DEC 00] SKYDOME COVENTRY NEWS
Sayer To Sing In Coventry
idol Leo Sayer will make Jumpin Jaks regulars feel like dancing
when he performs in Coventry next week.
will be playing at the 900-capacity venue on 19 December in a
festive treat for fans as he returns to favour.
well as having a song in the recent blockbuster Charlie’s
Angels, he has been lauded by the Sun, who have launched a Bring
back Leo Sayer campaign.
1973 and 1982 Sayer had two number one hits, achieved Grammy
success, hosted his own BBC show and went on a sell-out world
artist, who was made famous by hits You Make Me Feel Like
Dancing, The Show Must Go On, When I Need You and Long Tall
Glasses, is now back in massive demand.
aged 52, said the appeal of Jumpin Jaks among the different age
groups was a major factor in deciding to play at the venue.
like these are about entertaining and giving people the songs
they want to hear, whether they are favourites from the first
time round or whether they liked You Make Me Feel Like Dancing
when it was back in the charts two years ago.
encourages its audience to really enjoy themselves and that is
what my songs have always been about - I am really looking
forward to playing there.
is very gratifying to know that my songs have become so
popular again and performing in such a lively venue so close
to Christmas should produce an electric festive
appearance at Jaks continues a pledge made by the venue's
management to try and bring current headline hitting artists to
Jaks manager Andrew MacLeod said he believe that Leo's new icon
status among younger
generations will guarantee a diversity of ages in the audience.
think anybody who remembers Leo Sayer from the first time
around will be delighted to hear that he is playing in
Coventry - he was one of the biggest singer - songwriters of
the 70s and 80s.
has also got a massive new following amongst the younger
generations and has sold out some very big venues.
were very keen to secure a Christmas date with him because he
puts on a great show and this will certainly set the fun
atmosphere for the festive period."
you a Leo Sayer fan? Would you like to ask him a question? CWN
hopes to speak to the great man himself next week, and if you
want your questioned asked, email it to firstname.lastname@example.org