Alison Moyet is heading to Ipswich

Ipswich: Regent date for Yazoo star Alison Moyet

Tuesday, February 26, 2013
6.25 PM

Alison Moyet is coming to the Ipswich Regent Theatre on October 13.

The Basildon-born singer-songwriter will perform tracks from her first album since 2007, the minutes, alongside her back catalogue of hits.

Starting her musical journey in punk bands and on the Canvey Island pub rock scene; her piano tuning studies came to a halt when Only You became a worldwide hit for her and Vince Clarke, aka Yazoo.

The multiple Brit Award winner went on to have a successful solo career as well as appearing on stage in the West End.

The new album was written with and produced by Guy Sigsworth, known for his work with Frou Frou, Robyn, Björk, Goldie and Madonna.

Paralleling her synth-pop past, it’s bang up-to-date too; taking in elements of high-end pop smashes, RnB, modern club sounds and electronic experimentation.

“I avoided listening to anything during the process of writing and recording this album, choosing instead to be lead by my own melodic voice, the one I now find myself with 30-years-in”, said Alison.

“Guy Sigsworth returns me to a programmer’s world and marries it with perfect musicality. I have been waiting for him. We have made an album mindless of industry mores that apply to middle-aged women and have shunned all talk of audiences, demographics and advert jazz covers. This has easily been my happiest studio experience.”

Tickets go on sale at 10am on March 8.

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