Brothers Patrick and Gregory Kane formed Hue and Cry in 1983. The duo made a huge impact in the late 80’s with the albums ‘Seduced and Abandoned’ and ‘Remote’ as well as massive hit singles such as ‘Labour of Love and ‘Looking For Linda’. Albums followed including ‘Stars Crash Down’ and ‘Jazz Not Jazz’ that ensured Hue and Cry’s continued triumph in the 1990’s, whilst the release of the hugely applauded ‘Open Soul’ in 2008 brought them firmly back into the limelight. The release of their seasonal album 'Xmasday' (2009) and live album 'Bitter Suite, Again' (2010), preceded the release of ‘Hot Wire’ (2012) which received rave reviews. To date Hue and Cry have sold in excess of two million records worldwide.
2014 signalled the 25th anniversary of the seminal Hue and Cry album ‘Remote’, released to not only huge acclaim but to multi-platinum success, spawning the singles ‘Ordinary Angel’, ‘Violently’ and ‘Looking For Linda’. To mark this Hue and Cry released ‘Remote: Major To Minor’, a multi media celebration of ‘Remote’ which came as a limited edition 48 page book containing four discs, including a re-worked and re-imagined version of the original album.
In 2015 the brothers have returned to the live scene with both their piano & vocal format and their live full on band appearing at numerous venues and festivals. This year is the centenary of Frank Sinatra’s birth an artist whose career has been a huge influence on Pat and Greg’s musical style. To celebrate they have recorded ‘September Songs’ a covers album dedicated to the original Chairman of the Board.
Hue and Cry have sold tens of thousands of concert tickets worldwide, as well as performing alongside some of the greatest artists in music history, appearing with U2, James Brown, Madonna, Al Green and Van Morrison to name but a few. The duo were recognised by their peers when they were presented with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Scottish Music Awards.