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80s crooner Paul Young is back on tour

Where: Cheltenham Town Hall

When: Tuesday, October 18, 7.30pm

Everyone's favourite 80s crooner Paul Young is back on tour, performing his much-loved album No Parlez in celebration of 35 years since its release.

No Parlez was Paul's debut album. It reached number 1 in the UK charts in 1983 for five weeks and fast became triple Platinum.

The album produced Paul's first UK number 1 single - The Marvin Gaye cover of Wherever I Lay My Hat and hits Come Back & Stay & Love of The Common People. The album also features a cover of Joy Division's Love Will Tear Us Apart.

Originally in early 80s band Q-Tips, Paul went solo in the 80s and his career took off with No Parlez and further top 10 hits such as Everytime You Go Away and Everything Must Change.

He is also a Brit Award winner for Best Male vocalist, sings the opening lines on the original Band Aid single Do They Know It's Christmas? and performed at Live Aid in 1984.

Paul is a keen chef, biker and fan of all things Mexicana! He's a family man, always happy to be touring his classic hits as a solo artist or with his Tex Mex/ Americana band Los Pacaminos.

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