Friday, February 8, 2008

Hot of The Press: Eric Burdon and War to Reunite for London Concert

Eric Burdon & WAR will reform for the first time in 37 years to play a concert at the London Royal Albert Hall on Monday 21st April 2008.
This is a one-time only reunion concert, and the first time since they originally disbanded in 1971.

Tickets will go on sale on 14th February at 9am GMT. Ticket Hotline: 0844 576 5483, Book Online:

Originally the front man of the Animals, Eric Burdon is considered to be one of the greatest blues singers in the world. His contribution to music is immense. By joining forces with WAR; possibly the most popular funk groups of the 70's, this one-time-only concert is one of the hottest tickets of 2008.

With a distinctive sound that captured the heart and soul of 1970's America, Los Angeles based WAR played the music that made people dance and think. Their 1970 album 'Eric Burdon Declares WAR' included two No. 1 worldwide hits - 'Spill The Wine' and 'Tobacco Road'. The second album, 'The Black-Man's Burdon' featured the hits 'They Can't Take Away Our Music' and a cover of the Rolling Stones' 'Paint It Black'.

The Royal Albert Hall concert coincides with a major reissue campaign that will see Rhino Records release the band's first two 1970 albums - 'Eric Burdon Declares WAR' and 'The Black-Man's Burdon' on Monday 24th March. The reissue campaign will end on 14th April with the release of 'The Best of Eric Burdon & WAR' and 'The WAR Anthology'.

Cheers to Peter Noble PR
Image: c) Tom Hanley /

1 comment:

Cucumber Jones said...

Eric Burdon and WAR to perform for the first time in 37 years! Now that's bloody impressive. I cannot wait to see the band in action again. Spill the Wine!