Texas
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1986
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Texas

Texas Biography (Wikipedia)

Texas are a Scottish pop rock band from Glasgow. They were founded in 1986 by Johnny McElhone (formerly of the bands Altered Images and Hipsway) and Sharleen Spiteri on lead vocals. Texas made their performing debut in March 1988 at the University of Dundee. They took their name from the 1984 Wim Wenders movie Paris, Texas.

The band released their debut album Southside in 1989, along with the debut single "I Don't Want a Lover" which was an international hit, reaching the top ten in the UK and other high charting positions in Europe. Southside debuted at number three in the UK and number 88 on the US Billboard 200 album charts. Despite the success of Southside, the follow-up albums Mothers Heaven (1991) and Ricks Road (1993) were less successful, peaking at #32 and #18 respectively in the UK.

The band's fortunes changed in 1997 with the release of their White on Blonde album which entered the UK Albums Chart at number one and became their biggest seller. To date it has been certified six-times platinum in the UK. Follow up album, The Hush (1999) was also successful, debuting at number one on the UK album charts and certified triple platinum. The band's Greatest Hits album, released in 2000, was another big seller, again debuting at number one and also being certified six-times platinum. Texas would go on to release a further two studio albums, Careful What You Wish For in 2003, and Red Book in 2005, both of which were certified gold in the UK. After the release of Red Book and a tour to support the album's release, Texas went on hiatus. Lead singer Sharleen Spiteri launched a solo career, releasing her debut solo album, Melody, in 2008.

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Texas Performances & Interviews


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I Don't Want A Lover
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I Don't Want A Lover
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Black Eyed Boy
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Black Eyed Boy
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Say What You Want
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Say What You Want
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Summer Son
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Summer Son
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Halo
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Halo
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Inner Smile
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Inner Smile
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I've Got A Feeling (The Tramway, Glasgow, 20 Apr 1994)
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I've Got A Feeling (The Tramway, Glasgow, 20 Apr 1994)
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I Want To Go To Heaven (The Tramway, Glasgow, 20 Apr 1994)
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I Want To Go To Heaven (The Tramway, Glasgow, 20 Apr 1994)
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Why Believe In You - The Tramway, Glasgow 1994
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Why Believe In You - The Tramway, Glasgow 1994
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So In Love With You - The Tramway, Glasgow 1994
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So In Love With You - The Tramway, Glasgow 1994
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The Thrill Has Gone (The Tramway, Glasgow, 20 Apr 1994)
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The Thrill Has Gone (The Tramway, Glasgow, 20 Apr 1994)
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Alone With You (The Tramway, Glasgow, 20 Apr 1994)
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Alone With You (The Tramway, Glasgow, 20 Apr 1994)
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I Don't Want A Lover (The Tramway, Glasgow, 20 Apr 1994)
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I Don't Want A Lover (The Tramway, Glasgow, 20 Apr 1994)
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You've Got To Live A Little (The Tramway, Glasgow, 20 Apr 1994)
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You've Got To Live A Little (The Tramway, Glasgow, 20 Apr 1994)
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Everyday Now - The Tramway, Glasgow 1994
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Everyday Now - The Tramway, Glasgow 1994
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Hear Me Now (The Tramway, Glasgow, 20 Apr 1994)
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Hear Me Now (The Tramway, Glasgow, 20 Apr 1994)
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So Called Friend (The Tramway, Glasgow, 20 Apr 1994)
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So Called Friend (The Tramway, Glasgow, 20 Apr 1994)
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Fade Away (The Tramway, Glasgow, 20 Apr 1994)
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Fade Away (The Tramway, Glasgow, 20 Apr 1994)
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Can't Resist
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Can't Resist
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Past BBC Events

Proms 2017: Proms in the Park: Hyde Park
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Hyde Park
2017-09-09T13:31:39
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2017
Proms 2017: Proms in the Park: Hyde Park

Proms 2017: Proms in the Park: Hyde Park

Hyde Park
Radio 2 Live in Hyde Park: 2013
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London
2013-09-08T13:31:39
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Sep
2013
Radio 2 Live in Hyde Park: 2013

Radio 2 Live in Hyde Park: 2013

London
T in the Park: 2013
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Balado, Kinross-Shire
2013-07-12T13:31:39
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2013
T in the Park: 2013

T in the Park: 2013

Balado, Kinross-Shire

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