They’ve sold 40 million records worldwide, are one of pops greatest icons of New York’s celebrated new wave and punk scene, were inducted into the prestigious Rock’n’Roll Hall Of Fame, are famed for perfectly crafted pop songs with great rock hooks, brilliant ironic lyrics and have one of THE most iconic frontwomen of all time, Debbie Harry…
They are Blondie. They are our Sunday night headliners!
Formed in 1974, this uber cool outfit were regular performers at the legendary venue, CBGBs, synonymous with birth of punk and many great bands of that era. Blondie are renowned for their eclectic mix of musical styles incorporating elements of disco, pop, rap and reggae. Their hit single Rapture was one of the earliest rap influenced songs.
With a back catalogue full of much-loved hits: Denis, Picture This, One Way or Another, Hanging on the Telephone, Heart of Glass, Sunday Girl, Atomic, Call Me to name a few, this is going to be one hell of a show.
Their songs are still as influential today as they were back then. With a new album planned for release this year (2011) expect new material alongside the aforementioned much-loved hits.