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August 31 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm$66.00
Saturday, August 31, 2019 at 8 PM
Albert Hammond has been writing hit songs for over 50 years. Many becoming Grammy, Emmy, Oscar, and Golden Globe nominees and winners. His folk-rock tunes are timeless, infused with sun-kissed Caribbean rhythms.
Hammond is a Gibraltarian pop-rock singer-songwriter and producer. He is best known for writing hits such as “Don’t Turn Around,” “When You Tell Me That You Love Me,” and “The Air That I Breathe.”
Starting his music career in 1960, as a member of The Diamond Boys. Later he became the Family Dogg. He had a career as a songwriter for many years, including The Air That I Breathe, for The Hollies. He moved to the USA in the 1970s to pursue a solo career.
He released his debut album, ‘It Never Rains in Southern California’, in 1972. He also had a string of hits, alongside releasing Spanish language albums. Later, he worked as a producer winning a Grammy Award for Lani Hall’s, ‘Es Facil Amar’.
In 2012, Albert Hammond released his latest album “Legend II” in which he also recorded some of his most recognized songs, and with which he is still touring.
Returning to songwriting, he wrote several hits for Tina Turner, including “I Don’t Wanna Lose You,” ” Be Tender With Me Baby,” ” Way of the World and Love Thing,” as well as “When You Tell Me That You Love Me” for Diana Ross and “Don’t Turn Around,” which was recorded by Bonnie Tyler, Ace Of Base and Aswad. He released his latest solo album, ‘In Symphony’, in 2016 via Warner.
One need only listen to his work from the past fifty years to see the mark he has left on popular music – a vast array of modern-day standards that are known the world over and have so deeply touched the lives of us all.