The Lightning Seeds will be Madness’ special guests in Northampton this summer, with the smash-hit band today announced as the support act for June’s open-air concert.
Franklin’s Gardens will host Madness on Friday 29 June, and Ian Broudie’s Liverpudlian rock group will join them on the hallowed turf to create a night to remember at the home of Northampton Saints.
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The Lightning Seeds have had an astonishing impact on the nation’s musical consciousness since forming in 1989.
“The Lightening Seeds made some of the most memorable songs of the ’90s and perfectly fit the bill for what promises to be a fantastic weekend of music and entertainment.”Mark Darbon
After hitting bursting through during the ’90s with tracks such as ‘Pure’, ‘The Life of Riley’ and ‘Lucky You’, their biggest and most unforgettable hit came in 1996 with ‘Three Lions’ – which is fondly remembered by football fans as sending the England football team off to Euro ’96, and was a UK number one hit in ’96, ’98 and 2018.
Saints chief executive Mark Darbon said: “We are delighted to have secured such a high calibre act to support Madness at Franklin’s Gardens.
“The Lightening Seeds made some of the most memorable songs of the ’90s and perfectly fit the bill for what promises to be a fantastic weekend of music and entertainment.”
Celebrating their 40th anniversary with a huge summer tour in 2019, Madness are one of the top-20 selling UK groups of all time and will perform hits from their extensive and much-loved repertoire in front of up to 18,000 people at the home of Northampton Saints.
Their 2019 tour will see Madness visit iconic venues across the UK, with fans able to sing along to classic hits such as ‘Baggy Trousers’, ‘It Must Be Love’, ‘Driving in My Car’, ‘Our House’, and ‘House of Fun’.
A superb range of hospitality packages are also available in the Franklin’s Gardens boxes, Director’s Lounge, Champions Suite, and Captain’s Club – for more information on what’s on offer please email [email protected].