Friday 25 April at 9:00am www.gigsandtours.com