Jun
8

ROACHFORD IST WIEDER DA!! (German article)

By Jim Bowes  //  Gigs, News, Releases  //  9 Comments

Roachford veröffentlicht im Mai das Album ‘Where I stand’, tourt im Juni mit Mike & The Mechanics undbringt im September das nächste Studioalbum heraus: ‘Addictive’.

Der britische Soulsänger, der schon Anfang der 90er mit Cuddly Toy und Only to be with youund später mit Mousse T grosse Charterfolge bei uns feierte, hat sich in seiner Karrierestets als exzellenter Songwriter erwiesen: Popsongs, die ihre Wurzeln tief in den Humus des Soul, des Rhythm’n’Blues und auch der Rockmusik finden und die Ihn einst zum erfolgreichsten heimischen Künstler des Labels Columbia in England machten.

Im November wirder mit seiner eigenen Band unterwegs sein. In elegantem Outfit wird der charismatischeSänger die Menge wie gewohnt zum Grooven und Träumen bringen. Ohne Zweifel gehörtAndrew Roachford zu den ganz grossen R’n B Sängern und Songschreibern unserer Zeit.

NB: The full flyer for the Roachford German release and tour includes this copy.

9 Comments to “ROACHFORD IST WIEDER DA!! (German article)”

  • Translation for the article:

    “Roachford released the album “Where I Stand” in May, is touring with Mike & The Mechanics and will release his next studio album “Addictive”.

    The British soul singer who already had great chart success in the early 90s with “Cuddly Toy” and Only “To Be With You” has steadily proven to be an excellent song writer in his carier: Pop songs with deep roots in soul, Rythm’n’Blues and also rock made him the most successful artist of the label Columbia in England.

    In November he will be touring with his own band again. In elegant outfit the charismatic singer will make the crowds groove and dream as usual. Without doubt Andrew Roachford is one of the best R’n B singers and songwriters of our time.”

    Hope this helped!

    • Thanks Robert!

  • …also interesting for us german fans is the release of a live DVD/CD/CD+DVD on the 24th of July called “Live From Schlachthof 1991”!!! This should get a mention on this site!

    http://www.amazon.de/Live-Schlachthof-1991-Roachford/dp/B0052PKJ22

    By the way: for me as a longtime Roachford AND Mechanics fan the concert at the Rhein-Main-Theater was a enjoyable experience! I happy that Mike Rutherford did the right thing in bringing in two really fine vocalists/songwriters to the band. BUT: please extend the setlist for the next round – less hits, more album tracks…and no need to fill up the programm with roachford/genesis tracks.

    I’m happy that Roachford will come to my hometown Aschaffenburg – I’ll be there! And I would love to hear at least one less known Roachford song: “Never” from 1988…I still love it!

    • Hi Steffen,

      Glad you enjoyed the show and I will pass on your setlist ideas.

      Regards

      Stephen

  • Dear Stephen

    what about the listed gig in Cologne on November 22nd? Cannot find it in the current schedule of KANTINE.

    Best regards.Hope we’ll see us soon in Cologne (have been twice at Pfandhaus last year),
    Elmar

    • Hey Elmar,

      This date should go on sale in early September – thanks a lot.

      Jim

  • Hi Elmar,

    Thanks for letting me know this. I am going to check on this and get back to you

    Regards

    Stephen

    • Dear Stephen,

      thanks for answering. 2 Tickets for KANTINE are booked – will be there with my new girlfriend (think she likes it…). Are you playing the guitar again?
      Looking forward to your Cologne-Gig, Elmar

  • hi stephan + andrew!

    looking forward to see you in november in wels/austria! i have visited your show in vienna in 1999 (?)! really enyoed it! hoping this year the show will even be better! and i hope you will play GET READY! this was the first roachford-song i listed to!

    cu

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