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Tony Christie: Cadogan Hall, London

Stephen Dalton, The Times, November 2008

THIS HAS BEEN a vintage year for triumphant comebacks by veteran singers, from Leonard Cohen to Neil Diamond. Now Tony Christie, who turned 65 in April, has pulled off a classy reinvention with his new album Made In Sheffield, featuring lush arrangements of songs written by Arctic Monkeys, Jarvis Cocker, the album’s co-producer Richard Hawley and other fellow South Yorkshire natives.

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