The singer and actress Clare Grogan started her 30-year long career as a schoolgirl popstar in her band Altered Images.By day she was studying for her A-Levels and at night she was touring with Siouxsie And The Banshees, playing festivals alongside Echo And The Bunnymen, The Human League, U2 and recording sessions for John Peel.
The band was signed to Epic Records in 1981 and in the same year Clare
appeared in the BAFTA winning comedy Gregory’s Girl
quickly had worldwide success, selling millions of records, which topped the charts in several countries. They recorded three Top 10 albums and had six Top 10 singles. They were voted 'Best New Group' at the NME Awards and in the same year they were invited to play at The Royal Command Performance.
have an array of artistes who happily describe themselves as fans, from Florence And The Machine
to The Foo Fighters
. Their hit song 'Happy Birthday'
has been covered by Courtney Love
, The Ting Tings
and The Wedding Party
, to name but a few.
After an eighteen-year gap in performing with Altered Images
was persuaded to sing their hits again and continues to play in front of huge and enthusiastic crowds.
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£23.50* Standing, £25 Seated*
The Apex, Bury St Edmunds
*Includes £1 booking fee
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