Sade will perform songs from their collection of timeless hits - ‘Smooth Operator’, ‘No Ordinary Love’ - and ‘The Sweetest Taboo’ as well as songs from their critically acclaimed album, ‘Soldier of Love.
Worldwide, ‘Soldier of Love’ has proven to be a smash selling over three million copies. The album skyrocketed to number one in countries including the US, Canada, Switzerland, France, Italy, United Arab Emirates, Poland, Greece, Japan, Portugal and Spain.
Entertainment Weekly featured ‘Soldier of Love’ in their “Must List” and gave the album an “A”, Rolling Stone wrote, “it’s unimpeachably excellent,” and The Boston Globe calls it, “a rich and rewarding album.” But the accolades don’t stop there. Associated Press raved, “like a long-ago lover not quite forgotten, Sade has returned to steal our hearts with more beautiful, uncategorizable music,” Billboard was quoted as saying, “it’s been 10 years since Sade released an album, but be forewarned – the giant has awoken,” while People Magazine reminds us that “Sade remains the voice of comfort to the wounded heart.”
Known for their one of a kind timeless sound, Sade has enjoyed phenomenal success both in the UK and internationally throughout the span of their twenty-five year career.
Since the release of their debut album, Diamond Life in 1984 the band has seen all five of their studio albums land in the Top 10 on both the official UK Top 40 and US Billboard’s Top 200 Album Charts selling a total of more than 57 million albums worldwide to date which has made Sade the highest selling British female artist of all time.
They have also been nominated for several American Music and MTV Video Music Awards and won a Brit Award – Best Album for Diamond Life, and three Grammy Awards – first in 1986 for Best New Artist, then in 1994 for Best R&B Performance By A Duo Or Group for ‘No Ordinary Love’, and again in 2002 for Best Pop Vocal Album with Lovers Rock.