December UK tour dates

Date Location City Tickets
Sept 12 Fête de l'Humanité Paris, France Tickets
Sept 17 PIAS Nites Paris, France Tickets
Oct 23 Canterbury Festival Canterbury, UK Tickets
Nov 11 Olympia Theatre Dublin, Ireland Tickets
Nov 17 Sala San Miguel Madrid, Spain Tickets
Nov 18 Sala Razzmatazz Barcelona, Spain Tickets
Nov 20 Acropolis Nice, France Tickets
Nov 22 Halle Aux Grains Toulouse, France Tickets
Nov 23 Le Silo Marseille, France Tickets
Nov 25 l'Amphitheatre Cité Lyon, France Tickets
Nov 27 Salle des Fêtes de Thônex Genève, Switzerland Tickets
Nov 28 X-tra Zurich, Switzerland Tickets
Nov 30 Lotto Arena Antwerp, Belgium Tickets
Dec 01 Tivoli Vredenburg Utrecht, Netherlands Tickets
Dec 02 P.M.C. Strasbourg, France Tickets
Dec 04 Rockhal Esch-Sur-Alzette, Luxembourg Tickets
Dec 05 Le Nouveau Siècle Lille, France
Dec 13 Roundhouse London, UK Tickets
Dec 15 Colston Hall Bristol, UK Tickets
Dec 16 Bridgewater Hall Manchester, UK Tickets
Dec 18 The SSE Hydro Glasgow, Scotland Tickets
Dec 19 AECC Aberdeen, Scotland Tickets

The One Show

Yesterday, Friday January 9th, Texas was a guest on The One Show on BBC 1. The entire band was there
except for Ally :-/

You can watch the video of the rearranged version of Say What You Want by downloading it here.

Chris Evans show

Texas (Sharleen, Tony, Eddie and Ross) were at the Chris Evans show on BBC this morning, Friday January 9th. Of course Sharleen was interviewed about the new album and they also played 4 live songs; Say What You Want, Start A Family, Halo and The Letter.

I uploaded it for you. You can download it here.

Start a Family

"Start a Family" is the first single taken from the "Texas 25" album. The song premiered on Monday January 5th, on the Ken Bruce show on BBC Radio 2.

From the official press release:
The first single to be taken from 'Texas 25' is a brand new song, 'Start A Family' which is released on the same day as the album - February 16th 2015.
'Start A Family' is written by Texas stalwarts Sharleen Spiteri and Johnny McElhone along with newcomers Karen-Anne and Jack Townes.
The track was recorded by Texas in Glasgow and New York. The song is is classic Texas - beautiful soulful pop with a stunning melody built around Sharleen's powerful and evocative vocal. 'Start A Family' will come with a cinematic video starring longtime Texas fan Alan Rickman, who memorably danced the tango with Sharleen in the video for 'In Demand' back in 2000.

Listen to the song on You Tube
Listen to the song on Soundcloud

Instagram photo from the videoshoot of Start a Family

Happy New Year

We hope you and your family have a great, healthy and Texasful 2015 :-)

New cover image

A new album cover has been revealed, we hope you like it :-)

New album "Texas 25"


Release date: February 16th 2015

TEXAS celebrate their 25th Anniversary in style with the release of their latest album 'Texas 25' which celebrates the very best of the multi-million selling (over 30 million album sales so far), multi-platinum, Ivor Novello Award winning band.
'Texas 25' contains four brand new songs and highlights from the bands greatest hits completely re-recorded and re-worked for 2015 with acclaimed NYC soul outfit Truth & Soul (Amy Winehouse, Adele).
Recorded in the Queens studio of Truth & Soul and mixed at The Black Key's Dan Auerbach's Nashville studios, working on '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 Sharleen.
In 2015, Texas will present the findings of their 25 years in pop in a new, intimate arrangement, 'An Evening With…' in which Sharleen will talk through her amazing career and the band will play as a four piece skiffle ensemble as punctuation points.

1. Start A Family
2. Black Eyed Boy
3. Say What You Want
4. Supafly Boy
5. Halo
6. Inner Smile
7. The Conversation
8. Say Goodbye
9. When We Are Together
10. Are You Ready
11. I Don't Want A Lover
12. Summer Son

Listen to "Inner Smile (Truth & Soul Session)" from the forthcoming album on You Tube or Soundcloud
Pre-order "Texas 25" at the official website.

New Red Sky July album

Red Sky July has a new album out and it's called "Shadowbirds". All songs are written by Ally, Shelly and Charity themselves and produced by Ross Hamilton and Michael Bannister. This country atmoshere album has some great songs on it with amazing harmonies and fantastic guitar play.

You can find out how to purchase it and see if you can squeeze in some tourdates at

An Evening With Texas UK tour announced

The first dates have just been announced for the UK tour next year April and May. Pre-sale will start Wednesday September 10th at 9am GMT.
Please keep an eye on the Ticketmaster website for the links to pre-order your tickets.

Sat 18-Apr UK Brighton Dome
Sun 19-Apr UK Birmingham Symphony Hall
Mon 20-Apr UK Manchester Salford Lowry
Wed 22-Apr Scotland Glasgow Royal Concert Hall
Fri 24-Apr Scotland Dunfermline Alhambra
Sat 25-Apr Scotland Edinburgh Queens Hall
Mon 27-Apr UK Gateshead The Sage
Tue 28-Apr UK Hull City Hall
Wed 29-Apr UK Nottingham Royal Concert Hall
Fri 01-May UK Bath Forum
Sat 02-May UK London Palladium
Sun 03-May UK Margate Winter Gardens
Tue 05-May UK Cardiff St David's Hall
Wed 06-May UK Reading Hexagon
Thu 07-May UK Southend on Sea Cliffs Pavilion

New song

Yesterday August 10th, Texas played the Brussels Summer Festival. It was an amazing gig where the band played a new Texas tune "Start a Family" which was recorded earlier this year in New York for a new upcoming album.

Have a listen to the new song here;

Summer festivals

Texas has been playing a few festivals over the last couple of weeks.
June Saturday 14th - Ardèche Aluna Festival
July Saturday 5th – Rouen Open Air, France
July Friday 11th – Stars of Sound Festival, Aarberg, Switzerland
July Saturday 12th – Hornsbergsummer Festival, Tuttlingen, Germany
July Sunday 13th – Live at Sunset Festival, Zurich, Switzerland

and there are some more to come :-)
August Sunday 3rd – Carfest North, Cheshire
August Friday 8th – Salle des Etoiles, Monaco, Monte Carlo - Tickets
August Sunday 10th – Brussels Summer Festival - Tickets
August Wednesday 13th – La Foire aux Vins, Colmar, France - Tickets
August Friday 15th – Cadaques Festival, Spain - Tickets
August Saturday 23rd – Soundwaves Festival, Bents Park, South Shields - Tickets
August Sunday 24th – Carfest South, Hampshire
August Friday 29th – Switch-on Event, Blackpool - Register for tickets
September Wednesday 24th – Ryder Cup Gala - Tickets

French gigs

  • 10 April, SFR Paris, full band performance, YOYO, Palais de Tokyo Paris
  • 18 April, Concert Privé Alouette, with Texas and Kyo at CGR Tours 2 Lions - tickets can only be won on the radio station

Texas going overseas

Texas played in Dubai in the Irish Village on January 23, 2014.

On Friday January 24, 2014 they played at the Qatar Masters Golf Tournament at Doha, Qatar. Texas gave a headline performance in the bustling public village on Friday evening as part of the event’s evening entertainment, making for a festival atmosphere.


The Texas merchandise which was for sale on the Conversation tour, can now be purchased online also.
So it's not too late to get your Texas T-shirts, hoodie or other stuff.
Just go to The Texas Official Merchandise shop and start shopping :-)

Tour almost over

The last concerts of the Conversation tour are coming up. On Thursday and Friday Sharleen and her boys will finish this amazing tour in Glasgow and Edinburgh. Hopefully you all got a chance to see the band. I'm sure you don't regret it :-)

If you still didn't have enough then maybe you can get a hold of the Real Radio event in Sheffield on December 5th, where Texas will perform. And another chance is the acoustic set that Texas will play in Brussels, Belgium on December 18 for Music For Life.

Of course we will keep you up to date in the next couple of months also. I got tons of old videos to post also, so maybe now I will get a chance ;-)

Dry Your Eyes video

The third single from "The Conversation" album, ‘Dry Your Eyes’ is out now. The accompanying video continues the great Texas tradition of eye-catching storylines and unusual cameos with This Is England’s Vicky McLure and Lip Services’ Ruta Gedmintas taking the starring roles alongside Sharleen in a pub scene. Vicky joins the likes of Alan Rickman, Jean Reno and Peter Mullan as Texas video guest stars. Sharleen goes on to explain “It was a pleasure working with Vicky and Ruta as they're such great actresses and good friends of mine so the whole day was easy and enjoyable. Tto be honest when you're in a pub having a drink with your mates it feels more like a night out than a day at work. I thought we were genius at acting drunk!! “.

Detroit City

The second single from "The Conversation" album is "Detroit City". Sharleen went to Detroit to record this magnificent clip. Have a look here.


'The Conversation' is now available on standard 12 track album and a limited edition double cd version which also contains live recordings of ten classic Texas tracks recorded at shows in Scotland last year. Additionally 'The Conversation' is also available as a deluxe 23 track version exclusively on iTunes which consists of the standard 12 track album, an exclusive extra track 'Where Do You Go' co-written with Bernard Butler, and the ten live tracks. Finally special editions of the 2xCD and LP versions will be available at which includes a print signed by Sharleen.

The Conversation Tracklisting: (Order CD) (Order vinyl)
CD - LP - STD Digital
The Conversation / Dry Your Eyes / If This Isn't Real / Detroit City / I Will Always / Talk About Love / Hid From The Light / Be True / Maybe I / Hearts Are Made To Stray / Big World / I Need Time

Limited Edition Double CD Tracklisting: (Order 2CD)
The Conversation / Dry Your Eyes / If This Isn't Real / Detroit City / I Will Always / Talk About Love / Hid From The Light / Be True / Maybe I / Hearts Are Made To Stray / Big World / I Need Time
I Don't Want A Lover (live) / Summer Son (live) / Halo (live) / In Demand (live) / The Conversation (live) / When We Are Together (live) / Once In A Lifetime (live) / Say What You Want (live) / Black Eyed Boy (live) / Inner Smile (live)

iTunes Digital 23 Track Tracklisting:
The Conversation / Dry Your Eyes / If This Isn't Real / Detroit City / I Will Always / Talk About Love / Hid From The Light / Be True / Maybe I / Hearts Are Made To Stray / Big World / I Need Time / Where Do You Go (exclusive to iTunes) / I Don't Want A Lover (live) / Summer Son (live) / Halo (live) / In Demand (live) / The Conversation (live) / When We Are Together (live) / Once In A Lifetime (live) / Say What You Want (live) / Black Eyed Boy (live) / Inner Smile (live)

Exclusive Texas song

We made a promise that as soon as we reached 900 followers on our Facebook page and 100 followers on Twitter, I will post a unique, unreleased and "never heard before" Texas song from the late 80's on the website for you all to enjoy. So here we go :-)
You download the never released Texas demo song from 1987

I'll Never Forget

I'm sure you will enjoy it as much as I do.

The Conversation video clip

The video clip for "The Conversation" has been released now. You can see Sharleen Spiteri walking with acclaimed Scottish actor Peter Mullan.
The video for the song, which was shot in Paris, was also directed by the group.

During the shooting of the video in Paris, Sharleen maybe a pretty heavy fall on her face and had to be taken to the hospital. Luckely without too many injuries.

Read the article in The Sun and watch the piece where Sharleen falls
Digital Spy article

Download The Conversation single now

In case you haven't done so yet :-)

You can download "The Conversation" single already on iTunes.

And while you're at it, pre-order the normal album version or the deluxe version.

Single and Promo shows news

  • As we told you earlier, the new Texas single "The Conversation" will oficially be released on May 13th. The radio premiere was scheduled for March 25th AM on UK Radio with the rest of Europe following later that day. But you can already get the track from the iTunes store on pre-sale. Here you can already have a preview of the single sleeve. there wont be a physical release.

  • Texas will launch the album with two very intimate live shows in Glasgow & London. The shows will take place in secret venues in each city with a very limited number of tickets for sale for each show. Only 50 pairs of tickets will be available for Glasgow and 75 pairs for London. Ticket information is available at
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