Andy Jordan – LIVE TOUR – 24th June
Nottingham – Rescue Rooms
Ever since it was announced Andy Jordan was going on an actual tour, we got more and more excited, some may say even more excited than that time we got TWO toys in our Happy Meal when we were 6. The second it went on sale we got ourselves some VIP tickets and started counting down the days.
After some pre-over-priced-super-strong-cocktails we arrived at the Rescue Rooms, fashionably early, as usual. Just before the meet and greet was about to begin Andy came strolling past; a moment of embarrassment was fleeting as we were wearing almost identical check shirts! Thankfully he changed into his tour attire before the meeting and greeting got properly underway.
We can confirm Andy is possibly the nicest human we’ve met, not to mention really, really ridiculously good-looking. A little chat and a few snaps later we went to stock up on some JAM Industries goodies that we’d had our eye on for a while, Mark Jordan makes for a wonderful salesman.
It wasn’t long before everyone else began to arrive and the lights were dimmed. The first support act to hit the stage was George Taylor Music and we instantly fell in love with his voice… and the bass player! They were understated but captivating, pure talent.
Second up were Room94, cue the screams. They were perfectly cheeky and got the crowd laughing and singing. Our friend fell a little bit in love with Dean the drummer and we’d happily have stared at Sean for most of the evening. It’s obvious they’ve got a bright future ahead; we can’t wait to see more of the boys.
Then it was time for some Andy Jordan action. He came sprinting onto the stage complete with frog jumps and distinct dance moves. His set-list was spot on; the slower, emotive songs were up early and really showed off his voice. Then came the energy driven, chorus strong, crowd crazy songs. Us along with most of the crowd sang along to each and every song word for word.
We can’t not mention his dancing, it’s definitely distinctive and it definitely works for him, we’re not sure anyone else could quite pull it off though.
The covers he performed were imaginative and inspired, Andy Jordan singing Tina Turner is magic. Plus his version of Leona Lewis ‘Bleeding Love’ with George Taylor was a personal highlight, they made the song sound brand new and completely their own.
We admit we weren’t exactly sure what to expect performance wise from Andy, but he completely ruled the stage, captivated the audience and left us feeling like we’d shared a real moment with him. That’s no small task.
When’s the next tour Andy? We can’t wait for more!