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27 November 2014, 10:53 | Updated: 2 November 2017, 15:29
Texas celebrate their 25th anniversary in style with the release of a new album, ‘Texas 25’
Texas have announced a new album to celebrate their 25th anniversary of becoming a band.
‘Texas 25’ celebrates the very best of the multi-million selling band and contains four brand new songs and highlights from the bands greatest hits completely re-recorded and re-worked for 2015 with acclaimed New York soul outfit Truth & Soul. It will be released on February 16, 2015.
Recorded in the Queens studio of Truth & Soul, ‘Texas 25’ was a chance for Texas frontwoman Sharleen Spiteri and band mate Johnny McElhone to hear Black Eyed Boy, Halo, I Don’t Want a Lover, Say What You Want, Summer Son, The Conversation with new ears. “It’s almost like we’ve got who we are, 25 years later,” says Spiteri.
In 2015, Texas host a number of ‘An Evening With…’ events, in which Spiteri will talk through her amazing career and the band will play as a four piece skiffle ensemble as punctuation points.
Texas tickets are available from www.ticketmaster.co.uk
Listen to Texas’ Truth & Soul version of ‘Inner Smile’ below: