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The UK’s number one soul band The Real Thing is returning to the Brindley Theatre, Runcorn on Saturday 8 September.

Following the sad passing of Eddy Amoo, his brother Chris and Dave Smith have decided to continue as a duo backed by The Real Thing band.

The show will feature their million-selling hits including three No. 1 singles in the 70’s & 80’s You To Me Are Everything, Can’t Get By Without You and Feel The Force.

They were signed to Pye records and You To Me Are Everything was released in 1976, sailing to the top of the UK singles chart. The band went on to have a further nine hits over a three-year period.

The bands iconic 4 from 8 album contained the L8 medley which featured Children of the Ghetto which has been covered by Artistes such as Mary J Bligh, Philip Bailey of Earth Wind & Fire and Courtney Pine. It has been sampled by many rap bands as well as being featured in the Spike Lee movie ‘Clockers’.

The bands Real Thing Live DVD which was recorded at the Philharmonic Hall in Liverpool to Celebrate 40 years on the road. They also regularly perform at the Rewind the 80’s festivals and the Here and Now festivals alongside such artists as Rick Astley, Boy George, Belinda Carlisle, Kool and the Gang and Chic.

Tickets are £23, £21 from www.thebrindley.org.uk and the Brindley box office on 0151 907 8360.