Wendy James (Transvision Vamp) + Babepunch
The Venue, Derby
Wednesday 1st June 2016
Tickets £16 (+ Booking Fee)
Over 18s Only
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Transvision Vamp star Wendy James is marking her return to music with a one-off performance in Derby. Wendy James is most recognised as the frontwoman of iconic 80s alternative rock band Transvision Vamp, which enjoyed chart success in the late 1980s with a string of hits including Baby I Don’t Care, I Want Your Love and Revolution Baby.
Her sexually charged and rebellious image won her a huge following of devoted fans, and her likeability still endures to this day – with even high profile celebrities citing her as an influence, including Miley Cyrus who stated she loved James’ look and sound.
Following the band’s split in 1991, James went on to collaborate with a number of music legends including Elvis Costello – the new wave singer behind She – who wrote a full album’s worth of material for her, which formed her first solo album Now Ain’t the Time for Your Tears in 1993.
“The Price Of The Ticket” is James’ most recent output, an LP which has seen her work with the likes of Iggy Pop’s Stooges, The Patti Smith Group, members of the Sex Pistols, and Nick Cave’s band The Bad Seeds.
Now, armed with the catalogue of new material, the audacious vamp will be rocking the Venue with a full live band performance on Saturday, May 28, where she will sing a host of old favourites as well as tracks from her latest album.