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Squeeze 50th Anniversary Tour

23rd October 2024 @ 8:00 PM

To celebrate their momentous 50th anniversary, British music legends Squeeze have today announced a massive UK tour for 2024.  With a half-century distinguished by some of the smartest and sweetest guitar-pop made during the rock & roll era, Squeeze will be performing an impressive list of hits and rare gems from their extensive back catalogue. They will be joined by special guest Badly Drawn Boy.

Squeeze are one of rock’s vital institutions, a band who carved out a distinctive place in the pop firmament with their vibrantly melodic, perceptive songs. Those songs were written by Chris Difford and Glenn Tilbrook, the composers who have remained at the heart of Squeeze since its inception. 70s and 80s Hits such as ‘Up the Junction’, ‘Cool for Cats’, ‘Another Nail in My Heart’, ‘Hourglass’ and ‘Tempted’ led critics to label Difford and Tilbrook the “next Lennon and McCartney”, an assessment that wasn’t proven to be hyperbole.

Squeeze in the 1990s delivered exquisitely crafted records – ‘Play’, ‘Some Fantastic Place’, ‘Ridiculous’ and ‘Domino’. Reuniting in 2007 after solo careers, the ensuing decades have found Squeeze continuing to build  their formidable body of work, with the release of the vigorous comeback albums ‘Cradle to the Grave’ and ‘The Knowledge’. Squeeze have stayed on the road through the early 2020s, taking time to record the ‘Food for Thought’ charity EP in 2022 raising foods and funds for food banks.

With Difford and Tilbrook joined by bassist Owen Biddle, guitarist Melvin Duffy, percussionist Steve Smith, keyboardist Stephen Large and drummer Simon Hanson – the sound and spirit of Squeeze remains vital and vibrant for its fiftieth year.

Details

Date:
23rd October 2024
Time:
8:00 PM
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Website:
https://www.cambridgelive.org.uk/cornex/events/squeeze-3

Venue

Corn Exchange (Cambridge)
2 Wheeler Street
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB2 3QJ United Kingdom
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Phone
01223 457 000
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