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13th Feb 2012
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The London Palladium
Monday 13th February 2012
Concert Starts at 7.30
Robin Gibb joins ‘The Soldiers’ in Concert at The London Palladium performing 'Gotta To Get A Message to You'live on stage.. an historic night not to be missed !!
Rocco Buonvino presents: The Soldiers' final tour night is at The London Palladium on 13th February. Robin Gibb joins them for non-stop great songs. All proceeds for Coming Home Charity.
The Soldiers were Britain’s first group of serving soldiers to storm the pop charts and are now set to create history once again as the first soldier pop group to headline at The London Palladium on the final night of their third tour. The show is a non-stop journey of great songs, old and new, featuring some of their best loved tracks including the recent hit ‘I’ve Gotta Get a Message to You' featuring Robin Gibb, taken from their current album 'Message to You'. The boys infuse all their material with their own fresh brand of entertainment vigour and style.
30th September 2011
The Soldier's will be releasing their 4th album on the 17th October - which will be a complilation of their best work to date. The record will be available from all good record shops. The disc will contain their singles: Coming Home, A Soldier's Christmas Letter, Letters Home and a few new tracks.
The Soldiers will be playing at the Guilfest Festival 2010 at Stoke Park from 16-18 July. For more information and tickets check out the festival website here.
Have you booked your tickets for the official Soldier's tour? Check out our hot deals. The Soldier's will be appearing on stage in a theatre near you.
13 01 10
The Soldiers perform on the Alan Titchmarsh show and receive their double platinum disk. Coming Home was one of the biggest selling albums of 2009.
12 12 09
Check out the brand new video for the Soldier's christmas single: A Soldier's Christmas Letter. The single is out now and 25p goes directly to the Army Benvolent Fund.
21 11 09
The Soldier's album: Coming Home has been certified PLATINUM by the BPI -
08 11 09
The Soldiers album: Coming Home - as stayed in the top 10 this week, despite huge competition from Bon Jovi and The Foo Fighters. Coming Home shifted a massive amount - receiving GOLD CERTIFICATION in sales.
26 10 09
The album has dropped and is available for download and purchase from the highstreet. Buy your copy today, let's get the boys into the charts!
06 10 09
It's arrived. The Soldier'a debut single, Coming Home is now available to download from iTunes, Amazon and Play. Please download today and help get The Soldiers to #1 with their debut single.
01 10 09
Video message from the lads! Check out their video here. The boys wowed a packed house last night at the album press launch. The 3 soldiers sang, He Ain't Heavy, he's my brother, Tears In Heaven and the forthcoming single: Coming Home.
24 09 09
Release date for the single has been announced. You can download The Soldier's debut single "Coming Home" on the 6th October from all digital stores.
22 09 09
The Soldier's debut album: Coming Home, has risen over 11000 places on the AMAZON music chart, in just 1 week. The album is currently at #63 in the Easy Listening Chart. To order your very own copy, click the link to the left.
11 09 09
Catch up with the Soldiers on BBC radio 5 live this evening. Their brand new and debut single: COMING HOME is radio played for the first time. To catch up on the show click here
09 09 09
The Soldiers have their first interview exclusively with the UK's biggest selling daily paper: The Sun Along with the interview is the opportunity to download for FREE the lead song from the album: Coming Home, penned by Jake Hook / Nick Patrick and Jeff Chegwin.
The download will be made available for just 48 hours, so make sure you download while you can. The album is due for release on the 26th October.
08 09 09
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The Soldiers – Coming Home Tour
Newcastle City Hall – April 9th 2010
by Paula Usher
A regular to the City Hall in my late teens and early twenties I’d never envisioned myself back here twenty years on been entertained for the evening by three of her majesty’s finest, yet here I was four rows from the front, surrounded by an audience ranging from my ten year old daughter to senior citizens.
On stage was an assortment of instruments waiting for the band, the backdrop, and black with The Soldiers logo in glittery, silver letters with small white and blue lights covering the rest. There were two support acts, the first a classical/crossover act by the name of Lucy Rhodes and the second BGT finalist saxophonist Julian Smith, I liked Julian when he performed on BGT so really enjoyed his performance.
Finally, The Soldiers, starting with tracks from there double platinum album ‘Coming Home’ they sang Tears in Heaven, I’ll Stand By You, He Isn’t Heavy & Lean on Me with little dance steps reminiscent of the 60’s, there was an obvious friendship between the guys which showed itself in the camaraderie, although I did began to think towards the end of the first set that it was more like the Gary Chilton Show with him taking almost all the lead vocals although he sang a touching solo of ‘Bring Him Home’ I really wanted to hear Ryan and Ritchie take on a song of there own. Coming Home completed the first half, the highlight of my night. The Soldiers sang with obvious feeling and pride, accompanied by Julian Smith on saxophone, and with the atmosphere in the venue incredibly emotional it was no surprise when the whole audience rose to there feet for a standing ovation and from where I could see tears both on and off the stage.
After a twenty minute interval The Soldiers this time dressed in grey suits with complimenting black shirt and ties started the second set with a wide selection of different genres which included the Wet Wet Wet hit ‘ Sweet Little Mystery, Elton John’s, Don’t Let the Sun Go Down on Me and my personal favourite The Mavericks, Dance the Night Away which had the crowd up on there feet dancing & clapping and more energetic dancing from the guys. A medley of tracks from Soul Man to My Girl had each of them taking turns in solo spots. Ryan’s solo song, the Enrique Iglesias hit ‘Hero’ came complete with screaming females in the audience, before they all armed themselves with guitars and rocked there way through the Status Quo classic ‘Rockin’ all Over the World (the guitars were not plugged in, I may add).
Finally, ‘Do I Make You Proud’ which will be the new single and the encore Hey Jude and it was over. I can honestly say that throughout the evening the guys seemed to enjoy every minute, the teasing and joking was infectious making them great performers and the audience loved them. I wasn’t sure what to expect from the evening but I had a really great night. Gary, Ryan and Richie were very entertaining and did themselves proud, announcing that so far they have risen in excess of £300,000 for the Army Benevolent Fund, Help for Heroes and Royal British Legion they certainly have a lot to be proud about.
The official music video to the debut single Coming Home by the Soldiers.
The official music video to the Christmas single: A Soldier's Christmas Letter
The official music video to the single: Letters Home
The TV advert for The Soldier's Debut album - Coming Home
The Soldier's TV Advert for 2nd Album: Letters Home