British soul legend and multi-platinum singer-songwriter Kenny Thomas has announced that he and his all-star band will be hitting the road in Spring 2024, on a 9-leg UK tour.
Kenny will take his soulful flair and greatest hits such as Thinking About Your Love, Best of You and Outstanding to some of the most historical theatres across the country.
On the tour, Kenny says:
“Live gigs are one of the most enjoyable aspects of being a musician and it’s where my fans come together for a night of Soul-music and serious partying. So to announce the ‘HIM’ 2024 tour is really exciting for me and the band, and it’s an opportunity for us to play songs from my third album HIM which was never commercially released.
Over three decades on from when I first started out, this tour demonstrates that Soul-Music is here to stay.”
The announcement comes off the back of news that Kenny is to release a Best Of album on 3 November 2023. Released on vinyl and CD, the album features all the big hits, fan favourites, and thought-to-be lost masters from his unreleased third album HIM, which were recently discovered.
Kenny remains one of the most important and successful UK soul singers of his generation with his debut album Voices selling 600,000 copies in the UK alone on Chrysalis Records in 1991 achieving a total of 8 Top 40 singles and 2 Top 10 records whilst picking up 2 x BRIT-Award Nominations for Best Male Vocalist and Best Newcomer.
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