Texas are celebrating the release of their new LP, ‘The Very Best Of 1989 – 2023’, with a series of special intimate acoustic performances.
The new retrospective from Sharleen Spiteri and co celebrates their career to date, from debut single I Don’t Want A Lover through to their 2021 album, ‘Hi’.
Coinciding with the release, the group will visit intimate venues across the UK, starting July 10 at Coventry’s HMV Empire before heading to Kingston, Glasgow, Edinburgh and Leeds.
Each show will be followed by a Q&A session with the singer to delve into the stories behind the album.
Tickets are on sale now.
The full list of dates is below.
10 – HMV Empire, Coventry with HMV
11 – PRYZM, Kingston with Banquet Records
12 – Saint Luke’s, Glasgow with Assai Records
13 – The Caves, Edinburgh with Assai Records
14 – Brudenell Social Club, Leeds with Crash Records
In addition to the classics, ‘The Very Best Of 1989 – 2023‘ features two new recordings from the group, including the single, After All.
On their career to date – which has to-date delivered 10 hit albums and seen the group pick up the Ivor Novello Award for Outstanding Song Collection – Sharleen says: “No’ bad for a hairdresser fae Glasgow.
“But I gotta be honest: I still feel like I’m really close to the beginning. And the energy and the vibe between us all – as a band I don’t think we’ve ever been happier, and I don’t think we’ve ever been tighter.
“I don’t think we’ve ever been more definite about who we are.”
Following the album release, Texas will play the Pyramid Stage at this year’s Glastonbury Festival on June 23.
‘The Very Best Of 1989 – 2023’ is out June 16 on PIAS Recordings.
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