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(Sharleen Spiteri, Johnny McElhone, Eddie Campbell, Ally McErlaine, Stuart Kerr, Richard Hynd, Tony McGovern, Neil Payne, …)
[1986-…], Glasgow, Glasgow City, United Kingdom |
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Texas are a rock/pop band from Glasgow, Scotland.

Texas were founded by Johnny McElhone (formerly of the bands Altered Images and Hipsway) in 1986 and feature Sharleen Spiteri on lead vocals. Texas took their name from the 1984 Wim Wenders movie Paris, Texas.

Texas released their debut album Southside in 1989, along with the debut single “I Don’t Want a Lover” which was an international hit, reaching the top ten in the UK and other high charting positions in Europe. Despite the success of Southside, the follow-up albums Mothers Heaven (1991) and Ricks Road (1993) were less successful.

The band’s fortunes changed in 1997 with the release of their White on Blonde album which entered the UK Albums Chart at number one and became their biggest seller. Follow up album, The Hush (1999) was also successful, debuting at number one on the UK album charts and certified triple platinum. The band’s Greatest Hits album, released in 2000, was another big seller, again debuting at number one and also being certified six-times platinum. Texas released two other studio albums, Careful What You Wish For in 2003, and Red Book in 2005.

After the release of Red Book and a tour to support the album’s release, Texas went on hiatus. Lead singer Sharleen Spiteri launched a solo career, releasing her debut solo album, Melody, in 2008.

In 2013, Texas released a new album, The Conversation and in 2015, 25, celebrating 25 years of songs.

Texas had sold 35 million records to date.

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Texas, a pop-rock scene masterpiece will be under the Festival tent on Friday night! Celebrating their 25 years of carrier, the band will please the Swiss fans with a premiere in Neuchâtel! The Scottish group have been collecting hits since 1989. They are coming to present their brand new album, a best of released in 2015 counting a few new titles but especially their greatest hits such as Summer Son, In Demand, and I Don’t Want A Lover. Sharleen Spitery’s charisma and generosity will ensure the public a memorable concert!
[Festi’Neuch 2015]

Good session! Enjoy!

41 – Texas – Start a Family – 2015
40 – Texas – Dry Your Eyes – 2013
39 – Texas – Detroit City – 2013
38 – Texas – The Conversation – 2013
32 – Texas – I’ll See It Through – 2003
30 – Texas – Inner Smile – 2001
25 – Texas – Summer Son – 1999
24 – Texas – In Our Lifetime – 1999
19 – Texas – Black Eyed Boy – 1997
17 – Texas – Say What You Want – 1997
4 – Texas – Everyday Now – 1989
2 – Texas – I Don’t Want a Lover – 1989
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