MAR 01] SKYDOME COVENTRY NEWS
To Old Stomping Ground
T'pau star Carol Decker performs in Coventry next week she will
recognise some people in the sea of faces as her family live nearby
and will be coming along to watch.
former chart-topper will appear at SkyDome-based live entertainment
bar Jumpin Jaks on Tuesday.
Decker, who recorded 'China in Your Hand', one of the smash hits of
the 1980s, has revealed that the date will be a poignant one for
from Liverpool, her father's work brought the family to Nuneaton and
much of her socialising was done in Coventry.
used to go out in the city when I lived in Nuneaton, but it must
be totally different now.
used to frequent student pubs around the cathedral. I haven't been
to the SkyDome before, I have heard a lot about it though and it
will be great to sing there.
I appear all over the country I am really looking forward to
performing at Jumpin Jaks because of my connection with the city -
I hope there is a good crowd and a great atmosphere.
got a lot of family still in Nuneaton. My mum, my brother and his
family are still there and I expect my brother will come along to
watch me perform."
testament to the quality of T'pau's tracks is that as well as
achieving a consecutive five-week stint in the number one slot,
Decker features on nearly 200 different compilation albums.
with hearing some of the most listened to tracks performed live by
their original artist, Jaks party-goers may also be watching a
future star of the big screen.
has appeared on several TV shows and has now been offered parts in
have been really busy in the last few years. I released an album
in 1998, called 'Red', and then embarked on a 56 date tour of
Europe which ended in Madrid last April.
have already been in a couple of British movies. I had a part in
the first ever interactive film called 'Running Time' which was
written by the same guy who wrote 'The Full Monty'.
will also be able to see me in a black comedy with Julian Clary
which is very funny.
schedule is hectic though and I have a daughter, Scarlet, who is
nearly three and being a mum takes up a lot of time."
the moment I am just looking forward to coming back to Coventry
and performing there for the first time - hopefully we can all get
Jaks jumpin on that night!"
for the Carol Decker show at Jumpin Jaks are priced at £4 and can
be purchased from the box office at the venue on 08700 353637 using
all major credit cards.
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