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Jan-June 86 - Dreamtime recording sessions (Wikipedia suggests only March/Apr recording)

16.6.86 Iceland Arts Festival (Cancelled ?)

14.8.86 Band record video to Always The Sun
18.8.86 Hugh appears on BBC Breakfast TV to promote Nice in Nice - video is shown. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qEmsmGLbbZ0
23.8.86 Nice In Nice single released - makes no.30 in charts - Video shot earlier (prior to Aug 18th) in August at Wembley studios. Hugh appears on Saturday morning TV programme "Get Fresh" to promote the single.
12.9.86 Band appear on Cheggers Plays Pop to promote Nice In Nice.
13.9.86 La Louviere Festival, Belgium Image
*dates missing here?*

27.10.86 Off The Beaten Track album released

DREAMTIME TOUR (Xmal Deutschland Support)

18.10.86 Always The Sun single released - makes no.30 in charts
20.10.86 St. Austell Coliseum
21.10.86 Cardiff ,University
22.10.86 Liverpool University (Mountford Hall?) - ticket price £5.25
23.10.86 Aberdeen Capitol
24.10.86 Edinburgh Playhouse
25.10.86 Edinburgh Playhouse - Band also appear on BBC1 "Roland Rat" performing "Nice In Nice"
26.10.86 Newcastle City Hall
27.10.86 Manchester Apollo
28.10.86 Nottingham Royal Concert Hall
29.10.86 Birmingham Odeon
30,10.86 Sheffield,City Hall
1.11.86 Glouceater Leisure,Centre
2.11.86 Oxford Apollo
3.11.86 Wembley Arena
4.11.86 Brighton, Centre

European Tour
6.11.86 Utrecht Music Hall
7.11.86 Bonn Biskuithalle
8.11.86 Dreamtime album released
8.11.86 Hamburg Knopfs Musichalle
9.11.86 Berlin Metropol
10.11.86 Munich, Theaterfabrik
11.11.86 Zurich Volkshaus
13.11.86 Paris Le Zenith http://www.uneviedeconcerts.com/archive ... 91704.html (Gig fimed - anyone seen this footage?)
14.11.86 Always The Sun @ Zenith French TV (broadcast from previous night?) -Hugh Interview on French TV https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=26ZnWL4T7-U
18.11.86 Madrid - Live at La Estación de Perpignan - TVE2
Estudio 1,Prado del Rey, Madrid
November 18, 1986. Broadcasted 1987
02-12-86 Diamond Music Awards - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nT4yVyrlglM Always The Sun & Skin Deep Antwerp Diamond Awards Festival
03-12-86 "Ambitions" band perform Always The Sun https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B2sTpLyYFJE
13.12.86 Big In America single released - makes no.48 in charts
"I bathed in sun and walked in rain
It taught me how to laugh again"