Eddi’s quite an ‘Atraction’ – hear her at The Brindley

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Eddi Reader, perhaps Scotland’s greatest living female voice is coming to the Brindley Theatre Runcorn on Thursday 6 October.

In 2021, she celebrated her 40th year on stage with a ‘40 Years Live’ concert tour, her performances just get better and better.

From her earliest years playing the folk clubs of western Scotland and learning how to street sing across Europe (like her hero Edith Piaf).

Eddi’s path soon lead her to a professional career in music as a backing singer for Eurythmics and Gang of Four.

Her band Fairground Attraction had huge international success and number hits with ‘Perfect’ and ‘Find My Love’ and debut album ‘First of a Million Kisses’ which stormed the charts in the late 1980’s.

‘Perfect’ won best single at the 1989 BRIT Awards. The First of a Million Kisses, was also a success, reaching number two in the UK Albums Chart, and winning best album at the 1989 Brits.

Throughout her successful solo career, Eddi has released consistently great works, including highly acclaimed albums such as ‘The Songs of Robert Burns’ and last years ‘Cavalier’.

She has won Brit Awards, been awarded four honorary degrees, an MBE, sung to millions on some of the world’s greatest concert and festival stages and collaborated with a host of stars across a myriad of genres including Folk, Jazz, Pop, World, Punk and even Classical work with various orchestras.

In 2019 Eddi was invited to be a special guest with Jools Holland’s Rhythm & Blues Orchestra for an extensive tour.

She released her ‘Starlight’ EP, played sold out headline shows and recorded a programme for BBC Radios’ Classic Scottish Album series about her Robert Burns recordings and appeared on BBC Television’s Songs of Praise and as part of Billy Connolly’s ‘Made In Scotland’ series.

Her brother Francis is a singer with the Trash Can Sinatras.

For tickets and information: www.thebrindley.org.uk or contact the box office on 0151 907 8360.

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