Wednesday, 06 May 2020 - 19:30
Music, Southport Theatre
In a career spanning almost 50 years, Engelbert has generated sales in excess of 140 million records, including 64 gold albums, 35 platinum, four Grammy nominations, a Golden Globe, and stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, Las Vegas Walk of Fame, and Leicester Walk of Fame. He has performed for the Queen four times, several presidents and many heads of state. He has recorded everything from the most romantic ballads to movie theme songs, disco, rock, and even gospel. His unique voice has charmed millions of fans of all ages from around the globe. It’s not just his mesmerising voice, but the warmth of the man himself, with his self – endearing sense of humor and self depracating jokes.
Originally from Leicester in the UK, he’s the youngest from a family of 10. Following his fathers station in Madras in WW2, Englebert grew up in India in a loving family, albeit a shy boy he inherited both his mother and father's best traits of music, charisma and athleticism. His career exploded in the 60’s alongside The Stones and The Beatles, accumulating massive audiences and hailed as a global Sex God throughout the 70’s, his career continues to flourish with decades of fans turning out to see the legendary Engelbert light up the stage. Heading to The Palladium in May 2020, it's the perfect venue to hear Englebert croon his fans favourite songs “Spanish Eyes”, "Release Me”, “Quando, Quando, Quando” and so many more!