EDINBURGH CASTLE, THURSDAY 13TH JULY
TICKETS ON SALE FRIDAY 24TH MARCH 9am
Castle Concerts are delighted to announce that one of Scotland finest singer songwriters, Emeli Sandé, will take to the stage at Edinburgh Castle on Thursday 13th July as part of her Long Live The Angels world tour.
Mark Mackie, director of Castle Concerts said: “It is with great delight we are able to announce today that the multi-awarding winning artist, Emeli Sandé as the third act to play Edinburgh Castle this July. Over the years, Edinburgh Castle has played host to many international stars such as Rod Stewart, Blondie, Elton John, The Proclaimers, Leonard Cohen, Stereophonics, Sir Tom Jones and Pink. So, its great to be introducing the award-winning Emeli Sandé to this world-renowned venue.”
A lot has happened to Sandé in the four years since the resounding success of her critically acclaimed number one record, Our Version Of Events. Not only was it the biggest selling album of 2012 and second biggest selling album of 2013, but it was also certified 7x platinum, spent seven non-consecutive weeks at No.1 and exceeded The Beatles’ previous record by spending 63 consecutive weeks in the top 10 and selling over 4.6 million copies worldwide.
Nick Finnigan, Executive Manager of Edinburgh Castle said: “It’s fantastic news that an artist like Emeli Sandé, a hugely respected and globally recognised, Scottish performer, will be a major part of our forthcoming Castle Concerts programme. We look forward to welcoming Emeli to Edinburgh Castle.”
The Aberdonian scored three UK number 1 singles and the track; ‘Next to Me’ was certified platinum in the U.S with over 1.5 million singles sold. Sandé has won numerous accolades including 4 Brit Awards (Critics Choice, Best Album and British Female Solo Artist in both 2013 and 2017) as well as awards from Q Magazine, Elle, Harpers and GQ. The multi-instrumentalist initially made her mark as a songwriter in the UK urban scene via acts such as Wiley, Wretch 32 and Chip, later becoming a highly sought-after writer for a wide array of international acts including Alicia Keys, Rihanna and Katy Perry. Her second album Long Live The Angels was released last November and received wide critical acclaim and achieved the biggest week one sales for a British female solo artist in 2016.
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