Johnny Hates Jazz 'Turn Back The Clock'
Fri 4th Oct 2024 Doors: 7:30 pm / Show: 8:30pm (Showtimes Approx)
£26.50 Adv / £30.00 Door
Johnny Hates Jazz

Johnny Hates Jazz, comprising Clark Datchler(songwriting, vocals, keyboards) and Mike Nocito(production, engineering, guitars), achieved prominencein the late 1980s with a string of hits, notably "ShatteredDreams." Released in March 1987, the song reached top 5in the UK, mainland Europe, Asia, and secured thesecond position in Japan. This was followed by globalsuccesses like the anti-war anthem "I Don’t Want To Be AHero," "Turn Back The Clock" (featuring Kim Wilde),"Heart Of Gold," and "Don’t Say It’s Love." In 1988,"Shattered Dreams" reached number 2 on the USBillboard chart and topped the US Adult Contemporarychart. That same year, the album "Turn Back The Clock"entered the UK charts at number 1, selling over fourmillion copies and achieving triple-platinum status.

After parting ways at their peak, Johnny Hates Jazzreunited in 2010 and released the album "Magnetized" in2013, the title track becoming an instant radio hit in theUK. In 2018, the band marked the 30th Anniversary of"Turn Back The Clock" with a special edition featuringnew acoustic versions of every song. Their 2020 release,"Wide Awake," drawn on inspiration from their musical roots in the 1970s.
In addition, Clark has also co-written new material for Mike and The Mechanics with Genesis legend Mike Rutherford.

Now, for the first time in 36 years Johnny Hates Jazz willbe embarking on their first ever headline tour of the UK and overseas. With a brand-new show, surrounded byworld-class musicians, they’re ready to captivateaudiences across the globe.