A concert for The Prince’s Trust
Artists announced for ‘Produced by Trevor Horn, a concert for The Prince’s Trust’
Details of ‘Produced by Trevor Horn, a concert for The Prince’s Trust’ were announced today. The star-studded concert, celebrating Trevor Horn’s 25 years as one of the world’s most successful music producers, takes place on Thursday 11 November at Wembley Arena. The venue is supporting the event as part of its affiliation with the youth charity for 2004. The artist line-up will reflect Trevor’s hit-making career and so far confirmed are: ABC, Art of Noise, Simple Minds, Belle & Sebastian, Lisa Stansfield, Pet Shop Boys, Seal and Yes: an incredible mix of artists together on one night, on one stage for one man. To mark this landmark event, Trevor Horn will perform with the other original members of Buggles, the first time the band have ever played live. Tickets go on sale 9am Friday 16 July (see below for details).
Trevor Horn’s groundbreaking musical career reads like a ‘who’s who’ of popular music. Starting with his own band, Buggles and the legendary global hit, ‘Video Killed The Radio Star’, he then joined Yes, first as band member, then Producer. His production career has continued with artists such as Frankie Goes to Hollywood, ABC, Godley & Creme, Paul McCartney, Seal, Simple Minds, Lisa Stansfield, Rod Stewart, Tatu and the list goes on and on. He is the only producer to ever have simultaneous number one records in both the UK and the USA with two different acts, Owner of a Lonely Heart with Yes and Relax with FGTH. His musical genius has created countless worldwide hits and in the process, played a hugely influential role in shaping many artists careers.
The Wembley concert, ‘Produced by Trevor Horn, a concert for The Prince’s Trust’, will bring together many of the musicians who have worked with Trevor and who now take this opportunity to pay tribute to his talent. The concert for The Prince’s Trust aims to raise a substantial sum for the youth charity. Trevor Horn, commented: “I am thrilled to have the opportunity to work again with some of the world’s greatest talent, helping young people who just need a second chance. As we are fortunate enough to have such an array of hits to choose from we will make 11 November 2004 an exceptional evening for everyone to remember.”
Martina Milburn, Chief Executive, The Prince's Trust said: "We’re delighted that this concert will raise funds to help even more young people get their lives back on track. The Prince’s Trust uses a variety of ways to engage young people, an important method being through music, which helps them achieve goals they never thought possible."