Eagles World Tour Debut
Today the Eagles announce the launch of their world tour at The O2 on 20th, 22nd, 23rd and 26th March. Tickets will go on sale this Friday 18th January.
The O2 concerts will debut an all-new stage production and the band - Glenn Frey, Don Henley, Joe Walsh and Timothy B. Schmit - will be performing current hits from the #1 Long Road Out of Eden album including 'How Long' and 'Busy Being Fabulous' as well as classic songs such as 'Hotel California', 'Desperado', 'Take It To The Limit', 'Life In The Fast Lane', and 'Take It Easy'.
Long Road Out of Eden was released worldwide outside North America by Universal Music Group companies. In the UK more than 800,000 copies of the album have been shipped and it was the 6th best selling CD of the year, despite only being on sale for 9 weeks.
Internationally, the album has sold in excess of 2.2 million albums and has topped the music charts in the UK, Australia, Greece, India, the Netherlands, New Zealand, and Norway. 'How Long', the first single from Long Road Out of Eden, has been nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Country Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals. The Eagles have been nominated for 35 Grammy Awards.
The Eagles have sold more than 120 million albums worldwide, earning five #1 US singles and four Grammy Awards. Their Greatest Hits 1971-1975 is the best-selling album of all time, exceeding sales of 29 million units. The band's Hotel California and Their Greatest Hits Volume 2 have sold more than 16 and 11 million albums respectively. The Eagles were inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 1998.
David Campbell, Chief Executive of AEG Europe, commented: 'The Eagles are one of the world's best loved bands and we're honoured to be the venue to launch their world tour. Having witnessed their greatness at their record launch late last year I know this series of concerts will be a must-see for 2008.'
Tickets for the concerts will go on sale here at 9am this Friday 18th Jan at £70, £85, plus a limited number of Golden Circle tickets at £110.