British singer Robbie Williams will perform concerts in Moscow and St. Petersburg in September 2017 as part of a tour in support of their new album Heavy Entertainment Show. It is reported TASS with reference to organizers of the event.
World tour of Williams kicks off June 2, 2017. The artist will give 29 concerts in 18 countries – the UK, Ireland, Germany, France, the Netherlands, Belgium, Italy, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland, Poland, Lithuania, Czech Republic, Hungary, Austria, Switzerland and Russia. In St. Petersburg, the singer will be September 7 at the stage of Ice Palace. Tour the pop singer will conclude with a concert in Moscow in SK “Olympic” on September 10.
30 Sep Robbie Williams was published in the Facebook clip of the song Party Like A Russian (“Russian as Tusi”), dedicated to the Russian rich, from the album Heavy Entertainment Show. In the video the singer is surrounded by dancers, and the action takes place in a luxurious mansion. Just a day since the publication of the video watched by 7.7 million people.
In late October, the British newspaper The Times wrote that thanks to the leaked emails that disclosed the Ukrainian hackers, it turned out that the owner of football club “Chelsea” Roman Abramovich paid for the performance of Robbie Williams in front of people from the inner circle of Russian President Vladimir Putin.
From correspondence followed that in 2014 the singer was the headliner at a party for 100 people in Moscow, where “the vodka flowed like a river”, quoted the article InoPressa. According to the Times, this dinner inspired Uialma on the creation of single Party Like a Russian. On the guest list were, among others, presidential aide Vladislav Surkov with his wife Natalia Dubovitskaya and daughter Maria, who was then 10 years old.
However, the video Party Like a Russian suggests that Williams was impressed enough dinner in Moscow – Russia in it shows “how a country that indulges in fights and is under the authority of corrupt officials”, said in the article.
Robbie Williams played in the British band Take that, and in 1996 began a solo career. Released 12 Studio albums, received the largest number of awards the Brit Awards in its history. Included in the British music Hall of fame. On his tour to support the album Intensive has sold 1.6 million tickets in one day, in connection with which the actor was listed in the Guinness Book of records.