Steve Thompson has written songs that have been recorded by Celine Dion, Sheena Easton, Elkie Brooks, The Hollies, The Searchers, Tygers of Pan Tang, Baby Ford, Colin Blunstone, Elaine Page and Chris Farlowe.‘Steve Thompson Songwriter’ features Steve’s own band playing new versions of the songs that he’s written for many of these and other artists. In the show he also tells the stories behind these songs as well as anecdotes from his time in the music industry, working closely with an equally impressive list of Producers such as Gus Dudgeon ( Elton John, Chris Rea); Rodger Bain (Black Sabbath); Christopher Neil (Mike & The Mechanics, Marillion, Gerry Rafferty) and Peter Collins (Rush, Gary Moore, Bon Jovi)
This show also forms the launch of the band’s new album “The Long Fade”. The album features new versions of the songs steve wrote for the artists mentioned above plus brand-new songs Guests have come forward from Steve’s past as a songwriter and record producer and have contributed to the album. People such as John Gallagher of Raven, Steve Lamb of Tygers of Pan Tang, Tony Bray of Venom and John Verity of Argent. But it’s not a heavy metal/rock album. The album contains Steve’s huge pop ballad hit Hurry Home juxta positioned with another hit for Tygers Of Pan Tang: Paris by air via blue eyed soul for Celine and Sheena: Please Don’t Sympathise.