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The Who’s Tommy musical returning to Broadway in 2021

The Who’s Tommy musical returning to Broadway in 2021

The Who’s musical ‘Tommy’ is returning to Broadway. The upcoming run of the acclaimed rock opera, which is comprised of music and lyrics by the iconic rock group’s songwriter and guitarist Pete Townshend, will be directed by Des McAnuff – who was in charge of the original production between 1993 and 1995. He said: "’Tommy’ combines myth and spectacle ... »

The Who unveil new LP ‘Who’ and announce 2020 orchestra tour

The Who unveil new LP ‘Who’ and announce 2020 orchestra tour

The Who have unveiled their new album ‘Who’ and announced a 2020 UK tour with a live orchestra. Following on from their stadium show at Wembley in July, which saw them debut brand new tracks ‘Hero Ground Zero’ and ‘Ball and Chain’ from the long-awaited follow-up to 2006′s ‘Endless Wire’, the ‘My Generation’ hitmakers have confirmed ... »

The Who debut two new songs at epic Wembley Stadium

The Who debut two new songs at epic Wembley Stadium

The Who debuted two new songs from their upcoming new album as they made their return to Wembley Stadium on Saturday (06.07.19). Frontman Roger Daltrey and guitarist Pete Townshend – who last played the London venue for Live Aid in 1985 – gave fans a taste of what to expect from their first record of new material in over a decade as they performed ‘Hero Ground Zero’ and ... »

Roger Daltrey fears losing voice in ‘next five years’

Roger Daltrey fears losing voice in ‘next five years’

Roger Daltrey thinks he will lose his voice "in the next five years". The 75-year-old Who frontman – who has taken to lip-reading nowadays due to his deafness – has admitted he fears "age" will start to affect the quality of his singing in the next few years. He admitted: "Obviously within the next five years I think my voice will go. "Age will get it in t... »

Roger Daltrey: The Who’s next album is best since Quadrophenia

Roger Daltrey: The Who’s next album is best since Quadrophenia

Roger Daltrey says The Who’s new album is their best since ‘Quadrophenia’. Although the iconic rock group’s frontman was originally skeptical about their first collection since 2006′s ‘Endless Wire’, after hearing it he thinks it’s their strongest record in 46 years. Speaking during a Q&A at pop-up shop The Who @ 52, the NME quoted him as saying:... »

The Who announces The Who @ 52 pop-up

The Who announces The Who @ 52 pop-up

The Who have announced ‘The Who @ 52′ pop-up to celebrate the 50th anniversary of iconic rock opera LP ‘Tommy’ and their return to Wembley Stadium after 40 years. Fans of the ‘My Generation’ hitmakers will get the chance to purchase exclusive merchandise, including one-off ‘Pinball Wizard’ 7" Single only available at the shop in London’s S... »

Roger Daltrey announces 50th anniversary Tommy Orchestral album

Roger Daltrey announces 50th anniversary Tommy Orchestral album

Roger Daltrey has announced The Who’s ‘Tommy Orchestral’ album to mark its 50th anniversary. The ‘My Generation’ hitmaker toured the iconic rock band’s seminal 1969 LP ‘Tommy’ in full with his band and local orchestras across America last summer, and now they are set to release the record featuring the timeless music of guitarist Pete Townshend. The ... »

Roger Daltrey ‘couldn’t hear’ new Who songs during extreme deaf spell

Roger Daltrey ‘couldn’t hear’ new Who songs during extreme deaf spell

Roger Daltrey "couldn’t hear" the music Pete Townshend had made for their new album at first. The Who frontman has been battling with deafness for some time through more than 50 years of playing with the iconic British rock band, and when the band’s guitarist sent him the songs for their first album since 2006′s ‘Endless Wire’ for him to add his vocals to, i... »

The Who tackle fishing and MeToo on ‘current’ new album

The Who tackle fishing and MeToo on ‘current’ new album

The Who’s new songs for their upcoming album tackle fishing and #MeToo. The iconic rock band’s guitarist Pete Townshend – who is joined by frontman Roger Daltrey in the group – has revealed their new tunes for their first record of new material in over a decade are "current" and address a number of issues, such as "how men might have to change in the future&q... »

The Who to start recording new album this week

The Who to start recording new album this week

The Who will start recording their new album in west London this week. The ‘Pinball Wizard’ group’s guitarist Pete Townshend has revealed he is heading to the iconic British Grove Studios – where The Rolling Stones produced their 2016 covers LP ‘Blue & Lonesome’ – to start putting together their first record in over a decade. However, frontman Roger Da... »

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