Texas Announce New Album, Texas 25

27 November 2014, 10:53 | Updated: 2 November 2017, 15:29

Sharleen Spiteri

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.

An Evening With Texas Dates 2015

April 2015

  • 18 at Brighton Dome
  • 19 at Birmingham Symphony Hall
  • 20 at Salford The Lowry
  • 22 at Glasgow Royal Concert Hall
  • 24 at Dunfermline Alhambra
  • 25 at Edinburgh Queens Hall
  • 27 at Gateshead The Sage
  • 28 at Hull City Hall
  • 29 at Nottingham Royal Concert Hall

May 2015

  • 01 at Bath Forum
  • 02 at London Palladium
  • 03 at Margate Winter Gardens
  • 05 at Cardiff St Davids Hall
  • 06 at Reading Hexagon

Texas tickets are available from www.ticketmaster.co.uk

Listen to Texas’ Truth & Soul version of ‘Inner Smile’ below: