Mersey soul sounds by Christians at the Stables

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Liverpudlian soul act, The Christians, star at The Stables in Wavendon on Saturday.

Once described as ‘The Temptations in ripped jeans’, they released their self-titled debut album in 1987. It included singles Forgotten Town, Hooverville, Ideal World and Born Again, entered the charts at number two and achieved double-platinum status.

Its follow up, Colour, followed in 1990 and topped the album charts.

The current line-up features singer Garry Christian, guitarists Neil Griffiths and Joey Ankrah, drummer Lionel Duke, bassist Cliff Watson and keyboard player Mike Triggs. Their latest album, Speed of Life, was released in 2012.

Tickets cost £20 and doors open at 8pm. For more details, visit www.