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Say What You Want hitmakers Texas are celebrating their 25th anniversary year with new studio album The Conversation, a full UK tour and the next Real Radio Intimate Concert.

And we have 20 tickets to be won to the Sheffield Winter Garden invite-only event on Thursday, December 5, writes Graham Walker.

Texas singer Sharleen Spiteri

Texas singer Sharleen Spiteri

VIDEO: Press the play b utton to watch the music video to title single from latest and eighth album, The Conversation.

The Sharleen Spiteri-fronted band, at Sheffield City Hall on Tuesday, Nov 26, 2013, have sold over 30 million albums, with hits including I Don’t Want A Lover and Say What You Want.

The new album, their first in eight years, was part recorded at Richard Hawley’s Sheffield studio.

Tracks were written and produced by singer/guitarist Spiteri and bassist Johnny McElhone, featuring collaborations with singer-songwriter Hawley and Bernard Butler.

Texas singer Sharleen Spiteri

Texas singer Sharleen Spiteri

Entry to The Star backed Real Radio Intimate Concert, in association with Sheffield City Council and the Mercure St.Paul’s Hotel, is for VIP guests and competition winners only.

There’ll be support from Lydia Bayliss and guests will get a welcome drink on arrival, thanks to Global Brands.

You can also win tickets by listening to Real Radio and visiting their web site at


Intimate: Real Radio's next intimate performance will be Texas at Sheffield Winter Garden, Thursday, December 5.

Intimate: Real Radio's next intimate performance will be Texas at Sheffield Winter Garden, Thursday, December 5.

For a chance to win a pair of the 10 tickets we’ve got to give away to this Real Radio Intimate Concert on December 5, enter our free draw by post or Twitter.

Post your details to Texas Comp, StarCompT, Graham Walker, The Star, Sheffield S1 1PU. Or follow Graham Walker on Twitter @GW1962 and tweet him with #StarCompT. Deadline is Wednesday, November 27, 2013, 10am. Usual SNL rules and data terms, below.

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