China Crisis will perform as Will Young’s special guests on Friday 20th May, along with Philippa Hanna.
China Crisis are an English pop/rock band. They were formed in 1981 in Kirkby, near Liverpool, Merseyside with a core of vocalist/keyboardist Gary Daly and guitarist / vocalist Eddie Lundon. China Crisis were originally assimilated in the batch of new wave Liverpool acts of the late 1970s and early 1980s, led by OMD and also including The Teardrop Explodes, A Flock of Seagulls and Frankie Goes to Hollywood.
China Crisis had success in the United Kingdom in the 1980s with five Top 40 singles and three Top 40 albums, as well as commercial success in Western Europe, Australia and the Americas.
Back with a new album Autumn in the Neighbourhood was released on 3 June 2015 via the Pledge Music website. It was their first studio album for 21 years, and contained 11 songs: “Smile”; “Down Here on Earth”; “Autumn in the Neighbourhood”; “Being in Love”; “Fool”; “My Sweet Delight”; “Tell Tale Signs”.
The band undertook an extensive promotional tour of the UK from the end of September until December 2015, both as a trio and as a full band. The tour included a special “Flaunt the Imperfection Live” night at the Epstien Theatre , Liverpool on 17 October 2015 to mark the thirtieth anniversary of their 1985 album of that name. The band also played live in North America in December.In November 2015, a compilation album, 80s Recovered, featuring many 1980s-related artists was released on the Music Brokers label. China Crisis contributed a cover of Carole King’s “ it’s too late “.