You read that headline correctly. East 17 are heading all over Australia this June ready to enthral once-young audiences with their east-London accents and early 90s pop gems.
The band reformed in 2011, fourteen years after their demise and after signing to FOD Records, released the single Can’t Get You Out Of My Mind (Crazy), which adds to their hefty list of singles that have included their juggernaut hit It’s Alright, a Pet Shop Boys cover – West End Girls and the obligatory ballad Stay Another Day, which earned Tony Mortimer and Ivor Novello Award.
Tony Mortimer, John Hendy and Terry Coldwell are returning to Australia for the first time in almost twenty years, playing shows in Fremantle, Adelaide, Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane.
Excited enough yet? I suppose you want to know about dates and ticketing info and whatnot? Well, your 90s boy-band wish is my 90s boy-band command!
7 – Metropolis, Fremantle, WA
8 – TRAK – Melbourne, VIC
10 – HiFi, Sydney, NSW
14 – HiFi, Brisbane, QLD
15 – HQ Complex, Adelaide, SA
Tickets are available from the usual outlets on Friday, April 27, 2012.
Here’s a song that came out when I was ten years old. There is probably embarrassing footage of me dancing to it somewhere. You will never see it, but you can see East 17 dancing instead: