James Morrison and Will Young announce co-headline Forest Live summer gigs
James Morrison and Will Young have announced co-headlining dates as part of Forest Live, the summer concert series presented by Forestry England.
With the release of his debut album, ‘Undiscovered’, singer-songwriter, James Morrison was catapulted into the limelight. The album went on to sell over a million copies with fans being enraptured by the beauty of his once-in-a-generation voice. His five Top 10 singles all rank among the biggest of their era, including the breakthrough smashes ‘You Give Me Something’ and ‘Wonderful World’, plus the huge Nelly Furtado collaboration ‘Broken Strings’.
Will Young has spent much of the last two decades at the forefront of pop, having won the inaugural series of Pop Idol which shot him to national fame. A chart-storming career followed including seven top 5 albums (four reaching the top spot) and four number 1 singles such as ‘Leave Right Now’ and ‘Jealousy’ ensuring his standing as an iconic part of noughties UK pop culture.
The special concerts will see both BRIT Award winning artists perform individual sets that include greatest hits and material from their latest albums: Will’s ‘Lexicon’ and James’s ‘You’re Stronger Than You Know’.
James Morrison and Will Young
Friday 12th June: Westonbirt Arboretum, near Tetbury, Glos.
Sunday 14th June: Bedgebury Pinetum, near Tunbridge Wells, Kent.
Friday 19 June: Thetford Forest, near Brandon, Suffolk.
Sunday 21st June: Cannock Chase Forest, near Rugeley, Staffs.
Saturday 27th June: Dalby Forest, near Pickering, North Yorkshire.
Sunday 28th June: Sherwood Pines Forest, near Mansfield, Notts.