40 years since the critically acclaimed “Do Ya Think I’m Sexy?” topped the charts in the UK, the sensational theatrical production Some Guys Have All The Luck returns to Millfield Theatre on Thursday 7th February 2019.
Direct from the West End,Some Guys Have All the Luck celebrates the career of one of rock’s greatest icons, Rod Stewart’s incredible journey from street busker to international superstar. Paul Metcalfe delivers both an authentic and charismatic performance as Rod Stewart; from the distinctive vocals to the swaggering showmanship and sheer fun that has made Rod one of the most loved performers of all time.
Paul says:“I absolutely love it and I feel very lucky that other people seem to love it as well. When I’m onstage I go into another world and do things I wouldn’t normally dream of doing. The show has come on massively since we started. The music, the lighting, the set and the video backdrops have all come on a lot. Fortunately, the audience seem to agree.”
‘Some Guys Have All the Luck’ charts Rod Stewart’s career chronologically and highlights some of the significant strokes of luck which helped the rock legend during his stellar career. The show also features songs from Rod Stewart’s time with ‘The Faces’ as well as a full concert production in the second half of the show with classic hits including Maggie May, Baby Jane, Da Ya Think I’m Sexy, Sailing and You’re in My Heart.
Paul says: “I think Rod’s music brings back a lot of memories for people, and everyone can remember the first time they heard Maggie May. Rod has such an amazing back catalogue of songs and such variety as well. Wonderful ballads, joyful upbeat songs and some great rockers as well.”
We all make our own luck, but some guys really do have it all!
Notes to Editor
“Da Ya Think I’m Sexy?”
"Da Ya Think I'm Sexy?" is a song by British singer Rod Stewart from his 1978 album “Blondes Have More Fun”. The song featured on Stewart's album “Blondes Have More Fun”, and was released as a single in November 1978. It spent one week at the top of the British charts in December 1978 and four weeks at the top of the US Billboard Hot 100 in February 1979. Billboard ranked it number four on its Top Singles of 1979 year-end chart. Rolling Stone Magazine ranked the song at #308 in its list of the 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.
Paul is an accomplished entertainer with over 25 years' experience and on stage he effortlessly slips into the persona of Rod. Paul’s existing show involves the same swaggering showmanship, audience participation and sheer sense of fun that has made Rod Stewart one of the most popular performers of all time. Paul's band are all highly experienced and talented musicians who have an impressive string of credits between them including Chris De Burgh, George Michael, The Spice Girls, Shirley Bassey, Level 42, Go West, The Manic Street Preachers and Curtis Mayfield.
Sir Roderick David Stewart, CBE (born 10 January 1945) is a British rock singer and songwriter. Born and raised in London, he is of Scottish and English ancestry. Stewart is one of the best-selling music artists of all time, having sold over 100 million records worldwide. He has had six consecutive number one albums in the UK and his tally of 62 UK hit singles includes 31 that reached the top ten, six of which gained the number 1 position. Stewart has had 16 top ten singles in the US, with four reaching #1 on the Billboard Hot 100. He was knighted in the 2016 Birthday Honors for services to music and charity.