In a spectacular announcement that has fans across the UK tapping their feet in anticipation, British pop icons Madness are set to headline a colossal outdoor event at Cardiff Castle next summer. The Nutty Boys are bringing their legendary live performance to DEPOT Live on Thursday, July 18, promising an unforgettable night filled with their chart-topping hits.
With an impressive repertoire boasting 15 UK top 10 singles, Madness has etched their mark in the annals of British pop history. Classics like “Our House,” “It Must Be Love,” “One Step Beyond,” and “Baggy Trousers” have become timeless anthems, resonating with generations of music enthusiasts.
Surprisingly, despite a career spanning four decades and ten top 10 albums, Madness achieved their maiden number one studio album just recently. The long-awaited triumph came on November 24 with “Theatre Of The Absurd Presents C’est La Vie,” an accomplishment the band describes as taking 40 years to materialize.
To celebrate this historic milestone, Madness is embarking on a 19-date summer tour, and the Cardiff Castle show is undoubtedly the jewel in the crown. Scheduled for July 18, this extravaganza promises an evening of musical brilliance and infectious energy.
The band members themselves shared their excitement about the upcoming tour, stating, “Would you Adam and Eve it? It only took us 40 years to get there, but we’ve just gone and ruddy scored our first Number One album with Theatre Of The Absurd Presents C’est La Vie, and we thought, what better way to celebrate than to announce a summer tour?”
Madness joins an illustrious lineup of artists set to grace the Welsh capital next summer, including Manic Street Preachers, Suede, Weezer, JLS, Tom Grennan, and more. The vibrant musical landscape promises an exhilarating season for concert-goers, and Madness is poised to set Cardiff Castle ablaze with their infectious tunes and lively stage presence.
As anticipation builds for this momentous event, fans are encouraged to secure their tickets early to ensure a coveted spot in what is expected to be one of the standout shows of the summer. Cardiff Castle, with its historic backdrop, will transform into a musical haven on July 18, welcoming Madness for a night that promises not only nostalgia but also the infectious joy that only the Nutty Boys can deliver.