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Music, Sun 20 Jan 2019

Paul Carrack

Paul Carrack

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Paul Carrack, one of the most revered voices in music and a figurehead of soulful pop for decades, will return to delight his legions of admirers with the new album 'These Days' on 7 September. The most accomplished collection of songs in his distinguished career, it features 11 brand new compositions, six of them Carrack solos and five co-writes with his old Squeeze bandmate Chris Difford. 

'The Man With The Golden Voice,' as Carrack was described in the BBC television documentary about his life and times, has pulled out all the stops with 'These Days.' The stirring, performance-based set features a stunning line-up, with Paul on keyboards and guitar; his vastly experienced colleague Jeremy Meek on bass; and two hugely renowned players completing the core line-up, Robbie McIntosh (Paul McCartney, Pretenders, Norah Jones, John Mayer et al) on lead guitar and Steve Gadd, universally acknowledged as one of the top musicians in the world, on drums.

'These Days' is the follow-up to 2016's 'Soul Shadows,' which featured such new favourites as 'Keep On Lovin' You' and 'Let Me Love Again' to add to a solo songbook including 'Satisfy My Soul,' 'Eyes Of Blue,' 'Good Feelin' About It' and 'That's All That Matters To Me.' Paul's remarkable history has also embraced his time with such bands as Ace, Squeeze and Mike + the Mechanics, as the voice of staples like 'How Long,' 'Tempted,' 'The Living Years' and 'Over My Shoulder.'

He's been equally in demand as a vocalist and instrumentalist for many years, with such names as Elton John, the Eagles, Diana Ross, Nick Lowe, Roxy Music, the Smiths and countless others. In 2013, Paul was hand-picked by Eric Clapton as a member of his band and continues to fill the role with distinction.

After his latest, acclaimed UK tour early in 2018, which included his latest headliner at the London Palladium, Carrack plays five dates in Holland in October ahead of yet another packed British itinerary in early 2019.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsFacilities for groupsOn-site light refreshmentsAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

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Sun 20 Jan 2019 19:30 to 00:00

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    Address

    Leeds Town Hall,
    The Headrow,
    Leeds,
    LS1 3AD

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    Map reference: SE 297338  Lat: 53.80038 Long: -1.54971

    By Road: From all directions head into Leeds city centre, upon arrival at the city follow signs for the city loop road (the one way system around the city centre). The Town Hall is found at junction 3 of the loop, and parking is found in nearby streets and The Light car park.

    By Public Transport: From Leeds City Station, exit the station by the Queens hotel. Cross the road to the Park Plaza hotel and head straight up Park Row. Turn left at the crossroads at the junction with The Headrow, the Town Hall is found at the next crossroads. If travelling by bus, from Leeds Bus Station walk up New York Street to Kirkgate Market. Turn right into Vicar Lane and then at the crossroads, turn left to The Headrow. Walk for approximately five minutes and you will arrive outside the Town Hall

    Facilities

    • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
    • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
    • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
    • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
    • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
    • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
    • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
    • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
    • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality