Blondie

Friday 23 June 2017

Blondie

Friday 23 June 2017

New wave icons Blondie are known for songs such as Heart of Glass, Atomic, The Tide is High and Maria and have sold more than 40 million albums. They have picked up a slew of top awards, including last year’s Q Inspiration Award and the NME Godlike Genius Award in 2014. In 2006, Blondie were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

The band last played in Cornwall in 1999 at the Cornwall Coliseum in St Austell. Their Eden Session is one of only two shows they will play in the UK this summer.

They are one of only two American acts to have singles at the top of the UK charts in the 1970s, 1980s and 1990s, the other being Michael Jackson. From the release of 1978’s Plastic Letters to 1999’s No Exit, Blondie had six consecutive top-ten albums in the UK.

They recently released their eleventh studio album Pollinator, which features a tracks written by Sia and Nick Valensi of The Strokes, Charlie XCX and Johnny Marr as well as material written by founder members Debbie Harry and Chris Stein.

Links: official website and social media