2017 marks the 30th anniversary of the classic “China In Your Hand”
reaching Number One in the UK
music charts. To mark the occasion, Carol Decker and the band have announced a
special set of live shows.
onto the music scene in 1987 with the hit "Heart & Soul" reaching
No. 4 in both the UK
& US charts. Taken from the debut album "Bridge Of Spies",
it’s innovative use of a rap verse by a white female vocalist introduced the
world to the distinctive lead vocals of Carol Decker & the song writing
talents of Carol & Ronnie Rogers.
& Soul" led to a meteoric rise in T'pau's fortunes both at home &
in the USA, where the track
stayed on the US
billboard chart for 6 months. After a UK arena tour supporting Bryan
Adams, the band immediately toured UK City Halls as headliners to tie in with
the next single, the classic ballad "China In Your Hand." Nobody
could have predicted the enormous impact of "China" which stayed at No. 1
for 5 weeks - the longest serving No. 1 of the year! Simultaneously, “Bridge Of Spies”occupied the number 1 album slot
for 2 weeks. The Arena concerts
always been a regular & popular guest on radio, including Ken Bruce, Steve
Wright & Terry Wogan for Radio 2 and Mark Goodier & Paul Coia at Smooth
Radio. Carol has presented shows for Absolute 80’s, Magic , LBC & BBC Radio
Berks. She continues to perform live in concert regularly in the UK & abroad.
After embarking on the hugely
successful T’pau 25live anniversary tour
in 2013, Carol and Ronnie went back into the studio and wrote and recorded “Pleasure
And Pain”, released in 2015 to 5 star reviews, followed by a sell-out Songs And
Stories acoustic tour, promoting her autobiography Heart and Soul
The 30th Anniversary Virgin
Anthology Boxset is out now.