Enjoy Celebrity Radio’s Colin Blunstone 2016 Tour Lead Singer Zombies Interview….
Colin Blunstone was the lead singer for the Zombies. His biggest solo hits is the brilliant ‘Say You Don’t Mind’ & the gorgeous ‘I don’t believe in miracles’.
Colin, from Herts, UK, and his solo band take to the road again in April touring the UK in 2016.
He went to school in St Albans where he was introduced to the other members of The Zombies – his internationally successful group.
After attracting a large local following, the band were offered a recording contract by Decca Records which resulted in their first single, ‘She’s Not There’ becoming a world-wide hit.
Three years on the road culminated in The Zombies final album the acclaimed ‘Odessey and Oracle’. Colin is back on tour throughout April 2016…
Enjoy an Exclusive interview with Colin and Alex Belfield….
After a short break, Colin’s solo career began in earnest with ‘One Year’ on Epic Records, from which the hit single ‘Say You Don’t’ Mind’ was taken.
Two more albums on Epic followed, ‘Ennismore’ and ‘Journey’ which spawned the hits, ‘I Don’t Believe In Miracles’ and ‘How Can We Dare To Be Wrong’.
This was followed by a spell living in California where he signed for Elton John’s label, Rocket Records and released three critically acclaimed albums, ‘Planes’, ‘Never Even thought’ and ‘Late Nights in Soho’.
Returning to the UK, Colin supplied the vocals for Dave Stewart’s hit version of ‘What Becomes Of The Broken Hearted’ followed by further hits with Smokey Robinson’s ‘Tracks Of My Tears’ and The Alan Parson’s Project’s ‘Old And Wise’.
‘The Ghost of You and Me’, was his first solo album in ten years, Colin wrote five new songs for it and renewed his partnership with producer Jon Sweet and arranger Chris Gunning.
In 2011, as lead singer with The Zombies, Colin recorded a new album called “Breathe Out, Breathe In”, the first Zombies studio album in 9 years.
2012 saw a new Colin solo album release called ‘On The Air Tonight’ which again he toured to promote in the UK.
The Zombies featuring Blunstone and Rod Argent continue to tour in 2015 in Japan, USA, The Philippines, Spain, France and Great Britain.
Interview by Alex Belfield for Celebrity Radio 2nd April 2016.