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Atomic Rooster's
Chris Farlowe

Chris Farlowe of Atomic Rooster

Mr Elusive, Chris Farlowe!
Early bands The Thunderbirds and Colosseum.
Early hits "Out of Time" and as Little Joe Cook "Stormy Monday"
Chris, an already very experienced vocalist from a soul based background, was recruited into the Atomic Rooster ranks by Vincent in February '72. His style of singing suited the musical direction that Vincent was leading Rooster.Chris sang on both Made In England and Nice N' Greasy '73. His very much unique style of vocals led Rooster up to '74. During his stay in the Rooster ranks Chris contributed his unique vocals plus,of course his anorak, which it is rumoured contained plenty of "eats" to last each gig!
After Rooster Chris has continued recording and performing as the Chris Farlowe Band and others!
78: Sings theme tune to TV series Gangsters.
82: Sings on musical score for Death Wish II
and very recently appeared at The Buxton(UK)Jazz & Blues Festival -May '00.

Chris Farlowe Thursday 17/8/00 @ The Band On The Wall,Swan St Manchester. "The extravagantly-talented Chris Farlowe is joined by those blues stalwarts The Norman Breaker Blues Band at 8pm - £6"
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Chris played London's Astoria Theatre with Colosseum, Friday 29th September and in Austria 22nd September.
Chris and Colosseum Chris Farlowe and Colosseum
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22/9/00.....And how up to date can we get?
Just got these pics in from Erich in Austria & he's just come back from a Colosseum gig.For more pictures of the gig click here for his online album,


The latest news is the new release of Chris's next solo album, "Glory Bound" (Out of Time Ltd.),

Glory Bound Chris Farlowe
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Chris has recently been out on an extensive tour with the Manfreds and will undertake a solo tour in March/April of 2001 in promotion of the new album. Chris Farlowe and the Manfreds!
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Announcing new tour dates for the 2001 Glory Bound tour!

UK 2001

Feb 9th or 16th - Kelly Show
Feb 22nd - 25th - Ireland (TBC)
Feb 2nd - Minehead, Butlins
March 1st - Beverly, Picture Playhouse
March 2nd - Robin 2, Wolverhampton
March 3rd - Newcastle, Opera House
March 4th, Leeds (TBA) March 7th - Huntingdon Hall, Worcester March 8th - Chester, Alexander's
March 9th - Skegness, Butlins
March 10th - Woodford, Stockport
April 14th - Nantwich Jazz Festival

Europe 2001

March 17th - Cafe Hahn, Koblenz
March 18th - Kuba Halle, Wolfenbuttel
March 20th - Downtown Blues Club, Hamburg March 21st - Bluesgarage, Isernhagen
March 22nd - Karstadt, Berlin
March 23rd - Spinnere, Glauchau
March 24th - Gewerkschaftshaus, Greuszen
March 25th - Jubez, Karslruhe
March 26th - Jazzgalerie, Bonn
March 28th - Schutzenhaus, Stuttgart
March 29th - Colossaal, Aschafenburg
March 30th - Kolpinghaus, Lorsch
March 31st - Kammerspiele, Ansbach
April 1st - Fiasko, Kassel April 3rd - Spektrum, Augsburg
April 4th - Kammgarn, Kaiserslautern
April 5th - Schwarzer Adler, Rheinberg
April 6th - Musikhall, Woprpswede
April 7th - Aula, Kellinghusen

From Alex Gitlin,

The Official Chris Farlowe WebSite

For a fuller view of Chris's career pre and post Rooster go to:.
The Chris Farlowe Fan Page

Chris's page,
Knights in Blue Denim.

The Chris Farlowe Tribute Site


*Whatever Happened to the Band?
*Vincent Crane *Carl Palmer *Nick Graham *John DuCann *Paul Hammond *Pete French *Chris Farlowe *Steve Bolton *Ric Parnell *John Goodsall *Preston Heyman *Bernie Torme