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Texas to play at Delamere Forest gig this Summer

Texas has announced that it to play at Delamere Forest in June as part of Forest Live, a concert series presented by Forestry England.

Formed in Glasgow by singer Sharleen Spiteri and bassist Johnny McElhone, their debut single, ‘I Don’t Want A Lover’, brought Texas to the world’s attention with a global hit in 1989 beginning the Scottish band’s illustrious career.

Texas became mainstays of the UK charts with a raft of hits such as ‘Say What You Want’, ‘Halo’, ‘Black Eyed Boy’, ‘In Our Lifetime’, ‘Summer Son’, ‘In Demand’, ‘Inner Smile’, ‘Getaway’ and ‘Sleep’. Classic albums such as ‘Southside’, ‘White On Blonde’ and ‘The Hush’ ensured their presence among multi-million-selling artists and the journey continues with the 2021 release of their top 3 album ‘Hi’.

Others set to take to the stage in Jess Glynne, Keane, Madness, Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds and Rag’N’Bone Man.

Forest Live is a major outdoor live music series that introduces forests to new audiences in unique, natural woodland arenas around the country.

Over 1.9 million people have attended a Forest Live gig in the last twenty years, enjoying great music and supporting the nation’s forests when buying a ticket

Going to a concert helps Forestry England create beautiful places for people to enjoy, run important conservation projects and keep growing trees.

Every year they plant some 8 million trees sustainably, caring for the nation’s 1,500 woods and forests and welcoming 296 million visits annually.

Commenting on the show, Sharleen Spiteri for Texas said: “We last played a Forest Live show in 2011 so for us it’s a welcome return to be performing our hits in such a beautiful setting.”

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