12 February 2016 (released)
13 February 2016
Nick Heyward passed by Music-News.com HQ yesterday for a delightful chat. We talk about the upcoming 80’s Invasion tour, new album, Haircut One Hundred and much more.
Click above to see the full uncut interview with the very lovely chap Nick Heyward.
Nick Heyward's music career began when he formed Haircut 100 in 1981. The band had four UK Top 10 singles - ‘Favourite Shirts (Boy Meets Girl) No 4, ‘Fantastic Day’ (No 9), Love Plus One (No 3) and ‘Nobody’s Fool’ (No 9) and turned Nick into a major pop pin up!
Their debut album, Pelican West, reached no. 1 in the UK charts.
Nick’s solo career began in 1983 with his debut album North of a Miracle which reached no. 10 in the UK charts and included three UK Top 14 singles – ‘Whistle Down the Wind", "Take That Situation" and "Blue Hat for a Blue Day".
In 1993 his single “Kite”, taken from the album, From Monday to Sunday, made no. 3 on the Billboard Hot Modern Rock Tracks chart.
To date he has released 8 albums and 19 singles, six of which reached the Top 40 in the UK.
Now Tony Denton Promotions bring together four of the decade’s most memorable artists to tour together for the first time ever. The 80’s Invasion tour features the cream of music from the some of the most popular artists - Big Country, Midge Ure, Nick Heyward & Curiosity Killed The Cat, and will be touring throughout March 2016.
The acts will perform their biggest hits – its all killers and no fillers - with record sales of over 20 million, 200 gold, platinum & silver discs and numerous awards between them this is THE 80’s show not to be missed! The tour takes in 15 dates starting at Southsea’s Kings Theatre on 1st March and culminating at Edinburgh’s The Playhouse Theatre on 20th March.
The 80’s Invasion tour:
Wed 2nd SOUTHSEA - Kings Theatre 02392 828282 www.kingsportsmouth.co.uk
Thurs 3rd BRADFORD - St Georges Hall 01274 432000 www.bradford-theatres.co.uk
Fri 4th NORTHAMPTON - Derngate 01604 624811 www.royalandderngate.co.uk
Sat 5th LONDON indigo at The 02 - 08448 244824 www.axs.com
Sun 6th LIVERPOOL - Philharmonic Hall 0151 709 3789 www.liverpoolphil.com
Wed 9th WATFORD - Colosseum 0845 075 3993 www.watfordcolosseum.co.uk
Thurs 10th POOLE - Lighthouse 0844 406 8666 www.lighthousepoole.co.uk
Fri 11th LEICESTER - De Montfort Hall 0116 233 3111 www.demontforthall.co.uk
Sat 12th BASINGSTOKE - The Anvil 01256 844244 www.anvilarts.org.uk
Sun 13th CHATHAM - The Central Theatre 01634 338338 www.medwayticketslive.co.uk
Mon 14th MANCHESTER - Opera House 0844 871 3018
Wed 16th PORT TALBOT - Princess Royal Theatre 01639 763214 www.princessroyaltheatre.com
Fri 18th BIRMINGHAM - Town Hall 0121 780 3333 www.thsh.co.uk
Sat 19th NEWCASTLE - City Hall 0191 277 8030 www.newcastlecityhall.org
Sun 20th EDINBURGH - Playhouse 0844 871 3014