Digital station Absolute 80s will play host to a live session from Mike and the Mechanics in front of a live studio audience next month.
The performance, on 7th February at the stations Soho HQ in Golden Square, will celebrate the release of two albums ‘The Living Years – 25th Anniversary deluxe edition’ and ‘The Singles: 1985 – 2014′
It’s also to promote the bands Anniversary Tour, which kicks off on February 12th.
Absolute Radio’s Head of Music James Curran said: “Absolute 80s has a loyal and growing audience. There is a real appetite amongst our listeners to hear music and programmes from the stars popular in the 80s, who continue to be successful to this day. The session offers a multi-platform opportunity for our audiences to engage with the brand, and its music offering.”
Highlights of the Mike and Mechanics performance and interview will be played out on Absolute 80s on 12th February from 9-10pm and on Absolute Radio on 13th February on the Pete Donaldson show. Finally, Sarah Champion will play out snippets during her Sunday Night Music club on 16th February. The session will be available to watch later online.