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8:45pm Alexander O’Neal
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“30 years of Hearsay 1987-2017”
Securing his name in the R&B history books, Alexander O’Neal is one of the genres most iconic names. Signed by Prince to Warner Records back in the early days as part of The Time his journey in and out of various band formations propelled him to be the solo artist that we best know him for today. Alexander O’Neal has created a cult appreciation across the globe.
Alexander O’Neal invites you to join him together with his all star band in celebration of his 1987 masterpiece ‘Hearsay‘, widely regarded as one of the greatest RnB albums of all time. Spending over 2 years in the UK album charts and selling over 700,000 copies.
The album launched seven charting singles, ‘Fake’, ‘Criticize’, ‘Never Knew Love Like This’, ‘The Lovers’, ‘(What Can I Say) To Make You Love Me’ and ‘Sunshine‘. ‘Hearsay‘ started Alexander O’Neal‘s special relationship with the UK, where he still holds the record for an African-American performer selling out 6 straight nights at Wembley arena.
“With his heart firmly in the music industry and a loyalty in the thousands that still buy his records O’Neal’s passion to keep his sound alive is ever present ‘HEARSAY’ will always be Alexander O’Neal’s high water mark” – BBC Online