Tour 2005

19 February
Tsunami relief concert, SECC, Glasgow

Setlist :
Black Eyed Boy - Halo - Inner Smile - Say What You Want

Facts :
Texas headlined this fundraising concert which was held at Glasgow's SECC. All the bands that appeared were from Scotland like Franz Ferdinand, Travis, Belle & Sebastian, ... They all played a app 15 minutes set.

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6 March
Caprices Festival, Crans Montana, Switzerland

Setlist :
I Don't Want A Lover - Halo - Carnival Girl - Get Away - In Our Lifetime - When We Are Together - Tired Of Being Alone - Black Eyed Boy - Can't Resist - Inner Smile - Summer Son // In Demand (Acoustic - Eddie and Sharleen) - Say What You Want



Facts :
Texas was the last band to play at the Caprices Festival which was held on a mountain in Crans Montana, Switzerland which gave the concert a unique atmosphere.
Two new songs were played for the first time, "Get Away" and "Can't Resist".

Review by Alison
Review with photos by Jen
Review by Ursula
Fan photos
Press photos

25 June
Summer XS Festival

Setlist :
Inner Smile - Getaway - In Demand (acoustic) - Say What You Want


Facts :
Johnny and Eddie weren't in the band at this concert so Tony played bass and Michael played keyboards.Texas' set started at 17.40h.





2 July
The Meadow, Edinburgh G8 march

Setlist :
I Don't Want A Lover - Say What You Want - ...


Facts :
Sharleen took part in the march in Edinburgh which ended at The Meadow and there the band gave a concert.


2 July
Opening Special Olympics

Setlist :


Facts :


3 July
Party in the Park, Birmingham, UK

Setlist :
Summer Son - Get Away - In Demand (acoustic) - Say What You Want

Facts :
Texas played as first band at the Party in the Park. Again no Johnny and no Eddie.

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3 July
Private gig Metro Radio, Newcastle, UK

Setlist :
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Facts :
It was a party for 250 invitees, organized to celebrate the opening of the new location of Metro Radio.
Texas played an acoustic set there. Only Shar, Ally and Tony were present.

Tony Christie, Norwegian singer Robert Post and Jason Isaacs were other artists to perform.

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6 July
Live8 closing show, Murrayfield Stadium, Edinburgh, Scotland

Setlist :
Inner Smile - Say What You Want

Facts :
Texas were one of the few bands who could play two songs.

Review by Bill


ticket from July 12th 12 July
Promo gig at Ronnie Scotts, London

Setlist :
Dallas - Can't Resist - Halo - Summer Son - Nevermind - Getaway - Sleep (w Paul Buchanan)

Facts :
Tickets could only be won through a competition on the official website.

Photos by Dirk
Review from The Daily Record




ticket from July 13th 13 July
Promo gig at Ronnie Scotts, London

Setlist :
Dallas - Can't Resist - Halo - Summer Son - Nevermind - Getaway - Sleep (w Paul Buchanan)

Facts :
Tickets could only be won through a competition on the official website.

Photos by Dirk





14 July
Promo gig at King Tuts Wah Wah Hut, Glasgow

Setlist :
Dallas - Can't Resist - Halo - Summer Son - Nevermind - Black Eyed Boy - Inner Smile - Sleep (w Paul Buchanan) - Getaway / Say What You Want

Facts :
Tickets could only be won through a competition on the official website.
The gig was webcasted by Wanadoo also.

Review from The Evening Times
Photos by Mailla
Review by Mailla

17 July
Gurtenfestival, Bern, Switzerland

Setlist :
I Don't Want A Lover - Halo - Can't Resist - Black Eyed Boy - In Our Lifetime - When We Are Together - Sleep - Nevermind - Inner Smile - Getaway - Summer Son / Dallas - Say What You Want

Facts :

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31 July
G-A-Y club, Astoria, London

Setlist :
Summer Son - Can't Resist - Black Eyed Boy - Getaway - Say What You Want - Dallas (What About Us?) - I Don't Want A Lover (country like version) - Inner Smile

Facts :
Johnny and Tony didn't perform on stage with the band, Johnny was at the sound desk.

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Review by Marie


1 August - 8AM
Virgin Megastore, Aberdeen

Setlist :
Black Eyed Boy - Say What You Want- Getaway

Facts :
Instore. A short acoustic set to promote the release of the single "Getaway". Sharleen, Tony and Ally were present.

Review from The Herald
Review from Scotland Today
Review from The Daily Record
Photos from Paula and The Daily Record


1 August - 1.30PM
Virgin Megastore, Edinburgh

Setlist :
Black Eyed Boy - Say What You Want- Getaway

Facts :
Instore. A short acoustic set to promote the release of the single "Getaway". Sharleen, Tony and Ally were present.

Review from The Herald
Review from Scotland Today
Review from The Daily Record
Photos from Paula and The Daily Record


1 August - 6PM
Virgin Megastore, Glasgow

Setlist :
Black Eyed Boy - Say What You Want- Getaway - I Don't Want A Lover (Country version)

Facts :
Instore. A short acoustic set to promote the release of the single "Getaway". Sharleen, Tony and Ally were present.

Review from The Herald
Review from Scotland Today
Review from The Daily Record
Photos from Paula and The Daily Record


2 August - 6.00PM
HMV, Oxford Street, London

Setlist :
Black Eyed Boy - Say What You Want- Getaway - I Don't Want A Lover (Country version)

Facts :
Instore. A short acoustic set to promote the release of the single "Getaway". Sharleen, Tony and Ally were present.

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8 August
Capital FM private gig, Teatro, London

Setlist :
Black Eyed Boy - Say What You Want - Getaway - Dallas - I Don't Want A Lover

Facts :
Tickets for this gig could only be won through a competition on Capital FM radio.


12 August
Smukkeste Festival, Skanderborg, Denmark

Setlist :
I Don't Want A Lover - Halo - Can't Resist - Black Eyed Boy - In Our Lifetime - When We Are Together - Sleep - Nevermind - Inner Smile - Getaway - Summer Son / Dallas - Say What You Want

Facts :



13 August
Marktrock Festival, Leuven, Belgium

Setlist :
I Don't Want A Lover - Halo - Can't Resist - Black Eyed Boy - In Our Lifetime - When We Are Together - Sleep - Nevermind - Inner Smile - Getaway - Summer Son / Dallas - Say What You Want

Facts :
Texas started at 23.30h for a great concert.

Photos from Marktrock by Scorpion
Photos from Marktrock website
Review by Carmen
Review by Dirk (that's me :^) )
Review by Klaas
Review by Mailla
Review by Scorpion
Review from the newspaper De Morgen



17 August
Century FM private acoustic gig, Manchester

Setlist :
Black Eyed Boy - Say What You Want - Nevermind -Getaway - I Don't Want A Lover

Facts :
Tickets for this private gig could only be won through competitions on local radio stations.

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18 August
Viking FM Big Bash, Bridlington Spa, Hull

Setlist :
Halo - Black Eyed Boy - I Don't Want A Lover - Say What You Want - Getaway


Facts :

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20 August
V-Festival, Hylands Park, Chelmsford, UK

Setlist :
I Dont Want A Lover - Halo - Can't Resist - Black Eyed Boy - Nevermind - Summer Son - Getaway - Inner Smile / What About Us? (Dallas) - Say what you want - Sweet Caroline (with Peter Kay)

Facts :
Texas performed at the JJB Puma Arena.

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21 August
V-Festival, Weston Park, Staffordshire, UK

Setlist :
I Dont Want A Lover - Halo - Can't Resist - Black Eyed Boy - Nevermind - Summer Son - Getaway - Inner Smile / What About Us? (Dallas) - Say what you want - Sweet Caroline (with Peter Kay)

Facts :
Texas performed at the JJB Puma Arena.

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27 August
Rix FM Festival, Stockholm, Sweden

Setlist :
Inner Smile - Say What You Want (acoustic) - Getaway - Summer Son

Facts :
Texas played as last band at the festival.

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28 August
Party in the Park, South Park, Oxford, UK

Setlist :
Summer Son - Say What You Want - Getaway

Facts :

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2 September
German Radio Awards, Berlin, Germany

Setlist :
Getaway

Facts :
Texas won the German Radio Award for Best Pop & Rock International. They performed their new single "Getaway" at the award ceremony in Berlin's Tempodrome. The competition was pretty hard with bands as Green Day, Coldplay and Outkast.




6 September
Tower Bridge, London, UK

Setlist :
Black Eyed Boy - Say What You Want - Getaway - Can't Resist - I Don't Want A Lover

Facts :
This exclusive acoustic set at the London Tower Bridge was ment to get the tourists back to London after the bomb attacks in July. Texas is the first band ever to play there. Tickets could only be won through competitions.
Sharleen, Ally and Tony performed at the gig.
Sharleen said: "We have played some of the top locations all over the world and this one is right up there with the best of them."

Read an article from Scotland Today here.


24 September
SWR3 -New Pop Festival - Das Special, Rastatt, Germany

Setlist :
Summer Son - Getaway - I Don't Want A Lover

Facts :
Texas played as first band at this festival in Germany.

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Autumn Tour

29 September
Carling Academy, Glasgow

Setlist :
I Don't Want A Lover - Halo - Can't Resist - Black Eyed Boy - Get Down Tonight - Carnival Girl - When We Are Together - Nevermind - What About Us? (Dallas) - Summer Son - In Demand - Getaway - Sleep (duet with Paul Buchanan) - Like a Rolling Stone (Bob Dylan cover) - Say What You Want

Facts :
The kick off from the Texas Autumn Tour 2005.

Review from The Evening Times
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30 September
Carling Academy, Glasgow

Setlist :
I Don't Want A Lover - Halo - Can't Resist - Black Eyed Boy - Get Down Tonight - In Our Lifetime - When We Are Together - Nevermind - What About Us? (Dallas) - Summer Son - In Demand - Getaway - Sleep (duet with Paul Buchanan) - Like a Rolling Stone (Bob Dylan cover w Paul Buchanan) - Say What You Want

Facts :
So a slightly changed set, Carnival Girl was replaced by In Our Lifetime.

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Review by Cofnchtr

1 October
Usher Hall, Edinburgh

Setlist :
I Don't Want A Lover - Halo - Can't Resist - Black Eyed Boy - Get Down Tonight - In Our Lifetime - When We Are Together - Nevermind - What About Us? (Dallas) - Summer Son - In Demand - Getaway - Sleep (duet with Paul Buchanan) - Like a Rolling Stone (Bob Dylan cover w Paul Buchanan) - Say What You Want

Facts :


Review by Steven
4 October
City Hall, Newcastle

Setlist :
I Don't Want A Lover - Halo - Can't Resist - Black Eyed Boy - Get Down Tonight - In Our Lifetime - When We Are Together - Nevermind - What About Us? (Dallas) - Summer Son - In Demand - Getaway - Sleep (duet with Tony) - Take Your Mama (Scissor Sisters cover) - Say What You Want

Facts :
The cover from Bob Dylan was replaced by a Scissor Sisters cover, nl Take Your Mama and Tony did the Paul Buchanan part on Sleep.

Read the Evening Chronicle review
Review by Malcolm
Photos by Malcolm
5 October
University, Liverpool

Setlist :
I Don't Want A Lover - Halo - Can't Resist - Black Eyed Boy - Get Down Tonight - In Our Lifetime - When We Are Together - Nevermind - What About Us? (Dallas) - Summer Son - In Demand - Getaway - Sleep (duet with Tony) - Take Your Mama (Scissor Sisters cover) - Sweet Caroline (Neil Diamond cover w Peter Kay) - Say What You Want

Facts :
No Paul Buchanan as a guest but Peter Kay showed up to do his already famous cover duet with Shar from "Sweet Caroline".

Review by Stella (Rickzroad)
Review by Paula
Photos by Julia and Nicky


6 October
Carling Academy, Birmingham

Setlist :
I Don't Want A Lover - Halo - Can't Resist - Black Eyed Boy - In Our Lifetime - When We Are Together - Nevermind - What About Us? (Dallas) - Summer Son - In Demand - Getaway - Sleep (duet with Tony) - Take Your Mama (Scissor Sisters cover) - Say What You Want

Facts :


Photos by Julia and Nicky
Photos by Rad
Review by Julia Jones
Review by Wendy
Review by Jen
8 October
His Majesty's Theatre, Aberdeen

Setlist :
I Don't Want A Lover - Halo - Can't Resist - In Demand - Summer Son - Nevermind - Black Eyed Boy - Getaway - Sleep (w Paul Buchanan) - Inner Smile - Say What You Want

Facts :
This gig was part of the BBC Radio 2 shows in Aberdeen and NOT from the Texas Autmn tour so it's not a full concert.
The concert was broadcasted live on BBC Radio 2 Scotland.

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10 October
Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham

Setlist :
I Don't Want A Lover - Halo - Can't Resist - Black Eyed Boy - In Our Lifetime - When We Are Together - Nevermind - Summer Son - In Demand - Getaway - Sleep (duet with Tony) - Take Your Mama (Scissor Sisters cover) - Say What You Want

Facts :
The venue was all seated.

Review by Ralph
Photo by Ralph

11 October
Carling Apollo, Manchester

Setlist :
I Don't Want A Lover - Halo - Can't Resist - Black Eyed Boy - In Our Lifetime - When We Are Together - Nevermind - Summer Son - In Demand - Getaway - Sleep (duet with Tony) - Take Your Mama (Scissor Sisters cover) - Say What You Want

Facts :


Review by Dirk
Review by Sheryl and Lorraine
Review by Heidi
Review by Paul
Photos by Nicky and Julia

13 October
City Hall, Sheffield

Setlist :
I Don't Want A Lover - Halo - Can't Resist - Black Eyed Boy - In Our Lifetime - When We Are Together - Nevermind - Summer Son - In Demand - Getaway - Sleep (duet with Tony) - Take Your Mama (Scissor Sisters cover) - Say What You Want

Facts :
The venue was all seated and the concert was the opening of the completely renewed Sheffield City Hall.

Review by Dirk
14 October
The Forum, London

Setlist :
I Don't Want A Lover - Halo - Can't Resist - When We Are Together - In Our Lifetime - Black Eyed Boy - Nevermind - What About Us? - Summer Son - In Demand - Getaway - Inner Smile // Sleep (with guest Paul Buchanan) - Like A Rolling Stone (with Paul Buchanan) - Say What You Want

Facts :
Last concert of the UK Autumn Tour

Review by Sarah
Review by Dirk
Review from BBC website
Review by Debbie



16 October
Zenith de Dijon, Dijon, France

Setlist :
I Don't Want A Lover - Halo - When We Are Together - In Our Lifetime - Black Eyed Boy - Can’t Resist - Nevermind - What About Us - In Demand - Summer Son - Getaway - Inner Smile // Sleep - Like a Rolling Stone (with Paul Buchanan) - Say What You Want

Facts :
Concert for the opening of the new Zénith in Dijon.

Review by Béné
Review by Mailla






31 October
HMV Liverpool

Setlist :
Black Eyed Boy - Can't Resist - Getaway - I Don't Want A Lover

Facts :
Acoustic set and signing at HMV Liverpool for the promotion of the Can't Resist single.

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1 November
HMV Birmingham

Setlist :
Black Eyed Boy - Can't Resist - Getaway - I Don't Want A Lover

Facts :
Acoustic set and signing at HMV Liverpool for the promotion of the Can't Resist single.

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9 November
Virgin Megastore, Paris

Setlist :
Black Eyed Boy - Can't Resist - Halo - Sleep - Summer Son - Getaway - Inner Smile // Say What You Want - I Don't Want A Lover

Facts :
Instore at Virgin Megastore at the Champs Elysées in Paris. The entire set was acoustic.

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18 November
Children in Need concert, Wrexham, Wales

Setlist :
Getaway - Inner Smile - Can't Resist - Summer Son - Say What You Want

Facts :
The money raised with this gig went to the Children in Need foundation.

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19 November
Xmas Lights switch on, St Helens, England

Setlist :
Getaway - Inner Smile - I Don't Want A Lover

Facts :
Acoustic set at this Christmas lights switch on.

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27 November
Radio Donna showcase, Brussels, Belgium

Setlist :
Getaway - So Called Friend - Inner Smile - Sleep - Can't Resist - Nevermind - Summer Son - Say What You Want - I Don't Want A Lover

Facts :
Acoustic set at the Marconi studio in the VRT building in Brussels, organized by Radio Donna.

Click for photos
Review by Mieke
30 November
MotoMusicNight, Kaufleuten, Zurich, Switzerland

Setlist :
Getaway - Inner Smile - Can't Resist - In Demand Summer Son - Sleep - Say What You Want - I Don't Want A Lover

Facts :


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17 December
Principales Solidarios, Palacio de los deportes, Madrid, Spain

Setlist :
Getaway - Inner Smile - Can't Resist - In Demand - Sleep - Summer Son - Say What You Want / I Don't Want A Lover - Black Eyed Boy

Facts :
The sound felt out during Sleep but the problem was solved pretty fast so the concert could resume.

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19 December
Up Close at Christmas, Hopetoun House, Edinburgh

Setlist :
Getaway - Black Eyed Boy - Sleep - Inner Smile - Can't Resist - Nevermind - So Called Friend -
Summer Son - Say What You Want / I Don't Want A Lover

Facts :
Acoustic gig at a very unique location in Edinburgh. Take a look at their venue here.

Review by Vicky
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31 December
Hogmanay, Edinburgh, Scotland

Setlist :
Inner Smile - Getaway - In Demand - Halo - Sleep - Summer Son - Say What You Want / Take Your Mama

Facts :
The New Years concert was held at the feet of the famous Edinburgh Castle.

Photos by Dorine