It was in 1983 that Howard Jones first burst upon the contemporary music scene with his very English song writing, pioneering synthesizers and thought provoking lyrics. He set out his manifesto in his very first single New Song. The lyrics called on the listener to challenge their preconceived ideas, to see both sides and ‘throw off your mental chains’. New Song was recently used in a pivotal scene in Breaking Bad where Aaron Paul’s character Jessie Pinkman questions if he wants to ‘play by the rules’. New Song peaked at number three in the UK singles charts.
Along with New Song, the first two albums, Humans Lib and Dream into Action, brought Howard a host of hits including Things Can Only Get Better, What is Love?, Pearl In The Shell, Like To Get To Know You Well, Hide And Seek (performed at Live Aid), Look Mama and No One Is To Blame, which reached number one in the US.
Howard has sold over eight million albums across the globe and is one of a select group of British artists who have comprehensively ‘broken America’.
Howard Jones solo shows are an intimate trip through Howard’s thirty year music career. Many of his best known songs were composed on his favourite instrument; the piano. Howard shares behind the scenes stories and reveals the inspiration behind the songs in these rare acoustic shows.
Howard will be supported by Rachael Sage.
TOUR DATES 2017
|Thu 9th||Grand Pavilion Porthcawl|
|Sun 19th||Palace Theatre Newark|
|Wed 22nd||The Atkinson Southport|
|Thu 23rd||The Arc Stockton|
|Fri 24th||The Playhouse Whitley Bay|
|Sun 26th||Oran Mor Glasgow|
|Tue 28th||Islington Union Chapel London|
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