British Soul Giants - The Real Thing

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The Real Thing - Britain’s top Soul & R ‘n’ B group had three million-selling hit singles in the 70s “You To Me Are Everything” “Can’t Get By Without You” and “Feel The Force”.

In the 80s they were all remixed and became huge hits again, thanks to the band’s massive following.

Original vocalists, Chris Amoo and Dave Smith and their fantastic 5 piece band will perform these hits alongside many more of their great songs such as “You’ll Never Know What You’re Missing” “Whenever You Want My Love”  and ‘Love's Such a Wonderful Thing’ which, in 2005, was sampled by Daft Punk and re-titled ‘So Much Love to Give’ and became a top 10 hit for The Freeloaders and which featured The Real Thing resulting in the band charting across three decades!

The band continues to tour up and down the country selling out venues and regularly performing at 70’s & 80’s festivals alongside such artists as Rick Astley, Boy George, Belinda Carlisle, Kool, and the Gang and Chic. Commenting on The Real Thing’s success, singer Chris Amoo said, ‘There’s always going to be a sense of nostalgia about our music. It’s the soundtrack to so many people’s lives and that will never die.’

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The UK's own disco pioneers The Real Thing still whip up the crowds from the minute they hit the stage. Following the sad passing of Eddy Amoo, his brother Chris and Dave Smith have decided to continue as a duo backed by The Real Thing band. Return to the glory days of dance music with the real music legends in a soulsational evening of non-stop, live dancefloor anthems including You to Me Are Everything, Can't Get By Without You and Can You Feel the Force. Backed by their critically acclaimed band, one of The Real Thing's original frontmen, Chris Amoo plus Dave Smith, revive the sensational 70s and 80s, performing all of the UK's most successful soul group's formidable repertoire. Rainin' Through the Sunshine, So Much Love to Give and Love's Such a Wonderful Thing give way to the classic Children of the Ghetto famously covered by Philip Bailey of Earth Wind and Fire. Also featuring a specially composed tribute to the biggest dance hits of their era, including Ladies Night, Ain't No Stopping us Now and Celebration, prepare to use up and wear out the dancefloor one last time! " ... these guys are pure class, and really hold up their songs vocally, even after all these years" - Clair Woodward, Sunday Express

See 32 tour dates featuring The Real Thing

Boisdale of Canary Wharf

  • Cabot Place
  • Canary Wharf
  • London
  • E14 4QT

Website:
boisdale.co.uk
Booking:
020 7715 5818