It was in 1983 that Howard Jones first burst upon the contemporary musicscene with his very English songwriting, pioneering synthesizers and thoughtprovoking lyrics. He set out his manifesto in his very first single ‘ New Song’.The lyrics called on the listener to challenge their preconceived ideas, to seeboth sides and ‘throw off your mental chains’. New Song was recently used ina pivotal scene in ‘Breaking Bad’ where Aaron Paul’s character JessiePinkman questions if he wants to ‘play by the rules’. New Song peaked atnumber 3 in the UK singles charts.Along with ‘New Song’, The first two albums, ‘Humans Lib’ and ‘Dream intoAction’, brought Howard a host of hits including ‘Things Can Only Get Better’,‘What is Love?’, ‘Pearl In The Shell’, ‘Like to Get To know You Well’, ‘Hide AndSeek’ (performed at Live Aid), ‘Look Mama’ and ‘No One Is To Blame’, whichreached No.1 in the US. Howard has sold over 8 million albums across theglobe and is one of a select group of British artists who have comprehensively‘broken America’.Howard Jones solo shows are an intimate trip through Howard’s 30 yearmusic career. Many of his best known songs were composed on his favouriteinstrument; the piano. Howard shares behind the scenes stories and revealsthe inspiration behind the songs in this critically acclaimed show.Sellersville PA ReviewOn a recent solo stop at The Sellersville Theater in Sellersville, PA, Jones returned to his most basicmusical roots. Sitting alone by a single keyboard and providing the two things that matter most – themusic and the message. On this night, there would be no lavish arsenal of synthesizers or ’80s hair andfashion. Instead, Jones’ performance would be a stripped down, magical, acoustic event.For nearly ninety minutes, Howard Jones performed songs spanning his vast catalog of hits as well as anew track from Engage (“Joy”) and a few deeper cuts. Songs like “What Is Love,” “Don’t AlwaysLook At The Rain” and “Things Can Only Get Better” took on new meaning but still left you with thesame feel good memories from the decade of MTV. Always passionate and at times vulnerable, Jones’
No Records Found
Sorry, no records were found. Please adjust your search criteria and try again.