Manfred Mann's Earth Band

Tour Dates

MMEB are very sorry about the necessity of postponing gigs in light of recent Coronavirus restrictions. Any news of changed dates will, of course, be posted here as we get news from the band's agent, Alec. Alec and local promoters are working hard to reschedule everything but the most important thing is to keep everyone safe. Wishing everyone well.

Tour Dates 2021

Date Venue City
05 Aug Tivoli Helsingborg
06 Aug Amager Bio Copenhagen

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‘Chance’ was released in the US, this week in 1980. The previous album, 'Angel Station' had included a note from Manfred that Chris Thompson was leaving the band (to form his own band 'Night'). The hunt was on therefore for a new vocalist to replace him. One of the people who auditioned was Huey Lewis.

“Chris had suggested Huey Lewis, but on the day singing those songs, all of us agreed that it didn’t work. At one point he picked up a harmonica and played it so beautifully - I thought that’s the vibe I want from the voice. He was a really nice bloke and he went on to be more successful than we were at that time, so good luck to him” - Manfred.

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‘Chance’ was released in the US, this week in 1980. The previous album, Angel Station had included a note from Manfred that Chris Thompson was leaving the band (to form his own band Night). The hunt was on therefore for a new vocalist to replace him. One of the people who auditioned was Huey Lewis.  

“Chris had suggested Huey Lewis, but on the day singing those songs, all of us agreed that it didn’t work. At one point he picked up a harmonica and played it so beautifully - I thought that’s the vibe I want from the voice. He was a really nice bloke and he went on to be more successful than we were at that time, so good luck to him” - Manfred.

##HueyLewis #hueylewisandthenews #classicrock #progressiverock #progressiverockcommunity #progressiverockband #80smusic #80srock #eightiesrock #manfredmannsearthband #mmeb #manfredmann

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My favorite....😎

One of my all time favourites! A masterpiece! I love the cover!

First time I heard it around 1983 I had to take it off after 30 secs!...it was simply too intense for me at the time 😱 My taste back then was Survivor, Foreigner, Toto, etc. - nice and sweet rock, and this record was simply too powerful and different!...wow!! 😲 I mean I was just not ready for that kind of intensity and seriousness in music at that particular moment. I was only 17 years old please ;-) A couple of weeks later something inside me persuaded me to put it on again - and even though I was a bit scared - I was better prepared this time. And after listening to the first song "Lies through the eighties" i was blown away and totally mesmerized and HOOKED!! After this first song my sweet innocent youth with those nice loving Survivor songs was forever changed. Now came a LONG era of MMEB, and darkness and anger and more serious stuff! Today I have all the records - and even some of them hanging in my living room. So I can only say THANK YOU to Manfred and all the musicians who made this possible. You guys gave me melodies, moods and musical experiences which will haunt me for the rest of my life - Thank you! 👍😎 Keld

..and soon was Chris back !

Such a great band.!!!! Huge in Europe...!!!!

It's their last cool lp IMHO.

Un bel album qui fait remonter les souvenirs à la surface !

Thank you for everything you did for the State of Iowa when you recorded "Stranded". Basically it became the State Song.

For you (a Springsteen cover) www.youtube.com/watch?v=2sJygu903kU

Tolle Minimoog Solos

Have 4 vinyl & 4 cd versions of this album, listening 1256 times ! Since christamas 1980, 😃Do u belive ?

My brother had this and we shared a room. So whatever he listened to, I did too. Fell in love with this album. And all my friends did too. I wish I had the vinyl still because the cd versions are not quite right.

As far as I remember, Brian Johnson was also one of the people who auditioned for MMEB. Correct me if I'm wrong 🙂

I remember a record shop up the road from me had a pair of promotional 'Chance' beach towels in their front window. They had the record cover art printed on them. I missed the opportunity to make them an offer.

Un album sublime à écouter absolument

Another six degrees of Huey Lewis & The News. The band played on Elvis Costello's debut album "My Aim is True" (under the name Clover). Now the MMEB connection! Thanks for the background. Love "Lies (Through the 80s)" that leads off the album.

My favorite was the Watch album...

Yeah Fritz the blank👌👌👌👌

This is a true masterpiece 🎶🎶 From the day of its release it has stayed with me. All through the 80s, 90s, 00s 10s, 20s 😊 None above. Thanks!

Simply a Earth wonder band... Great Voices... Great Music... Great textes... 🤗❤️

40 years have passed. This album is still in my vinyl collection. Thanks from Spain. www.youtube.com/watch?v=pUp4bgHy5Z8

Wunderbarer Classic Rock

A masterpiece!!🎸🏆😃

my favorite mmeb album.

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This week in 1984, Budapest Live was issued in Germany.  What is your favourite track on the album?

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The album rocks!!!

The best version of „For you“ CHRIS THOMPSON at its best

Davy’s on the Road Again, but they’re all great. I bought this on vinyl in Finland and carried it back to the US

Großartige LP. Mein Favorit ist SPIRITS IN THE NIGHT 💯🎸

Why do I have to choose? Wrap it all up I'll take it!

" Davis on the Road again" " Blinded by the Light" " Mighty Quinn " 😍

Whole album is simply great!

War meine erste MMEB Platte 😎🎸

If I must pick...redemption song.

"For you" is my best song 😉

Redemption song. Glad I saw you in Lillestrøm with this consert and show....

The whole album. I attended the concert. It was a lifetime experience for me.

The Mighty Quinn. brilliant version

Redemption song. I was at that concert.

My favourites were Lies and Africa suite

Redemption Song, great version

Auf jeden Fall. Wir hatten ja nur 2 Kassetten. Manfred Mann und Bruce Springsteen 😂

Redemption song,a fabulous version of the bob Marley track!

My favorite is demolition man although the whole album is one of the best. Hope to see you back in Hamburg, best wishes

All tracks!

Redemption Song. Saw the band at the Dominion Totenham court road, London on that tour

Best album ever. 👍😀

Ihr Live Konzert ist sehr gut

all songs are good !! My favorite album !!🎸👍

Demolition man

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