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Enjoy this clip of "Breakfast" from Roger's show yesterday at alma mater, Stowe School, in Stowe, Buckingham, England. Video by our sound extraordinaire, Guillaume Briand.


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LIVE: ROGER HODGSON @ ROYAL ALBERT HALL, LONDON
Posted by Simon Reed | May 24, 2017



Roger Hodgson performing at the Royal Albert Hall on 20 May 2017 (Simon Reed)

For two and a half hours on Saturday night, Roger Hodgson encouraged a sell-out Royal Albert Hall crowd to momentarily park the bad stuff taking place in the world and concentrate instead on a collected shared love for music and humanity. It’s a speech he gives at every gig. At the time, I interpreted it as a sideswipe at the current incumbent in the White House – it’s a popular observation after all. Forty-eight hours later, Hodgson’s remarks now seem more prescient than ever.



Roger Hodgson performing at the Royal Albert Hall on 20 May 2017 (Simon Reed)

Roger Hodgson was the major song writing force of 1970s/1980s prog/rock/pop megastars Supertramp. He can probably now walk down most streets without being recognised (not bad for a man whose band has sold upwards of sixty million albums) but his voice remains unmistakable – a beautiful pure tenor matched in contemporary circles perhaps only by Jon Anderson.

Since leaving Supertramp in 1983, he has released three studio albums under his own name and has continued to tour. He has a semi-permanent residency at the Royal Albert Hall every spring and we were lucky enough to be in attendance this time.



Roger Hodgson performing at the Royal Albert Hall on 20 May 2017 (Simon Reed)

Seated from behind a synthesiser that emulated the classic Wurlitzer sound so synonymous with his former band, Hodgson opened the show with Take The Long Way Home, a classic from 1979’s Breakfast In America. Hodgson doesn’t tour with any of his former colleagues but he has surrounded himself with a band of exceptional quality. From stage left, we hear the harmonica of Aaron Macdonald.



Aaron Macdonald performing at the Royal Albert Hall on 20 May 2017 (Simon Reed)

Before the song is out, Macdonald will have also contributed keyboards and an exquisite clarinet solo. Before the night is out, he will have played soprano, alto and tenor saxophones, a tin whistle, more keys, a plethora of percussion instruments and provided multiple vocal harmony parts. Aaron must be one of the most cost-effective touring musicians on earth.



Roger Hodgson performing at the Royal Albert Hall on 20 May 2017 (Simon Reed)

Before I leave the photo pit, I get the privilege of School (the instantly recognisable instrumental break of which is one of my all-time favourite pieces of music) and In Jeopardy, a track from Hodgson’s debut solo album In The Eye Of The Storm. I retired to my seat and sat back to enjoy the rest of the show. The wonderful thing about a Roger Hodgson performance is that you don’t only get great songs played by exceptional musicians. You can get that elsewhere and still come away feeling a little unmoved if the vibe isn’t right. A night with Hodgson lifts the soul and the spirit, you’ll simply not find a warmer and more engaging performer anywhere.

He dedicates Hide In Your Shell to audience member Verity. Her parents were also in the audience and had asked him to do it. At the end of Breakfast In America he comments that when he wrote it, he never played it to his girlfriend of the time (“Take a look at my girlfriend, she’s the only one I’ve got. Not much of a girlfriend, I never seem to get a lot”). “I think it would have been terminal for the relationship if I had”.



Roger Hodgson performing at the Royal Albert Hall on 20 May 2017 (Simon Reed)

The first set closed with another classic from Breakfast in America, The Logical Song, an autobiographical account of how it felt to be packed off to private boarding school in the 1960’s. There was a short intermission and the band returned with Child Of Vision, a further personal favourite. To this point, second keys man Kevin Adamson had appeared to be playing a supporting role – the odd string sound here, the odd Hammond organ part there. Mid way through Child Of Vision, he descended from his riser and took a seat at a hitherto unused grand piano. His solo to close out the song was mind blowing.



Roger Hodgson performing at the Royal Albert Hall on 20 May 2017 (Simon Reed)

Lord Is It Mine (another moving tune), Death And A Zoo and Dreamer were further highlights in the second half. By the time the latter tune came along, all initial attempts by the stewards to maintain seat discipline had been dispensed with and I’m pleased to say the punters were dancing in the aisles. The main set closed with Fool’s Overture, an eleven-minute song in three movements found on the 1977 Supertramp album Even In The Quietest Moments – from a time when the band was more prog than pop.



Roger Hodgson performing at the Royal Albert Hall on 20 May 2017 (Simon Reed)

The encores included Give A Little Bit and It’s Raining Again – from a time when the band was more pop than prog. Audience members in the know opened their brollies and span them above their heads. An umbrella is an essential prop for a Roger Hodgson show, regardless of what the weather is doing outside.



Roger Hodgson performing at the Royal Albert Hall on 20 May 2017 (Simon Reed)

With that, Hodgson and his impeccable band were gone. We all streamed out of the venue, happy and relaxed, reveling in our enjoyment of a couple of hours of wonderful live music. Two days later, audience members did exactly that leaving the Manchester Arena and twenty-two people died.

Writing a subjective review about a piece of art feels a somewhat facile activity when young lives have been taken and extended families destroyed by a disgusting act of pointless terror. The only comfort is knowing that this understanding and appreciation of art and culture is just one of the things that bonds us; that separates us from the crazed fanatics who seek to try and plant fear in our lives. Perhaps if ever there was a time to focus on that, it is now.

There is one more performance from Roger Hodgson in the UK this year and it is at Stowe School (a return to the place that partly inspired The Logical Song) on Friday 26 May. Tickets are available here:

https://www.stowe.co.uk/whats-on/arts-at-stowe-spring-2017/roger-hodgson

To get an idea of what you can expect at one of Hodgson’s shows, here is three minutes of window shopping:



Review & Photography by Simon Reed. Roger Hodgson at the Royal Albert Hall on 20th May 2017.

Simon has his own music photography site here:
http://www.musicalpictures.co.uk



Roger Hodgson performing at the Royal Albert Hall on 20 May 2017 (Simon Reed)

Click here for concert photos and the original article ~

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What a marvelous audience we had at our show last night at London's Royal Albert Hall. Tickets are still available for tonight's show in person at the Albert Hall box office, by phone +44 (0)20 7589 8212, or at http://bit.ly/2chQ2nV.

 



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MILWAUKEE! Tickets go on sale TODAY, May 19, at noon for Roger's October 18, 19, and 20 shows with an ORCHESTRA and his band at the Northern Lights Theater at Potawatomi Hotel & Casino.


Don't wait to get your tickets, as these shows always sell out!
Get yours here:
Oct 18 - http://bit.ly/2qvu8aW
Oct 19 - http://bit.ly/2rvmtXP
Oct 20 - http://bit.ly/2rvMabx
Please note venue age restriction that all ticket holders must be at least 21-years-of-age.

For additional information - https://www.paysbig.com/shows/roger-hodgson

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WISCONSIN, USA -  We are very pleased to announced that Roger is returning to MILWAUKEE and will be performing with an ORCHESTRA and his band October 18, 19, and 20 at the Northern Lights Theater at Potawatomi Hotel & Casino.


Tickets go on sale Friday, May 19, at noon. Additional information coming soon! Please note venue age restriction that all ticket holders must be at least 21-years-of-age.

For additional information - https://www.paysbig.com/shows/roger-hodgson/

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ILLINOIS, USA! SECOND SHOW ADDED!


See Roger October 23 and 24 at the Arcadia Theatre in St Charles (40 miles west of Chicago). Tickets for both shows go on sale tomorrow, May 17, at noon through the links below. We're looking forward to seeing you again!
Oct 23 - http://bit.ly/2rnt2fd
Oct 24 - http://bit.ly/2pHkHXq

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ILLINOIS, USA! Fantastic news - see Roger October 23
 when he returns to the historical Arcada Theatre
in St Charles (40 miles west of Chicago).


Tickets go on sale Wednesday, May 17, at noon. Details coming very soon!

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NEW YORK!
Roger's October 7 show at Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino
in Salamanca is on sale now!


Tickets are available at the venue box office or at http://bit.ly/2ppDRki.

Please note venue age restriction that all ticket holders under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a ticketed parent or adult guardian.

For additional information - http://senecaalleganycasino.com/events/supertramps-roger-hodgson

 

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VANCOUVER, BC, CANADA!
Here are the details you’ve been waiting for!


Welcome Roger back to Hard Rock Casino Vancouver October 27 and to River Rock Casino Resort October 28. Fan pre-sale for both shows begins at 10:00AM tomorrow, May 10, and concludes at 10:00PM May 11. Password for each date is “School.” These shows sell out quickly, so don’t wait to get your tickets.

Get your pre-sale tickets through the links below:

October 27 – Hard Rock - http://bit.ly/2psroIk
October 28 - River Rock - http://bit.ly/2qiKIMB

Public sale begins at 10:00AM May 12 through the links above and at the venue box offices. All ticket holders must be at least 18-years-of-age.

We are looking forward to seeing you again in October, Vancouver!

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Celebrating the 17th anniversary of Roger’s sensational
album, Open the Door, released May 9, 2000.


This album is yet another fan favorite and includes Along Came Mary, Love is a Thousand Times, Death and a Zoo, Hungry, The More I Look, and Say Goodbye, to name a few. Roger delights audiences around the world when he performs these timeless gems. Get your copy of Open the Door on CD or vinyl here - http://www.RogerHodgsonStore.com.

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Enjoy this feature from French TV program Télématin about the 40th anniversary of the Even in the Quietest Moments... album.


Come and see Roger perform his classics "Give a Little Bit," "Babaji," "Fool's Overture," the title track and many more eternal classics live in concert when his world tour soon arrives in France. Details for all announced tour dates can be found on the Tour page.

May 27 - Paris - SOLD OUT! - http://bit.ly/290HVjA
July 7 - Istres - http://bit.ly/2o6jXd1
July 8 - Mauquenchy - http://bit.ly/2lLM5B9
July 18 - Perpignan - http://bit.ly/2ndrp1g

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PENNSYLVANIA, USA - Fantastic news! Roger is returning to Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem on October 6!


Fan pre-sale will be May 4 from 10:00AM - 10:00PM through http://bit.ly/2qiWpPW. Password is "Logical." General sale begins at 10:00AM on May 5 through the same link and the venue box office. All ages are welcome!
 

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NEW YORK!  Reminder that tickets go on sale
tomorrow, April 25 for Roger’s October 8 show at
Turning Stone Resort Casino in Verona.


Get yours starting at 10:AM through http://bit.ly/2pc9ASu. All ages are welcome!

For additional info - https://www.turningstone.com/event-details/roger-hodgson-of-supertramp
 

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MADRID, SPAIN! Tickets are now on sale for Roger’s
July 11 show at Noches del Botánico Music Festival.


Get yours online through the Festival - http://bit.ly/2oyqcTL or through Ticketmaster - http://bit.ly/2oJd0fv. Please note Festival age restriction - Ticket holders under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a ticketed parent or adult guardian. For additional information - http://nochesdelbotanico.com.
 

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USA - First Announcement for 2017!
Make plans now to see Roger in Verona, New York when
he returns to Turning Stone Resort Casino on October 8.


Tickets will be on sale soon - all ages are welcome. Details coming!


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CELEBRATING THE 40TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE
“EVEN IN THE QUIETEST MOMENTS” ALBUM -
RELEASED APRIL 10, 1977


The album includes Roger Hodgson's eternal classics "Give a Little Bit," "Babaji," "Fool's Overture," and the title track. Each of these songs are held close to the hearts of generations of fans and are favorites for many. See Roger perform these classics live in concert. Details for announced tour dates are at https://www.Facebook.com/RogerHodgson/events.

Enjoy this pictorial tribute for Roger set to his beautiful "Even in the Quietest Moments." We invite you to leave a comment directly on the video. "Like" it and "share" it, too. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GAUuk6_AFCY
 


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Enjoy Babaji from the album, Even in the Quietest Moments. We invite you to leave a comment directly on the video.
 


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MONTE CARLO, MONACO! Join Roger August 10
at Monte-Carlo Sporting Summer Festival!


Tickets are now on sale through http://bit.ly/2oKw3FP, by phone at +377 98 06 36 36, and in person at the Casino Square in Monaco and through standard French sales points of FNAC and Ticketmaster. For additional information - https://www.montecarlolive.com. We’ll see you this summer!
 

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Breakfast in America 1 restaurant in Paris will soon be holding a contest for two tickets for Roger's May 27 show at Le Grand Rex Paris. Be watching for details!
 

Breakfast in America 1 restaurant in Paris will soon be holding a contest for two tickets for Roger's May 27 show at Le Grand Rex Paris. Be watching for details!

Posted by Roger Hodgson on Wednesday, April 5, 2017

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SANT CUGAT, SPAIN!


Here are the details you’ve been waiting for - tickets go on sale at 11:00AM tomorrow, April 4, through http://bit.ly/2nwZeui for Roger’s July 13 show at Teatre-Auditori Sant Cugat.

For additional information - http://www.tasantcugat.cat/

Enjoy this video of Roger performing his enduring classic song, "Give a Little Bit," during a February 2016 show in Barcelona - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7uyDoJfklgM
 

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MADRID, SPAIN!


UPDATE - We have been informed that only some of the Festival artists went on sale today, but not Roger's show and some of the others. We will post on-sale details as soon as they are confirmed. Our apologies for the confusion.

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On-sale begins tomorrow, April 3, at 12:00PM for Roger’s July 11 show at Noches del Botánico Music Festival. Get your tickets online through the Festival - http://bit.ly/2oyqcTL or through Ticketmaster - http://bit.ly/2nOzoUk. Please note Festival age restriction - Ticket holders under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a parent or adult guardian. For additional information - http://nochesdelbotanico.com
 

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BARCELONA, SPAIN!
Tickets go on sale tomorrow, April 3, at 10:00AM
for Roger's July 12 show at Festival Jardins Pedralbes.


Get yours at CAST - http://bit.ly/2o07xCy or ENG - http://bit.ly/2nxihFs. Please note venue policy that ticket holders under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a parent or adult guardian. We are looking forward to seeing our Spanish friends and fans again.

For additional information - http://www.festivalpedralbes.com/roger-hodgson-2
 

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CAMBRILS, SPAIN!


As previously announced, Roger will be performing at Festival Internacional de Música de Cambrils on August 11. Join us in celebrating the Festival’s 43rd year! Tickets are now on sale through http://bit.ly/2oMDKud. Please note Festival age restriction that ticket holders under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a parent or adult guardian. We will see you in August! For additional information - http://www.fimcambrils.cat.
 

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BARCELONA, SPAIN!


We are very pleased to announce that on July 12, Roger will be returning to Festival Jardins Pedralbes, an open-air music festival deep in the gardens of the Royal Palace.


What a beautiful setting for a summer night of Roger’s classic hit songs and more. Tickets go on sale April 3. Details will be coming soon. For additional information - http://www.festivalpedralbes.com.
 

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MADRID, SPAIN!
See Roger July 11 at Noches del Botánico Music Festival,
with the stage surrounded by the beautiful
Royal Botanical Gardens of Madrid.


Tickets will go on sale soon, with details coming. For additional information, please see http://nochesdelbotanico.com or the link below.
 

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BREAKFAST IN AMERICA - CELEBRATING 38th ANNIVERSARY - RELEASED MARCH 29, 1979


Three of Roger's songs from this album became instant international hits - “The Logical Song,” “Take the Long Way Home,” and the title track, “Breakfast In America.” Other fan favorites on the album include Roger's "Lord is it Mine" and "Child of Vision," all of which he still performs in concert today. See tour details on the Tour page here on the site, or the Events tab on Roger's Facebook Page.

"Breakfast in America” is one of the most successful and beloved albums in all of rock history. It became one of the biggest selling albums of all time, selling over 20 million copies and is still selling today. The album went to number one in almost every country around the world and stayed at the top of the charts in many countries for a full year.ic song, "Breakfast in America," - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tODaH_fGtMY
 

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ISTRES, FRANCE! See Roger when he performs at
Les Nuits d'Istres Festival July 7.


Tickets are on sale now through http://bit.ly/2o6jXd1. Every July, Istres has a world-famous music festival in the beautiful park, du Pavillon de Grignan, dating from the 16th century. We look forward to spending a special summer night with you in the park. For additional information - http://www.istres.fr/index.php?id=1410.

 

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Enjoy this small write up (both in Portuguese and English below) for Roger's Belo Horizonte show where "the concert is already missed" and click here for very nice photos from photographer Evandro Parreiras.
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Roger Hodgson – “Breakfast in América”
Por Denise Nolasco

O lendário Roger Hodgson, ex. vocalista da banda inglesa Supertramp, esteve novamente em Belo Horizonte e arrebatou a multidão que lotou o BH Hall para reverenciar mais uma vez suas belas canções, num espetáculo que já deixou saudades!

Com a turnê intitulada “Breakfast in América”, Hodgson levou o público ao delírio com as canções: “Dreamer”, “Fool’s Overture,” “Give a Little Bit,” “Take the Long Way Home,” “The Logical Song,” “Breakfast in América,” “School,” e “It’s Raining Again”.

Dono de uma voz marcante, Roger Hodgson exaltou a receptividade em terras mineiras, dizendo ter um carinho todo especial pelos belorizontinos, onde já teve a oportunidade de se apresentar outras vezes.

Em entrevista recente ao G1 – o portal de notícias da Globo, Hodgson disse o quanto é importante levar a música ao coração das pessoas e ressaltou: “Você pode imaginar como é especial para mim olhar para fora e ver as pessoas rindo , chorando e cantando “Give a Little Bit”, “Breakfast in América”, “Dreamer”, ou” It’s Raining Again”, e tocar essas músicas e fazer lembrá-los de tantas coisas em suas vidas. Talvez quando a vida era um pouco mais fácil. É por isso que é a minha alegria tocar as canções que as pessoas querem ouvir, canções que se tornaram clássicos”, frisou.

Agradecimentos:
Thiago Romano, em nome de toda a equipe de assessoria da Benedita Comunicação/T4f
Fotos: Evandro Parreiras

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English:


Roger Hodgson – “Breakfast in América”
By Denise Nolasco
 

The legendary Roger Hodgson, ex. Vocalist of the English band Supertramp, was again in Belo Horizonte and snatched the crowd that filled BH Hall to once again revere their beautiful songs, in a spectacle that already missed!

With the tour titled “Breakfast in America,” Hodgson led audiences to delirium with the songs “Dreamer,” “Fool’s Overture,” “Give a Little Bit,” “Take the Long Way Home,” “The Logical Song, “Breakfast in America,” “School,” and “It’s Raining Again”.

Owner of a remarkable voice, Roger Hodgson exalted the receptivity in Minas lands, saying to have a special affection for the belorizontinos, where he already had the opportunity to present himself other times.

In a recent interview with G1 – the Globo news portal, Hodgson said how important it is to bring music to people’s hearts and stressed, “You can imagine how special it is for me to look outside and see people laughing, crying and singing “Give a Little Bit,” “Breakfast in America,” “Dreamer,” or “It’s Raining Again,” and play those songs and remind them of so many things in their lives. Maybe when life was a little easier. That’s why it’s my joy to play the songs that people want to hear, songs that have become classics, “he said.

Thanks: Thiago Romano, on behalf of the entire advisory team of Benedita Comunicação / T4f
Photos: Evandro Parreiras

Click here for concert photos and the original article ~

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SIEGEN, GERMANY!
Tickets go on sale tomorrow, March 25, at 10:00AM
for Roger June 5 show at KulturPur Festival.


Get yours at http://bit.ly/2nwPUKm, by phone at 01803-742654, or in person. For list of in-person ticket agencies and additional information, visit http://www.siwikultur.de/kulturpur.
 

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Happy Birthday, Roger! ~ March 21


Special thank you to all who sent Birthday greetings and to Ana López of the ROGER HODGSON SPANISH FRIENDS CLUB for this wonderful video.
 



Argentina sends their Happy Birthday wishes to Roger ~

 

You can send your own birthday messages to Roger
through his Guestbook or Facebook Page.

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SANT CUGAT, SPAIN!
We are very excited to announce that Roger
will be performing at Teatre-Auditori Sant Cugat July 13!


Tickets will go on sale April 4 - details coming soon. Share the news today! For additional information - http://www.tasantcugat.cat.
 


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SIEGEN, GERMANY!
Here are the details you’ve been waiting for. 
See Roger June 5 when he returns to the KulturPur Festival.


Tickets will go on sale March 25. For additional information - http://www.siwikultur.de/kulturpur/
 

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Enjoy Roger's new interview with Argentina's Télam Agencia Nacional de Noticias for his March 11 and 12 Buenos Aires shows. For the original article in Spanish, click here. Approximate English translation below:
 

Roger Hodgson: "I hope my show is an escape from problems for two hours"



Former again on Saturday and Sunday in Argentina when he will offer two shows at the Teatro Gran Rex, located in Corrientes 857, in this city, where he will review classics from his old band, some compositions Of his solo stage and "two or three surprises that people have never heard".

"I know that music can be a wonderful medicine, an escape from problems for two hours, so I hope I can achieve that for some people. We live in troubled times because of the things that are happening, so the music can be a real help, "mused the musician, in dialogue with Télam.

Enthusiastic about this new visit to the country, a custom that opened in 1998 and became a constant in recent years, Hodgson said that the local public "won my heart from the first time I was in Buenos Aires."

"I love the people of Argentina. It is a very special place, so I am happy to return. They are very enthusiastic. In my previous shows, I saw people laughing, I saw people crying. They love to sing. They are very emotional, "said the artist, who spared no praise when referring to his local supporters.

In this occasion, the English musician will be accompanied by Aaron MacDonald, o n sax; Kevin Adamson, on keyboards; Bryan Head, on drums; and David Carpenter, on bass.

Born in 1950 in Portsmouth, England, Hodgson formed Supertramp in 1969, along with Rick Davis, after having gone through several teenage groups, among them Argosy, who enrolled a young Elton John on the piano.

Until his departure in 1983, with the popular band recorded five studio albums ("Crime of the century", "Crisis? What crisis ?," "Even in the quietest moment", "Breakfast in America" and "Famous last words" ) And a live one ("Paris"), with classics like "Dreamer", "Give a little bit", "Take the long way home", "School" and "It's raining again", among others, that can be listened to The next weekend at the shows of the Gran Rex.

With "In the Eye of the Storm", Hodgson opened his solo career in a work where he performed all the instruments and recorded popular songs like "In jeopardy", "Had a dream" and "Lovers in the wind".

A hard injury to his wrist in the mid-1980s seemed to put an end to his musical career, however, against all odds, the musician recovered and went ahead with a career in which he decided to prioritize the tours over the Launch of new discs.

Days before his arrival in the country, former Supertramp spoke with this agency of his former band, the different stages of his career, the things that inspire him and his days as a member of the group that accompanies former beatle Ringo Starr, among other things.

Télam: How will the shows be presented in this opportunity in Argentina?
Roger Hodgson:
I will be playing several songs that I wrote throughout my life, including some Supertramp that people want to hear, some of my solo stage and two or three surprises that people have never heard of.

T: His solo debut ("In the Eye of the Storm", 1984) did not have a commercial success in other countries, but in Argentina several of those songs became classics. What do you attribute it to?
RH:
RH: I really do not know. Sometimes it's marketing. Sometimes the record company does a good job. I'm surprised, but it makes me very happy that you tell me that because I'm going to play songs from that album precisely. I will play "In Jeopardy", "Lovers in the wind" and "Had a dream", probably.

T: Why do you think Supertramp's songs are still valid despite being composed around 40 years ago?
RH:
I do not think it's a question of age. I think a song becomes classic because the composer manages to touch an intimate fiber in people. So, they are not old songs, they are timeless songs. Many songs I made are cool. Letters are, in many cases, more relevant today than when I composed them, for example "A little bit", because it is a time when we need to take care of ourselves. I love to sing it and people do the same.

T: Your lyrics were always very spiritual. What things inspire you at the moment to compose?
RH:
The same old things still inspire me. I try to be a good man, give my heart. I spent my life spinning with my music because I think it's my way of giving my heart. I always believed in serving and music is a service. I am pleased with what I do because I serve life, God, people, through hope; Carrying music that touches their hearts, and makes them feel better and hold their spirit high. I try to be a voice to people.

T: In his song "Death and a zoo" talks about the right of the animals. Are you particularly interested in this topic?
RH:
We should all be concerned not only about the rights of animals, but about everything that happens on the planet. But, yes, it is not a much talked about subject in the media, but I feel that I am not alone. I love animals, I love nature and deeply wound my heart to see so many unnecessary abuses, cruelty and even killings of whole species. I hope we can all awaken and react in time to save what is a disaster, not only for animals, but also for all of humanity.

T: Your last studio album dates back to 2000. Why did not you record again?
RH: We live in different times. It's a different era and it's very difficult to find three or four months to be in a studio to make a record. There are other priorities for me right now, like playing in different countries and offering people a two-hour trip, where maybe you can give them more than with a new album.

T: In 2001, it was part of the All Starr Band. What do you remember about that experience with Ringo Starr?
RH: It was wonderful. Ringo is a wonderful person. I had wonderful times. I grew up with the Beatles, I was a teenager at the time and it hit me very deeply as a musician and as a man.They inspired me and showed me what was possible with music. It was great to be on tour with a Beatle and hear a lot of stories from his own mouth.

T: After so many years, what do you think of Supertramp?
RH: It was a great band, with great songs written by me and other great songs written by Rick Davis. But many of those great songs were not written in collaboration. The band I'm with can now play those songs in an incredible way. So I am very proud of the band that I will take to Buenos Aires and I am looking forward to seeing us. I know I had to schedule a second show, so that makes me very happy.

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FRANCE! 
Join Roger on July 18 in Perpignan at Live au Campo.


Tickets will go on sale Wednesday, March 8. All ages are welcome. Additional details coming very soon!
 

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CANADA -  FIRST FORMAL ANNOUNCEMENT FOR 2017!


Join Roger when he returns to Moncton's Casino New Brunswick/Nouveau-Brunswick October 16. Tickets go on sale tomorrow, March 4, at 10:00AM. All ages welcome. Get yours through http://bit.ly/2mntg72. All ages are welcome. We are looking forward to seeing you again!
 

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BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA!


Tickets for Roger's newly added second show of March 12 at Gran Rex are now on sale through http://bit.ly/WKrQT4. See you soon!
 

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ARGENTINA - SECOND SHOW ADDED!
Due to Roger's March 11 show now being sold out,
a second show has been added for March 12 at Gran Rex.

Ticket details will be coming soon! Spread the word that Roger will be in Buenos Aires for two shows!

Here's a preview of what you'll see - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qmWC5dGVvH4
 

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NETHERLANDS!
See Roger July 9 at Bospop Weert Festival,
celebrating its 37th anniversary!

On-sale begins February 18 at 10:00AM through http://bit.ly/2kC9eUP. For additional information - http://www.bospop.nl
 

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FRANCE! Tickets go on sale today, February 6,
for Roger's July 8 show in Mauquenchy
at Green Horse Festival.

Get yours here - http://bit.ly/2lLM5B9. Children under the age of 12 are free with ticketed parent(s). We are greatly looking forward to seeing you this summer!
 

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FRANCE - NEW SHOW!

We are very excited to announce that Roger will be coming to Istres
on July 7. Additional details will be posted soon!
 

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FRANCE and MONACO - NEW SHOWS!
 
Join Roger in Perpignan, France July 18and in Monaco August 10. Additional details will be coming. We look forward to seeing you this summer!

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NEW SHOWS!
See Roger this summer in Mauquenchy, FRANCE July 8
and Eindhoven, NETHERLANDS July 9.

Additional details will be posted soon. We are looking forward to seeing you!

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SPAIN - Roger is coming to Cambrils!

See him August 11 at Festival Internacional de Música de Cambrils. Share this fantastic news today! Additional information will be posted soon.

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URUGUAY and ARGENTINA! Tickets for Roger's March 13 show in Montevideo at Teatro de Verano are going on sale January 17 at www.reduts.com.uy. Roger's March 11 show at Gran Rex in Buenos Aires will go on sale February 1 at www.ticketek.com.ar. Additional details coming soon!
 

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SPAIN! We are very pleased to announce that Roger will be returning to MADRID July 11 and BARCELONA July 12. Additional details will be forthcoming. Mark your calendars!
 

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GERMANY - NEW SHOW! See Roger in Bad Lippspringe on July 23! Mark your calendars. Additional details coming soon.
 

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TWO NEW SHOWS!  ARGENTINA, you have been asking and we are returning! See Roger in Buenos Aires on March 11 at Teatro Gran Rex and URUGUAY, you can see Roger on March 13 at Teatro de Verano in Montevideo. Ticket details for both shows will be provided soon.

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For additional information - http://www.notp.com

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