SQUEEZE FOR NEXT HARD ROCK PRESENTS ABSOLUTE RADIO SESSIONS
aaamusic | On 07, Oct 2010
Hard Rock International and Absolute Radio have today announced that legendary band Squeeze will be the next artists to grace the Hard Rock London stage as part of the regular ‘Hard Rock Presents Absolute Radio Sessions’ series of shows on 20 October 2010.
The newest and most able Squeeze line-up yet featuring original founding members Chris Difford and Glenn Tilbrook, alongside renowned lyricist Chris Difford, bassist John Bentley and keyboardist Steve Nieve will take to the infamous live music venue to show fans exactly why they’re still going strong, more than 35 years on.
After successful recent summer seasons since reforming in 2007 that saw the band play to rapturous reception at festival’s including V Festival, Oxegen, T in the Park and Latitude, the band continue to spread their infectious music to a new generation in their live dates. Famous followers including Mark Ronson, Kasabian, The Feeling and Razorlight have all adopted distinct elements of the band’s musical genius into their own, reflecting the ongoing appeal of the Squeeze sound.
The gig will be hosted by Absolute Radio DJ Lucio and tickets can only be won by tuning into Absolute Radio or loggiAggiungi un appuntamento per ogging onto www.absoluteradio.co.uk.
Listeners to the national radio station will be able to hear the session in full on Thursday 21st October in the Absolute Radio Hometime Show from 5pm – 8pm, plus the gig will be available to watch online together with an exclusive interview, on the Absolute Radio website www.absoluteradio.co.uk.
Squeeze’s contribution to music was marked in 2010 with the site of their first gig being awarded a prestigious PRS for music heritage plaque. This is the latest in a string of accolades afforded to the band, with notable achievements including an Ivor Novello for ‘Outstanding Contribution to British Music’ and the Nordoff Robbins ‘Icons’ Award.
Squeeze follow in the footsteps of Editors, Scouting For Girls and Amy Macdonald, all which have headlined previous ‘Hard Rock Presents Absolute Radio Sessions’ shows, which take place at the world famous Hard Rock Cafe in London’s Mayfair.
‘Hard Rock Presents Absolute Radio Sessions’ continue Hard Rock’s commitment to hosting live music events – within the last few years the likes of Aerosmith, Stevie Wonder, The Charlatans and Fun Lovin’ Criminals have all performed intimate shows at Hard Rock Cafe London – as well as amplify Absolute Radio’s commitment to delivering the best live music to its listeners.