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THURSDAY 20TH FEBRUARY 2020
Altered Images were an early 1980s Scottish New Wave/post-punk band. Led by lead singer Clare Grogan, the band branched into mainstream pop music, and had six UK Top 40 hit singles and three Top 30 albums between 1981 and 1983.
The band were signed to Epic Records in 1981 the same year Clare appeared in the BAFTA winning comedy 'Gregory’s Girl'. Clare didn't get to finish her exams – she wasn’t too upset!
Altered Images quickly had worldwide success, selling millions of records, which topped the charts in several countries. They recorded 3 Top 10 Albums – 'Happy Birthday', 'Pinky Blue' and 'Bite'. They had 6 Top Ten Singles working with world famous producers - Martin Rushent, Tony Visconti and Mike Chapman. They were voted Best New Group at the NME awards in the same year they were invited to play at The Royal Command Performance.
After an eighteen-year gap in performing with Altered Images, Clare was persuaded to sing their hits again and continues to play in front of huge and enthusiastic crowds.
Altered Images have an array of famous artistes who happily describe themselves as fans, from Florence + 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. Their songs constantly turn up in the soundtracks to movies and adverts and Clare recently performed on stage with hit band of the moment, The Drums, who described her as ‘their favorite pop idol’.
Over 14s only (under 16s must be accompanied by an adult over 16)