Chris Difford is a rare breed. As a member of one of London’s best-loved bands, the Squeeze co-founder has made a lasting contribution to English music with hits such as ‘Cool For Cats’, ‘Up The Junction’, ‘Labelled With Love’, ‘Hourglass’ and ‘Tempted’. Despite the fact that Chris has helped soundtrack so many fans’ lives since his first release in 1977, the passion for innovation and love of playing still drives him to carry on writing rather than sit back and admire his handiwork.
Over the course of a 13 album career with Squeeze, it was clear from the very beginning that Chris Difford has few peers when it comes to smart, pithy lyricism. His ‘kitchen sink-drama’ style has drawn plaudits from fans on both sides of the Atlantic, while his influence is keenly felt today.
Spring 2018 sees Chris commence a tour with Boo Hewerdine on his extensive ‘Some Fantastic Acoustic Book Tour’
Among the UK wide dates are two in Wales, Laugharne book Festival on April 7 and Cardiff’s acapela Studio on April 15
Chris will regale the audience about some of the key events in his life in music from his autobiography ‘Some Fantastic Place’ and perform some of his biggest hits acoustically alongside tracks from ‘Pants’, a best of album featuring songs from a stage play created by Chris and Boo Hewerdine a couple of years ago. Both album and book will be available to buy at the show.