The night Sharleen Spiteri got to hang out
The GuardianThe night Sharleen Spiteri got to hang out with Harry Dean StantonThe GuardianThe night Sharleen Spiteri got to hang out with Harry Dean Stanton. It was 1989 and a 22-year-old singer from Glasgow was fronting up her band Texas, when she spotted her idol standing at the side of the stage… Harry Dean Stanton lying on a sofa.
Posted on 8 April 2017 | 10:00 pm
Interview: Sharleen Spiteri - The Scotsman
The ScotsmanInterview: Sharleen SpiteriThe ScotsmanSharleen Spiteri is in a good mood. Celebrating the release of a new album, Jump on Board, the Texas frontwoman is full of the joys as she sits in her home in London's Primrose Hill, at the top of her game. Her band's mix of rock, soul and new country ...
Posted on 7 April 2017 | 4:42 pm
Say what you want, you won't want to miss
Grimsby TelegraphSay what you want, you won't want to miss Texas in Grimsby this summerGrimsby TelegraphCAN'T RESIST: Sharleen Spiteri the band of Texas, who will perform at Grimsby Auditorium this September. Say what you want, you won't want to miss Texas in Grimsby this summer. X. Share Tweet Share Pin It Email. Copy link to paste in your message.
Posted on 5 April 2017 | 3:14 am
Plans submitted for former nightclub Archaos
Glasgow Evening TimesPlans submitted for former nightclub Archaos site on Queen StreetGlasgow Evening TimesArchaos was even used in 1999 for a recording of Sharleen Spiteri and Texas on BBC show Top Of The Pops. Set over three floors, the nightclub tried to emulate the clubs of Ibiza, with professional dancers and fire-eaters often appearing, as well as big ...and more »
Posted on 2 April 2017 | 10:49 am
Texas to perform at Ipswich Regent on
Ipswich StarTexas to perform at Ipswich Regent on September 15Ipswich StarSharleen Spiteri featured on lead vocals, and other members included Ally McErlaine, Eddie Campbell, Tony McGovern, Michael Bannister and Ross McFarlane. The band, who took their name from the 1984 Wim Wenders film Paris, Texas, made their ...
Posted on 22 March 2017 | 5:16 am
Sharleen Spiteri says she turned down The
Spiteri, who is celebrating 25 years with the Scottish rock band this year, has revealed that she was asked to be a coach on The Voice of Ireland this year.
Posted on 7 April 2015 | 3:17 am
Jeremy Clarkson in sweary rant against BBC
Top Gear presenter launches verbal attack on BBC executives and hints that he expects to be sacked over ‘fracas’ with producer Jeremy Clarkson has launched into an expletive-laden tirade against BBC bosses, labelling them “fucking bastards” following his suspension from Top Gear . Clarkson hinted that he expected to be sacked as a result of the internal investigation into an alleged fracas with ...
Posted on 20 March 2015 | 3:00 am
Rolling Stone Ronnie Wood's rock and
Eight meditation books a day, eggs on toast and bucketloads of Red Bull. And 10 years ago guitarist Ronnie Wood would have been on the kind of drug-fuelled bender that led him to rehab eight times.
Posted on 18 March 2015 | 4:36 pm
New book celebrates Glasgow’s iconic music
New book unearths archive photos and memories of 22 locations where pop and rock legends performed
Posted on 14 March 2015 | 5:16 pm
Music was provided by boy band Union J and Texas. Sharleen Spiteri was on good form and got the party going with all their greatest hits. I also loved comedian KB Brannigan as his alter ego Big Angie and Drag Queen Nancy Clench was the most fabulous host.
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 10:24 pm
TWO BIG GIGS: Simple Minds and Texas to
Texas is made up of lead singer Sharleen Spiteri, Ally McErlaine, Johnny McElhone, Eddie Campbell, Tony McGovern, Michael Bannister and Ross McFarlane. While Simple Minds is made up of founding members Jim Kerr and Charlie Burchill, and current band ...
Posted on 24 August 2015 | 6:00 pm
Texas to headline the Olympia
Currently celebrating 25 years of hit-making, Sharleen Spiteri had been down to headline one of the nights at the ill-fated Killarney Festival, which was controversially cancelled at the last minute. From 'I Don't Need A Lover' and 'Black Eyed Boy' to 'Say ...
Posted on 23 August 2015 | 10:12 pm
Texas announce headline show at The Olympia
The band has been together 25 years and lead singer Sharleen Spiteri has noticed a brand new batch of younger fans attending the shows. During the promotion for The Conversation, Texas’s last platinum-starred album, she noticed them tweeting how much ...
Posted on 23 August 2015 | 7:29 pm
Scottish bands Texas and Simple Minds coming
Texas’ lead singer Sharleen Spiteri will be in the UAE with band memebers Ally McErlaine, Johnny McElhone, Eddie Campbell, Tony McGovern, Michael Bannister and Ross McFarlane. The band has been going since 1986 and are perhaps best known for their tracks ...
Posted on 23 August 2015 | 2:42 am