Dance legends Scooter announce Glasgow gig

Wednesday, 31st January 2018, 3:24 pm
Updated Thursday, 1st February 2018, 9:30 am

German dance group Scooter have announced a one-off Scottish show at Glasgow's O2 Academy.

The band's Wild & Wicked tour comes to town on Saturday, May 5, one of only two UK dates.

The Hamburg-born act, best known for Jumping All Over The World and their #2 UK hit The Logical Song, are celebrating their 25th anniversary.

Currently formed of Phil Speiser, Michael Simon and co-founder H.P. Baxxter, the band released their 19th album Scooter Forever last September.

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The promoters said: “Scooter’s success is due in no small measure to Michael Simon and Phil Speiser, who have ensured continuity in the fifth chapter - whilst the MC skills of front man and mastermind H.P. Baxxter are as sharp as ever: rarely have his raps sounded tighter.

“Add in ever- expanding reserves of musical knowledge and a desire to engage with contemporary trends and the Scooter sound is revealed to rest on a complex foundation of bass, breaks and micro-improvisation.

“On Scooter Forever, H.P. Baxxter shouts out a new Scooter anthem proclaiming In Rave We Trust - a perfect slice of pop with a simply brilliant, brilliantly simple melody... how come nobody thought of this one before?!"

Tickets for the show go on general sale on Friday, February 2. More at the Glasgow O2 Academy Facebook page