Peter Sarstedt first came to prominence in February 1969 with a Number 1 hit single “Where do you go to, my lovely”. He held that position for 6 weeks in Britain, reached No.1 in 14 other countries, and was awarded the highly coveted Ivor Novello Award for Best Song 1969/70 for his composition.

Peter was given his own BBC Television and Radio series and appeared extensively across continental Europe, a West German television show of his being entered for the Golden rose of Montreaux.

Peter began composing songs in 1966 and continues to do so to this day, touring the world with his vast repertoire of passionate, energetic, timeless songs.

“Most original talent to emerge in decades...intense...sincere...top British singer... lyrical quality of his compositions coupled with the hypnotic spell he casts on his audiences have ensured a long run of success for this engaging man. You can be assured of non-stop dynamic entertainment...make sure you are there”.
- NEW MUSICAL EXPRESS

“Impressive...outstanding...others lay far behind”
- THE OBSERVER

“A singer-songwriter of consummate skill, he is in the Ry Cooder mould...a joy to listen to...flawless renderings of gems such as Beirut, Boulevard and Love Among the Ruins. May he always be around as an example of the resilience of talent. If you get a chance to catch Sarstedt - don’t pass it up”.
- STAGE AND TELEVISION

“Always good to welcome Sarstedt back. He remains a perceptive lyricist able to produce great melodies... impressive composing talent... Beirut - an entire novel of Eric Ambler complexities in 3 minutes... the great thing about this truly wonderful song is that the story is unfinished. Play it 20 times and you’re still intrigued. A masterpiece...”
- MELODY MAKER

“Employs his chansonnier’s voice on dramatic songs... definitive song Where do you go to, my lovely has now been equalled with Beirut”
- COSMOPOLITAN

“Took his attentive audience through 75 minutes of highly personalised music, simple songs from the heart, stylish, subtle and fired with emotion. Won my respect without trying”.
- THE PROMOTER

 

“When Peter Sarstedt lyrics appear, other writers disappear”
- TIME OUT

“An album with words of perfect contrast and voices of textured dreams, and sincerity of so few... speaks so easily to the people... thrills his audiences”.
- DISC

“Has a quality of feeling that invites you into his songs...emotionally moving numbers, lovely melodies and very cleverly written songs... lyrics remind me of so much life”.
- RECORD MIRROR

“One of the great talents... How nice it is not only to see him back, but back with a breath-taking new album... literate handling of lines by the writer/singer... Tremendous...”
- EVENING TELEGRAPH

“Music personality of the year”
- WEEKEND MAGAZINE

-One of the most meaningful songwriters ever... mixes romance, charm, ideas and philosophy with a strong dash of truth... excellent voice and guitar work... Best Pop LP of the month must go to P.S.”
- ASSOCIATED PRESS

“Has definite shades of Paul Simon in both lyrics and melody... hung on every word”.
- SUSSEX EXPRESS

“Wistful, personal style songs... lonely numbers with more feeling in one line than the entire ballad output of Val Doonican and Des O’Connor lumped together... lyrics continue to mirror life through something other than the banal... melodies are stronger than ever before”.
- YARMOUTH MERCURY

“Agile constructive mind... wins over his audiences with simple yet complex statements...Creates an atmosphere its pleasant to be part of”.
- EVENING EXPRESS


“Only a minority ever really deliver even one song which survived the year it was released, and an even smaller minority can lay claim to writing a classic... the potent fantasies he is able to weave in his lyrics make him a powerful poet of modern life”.
- COURIER & ADVERTISER

“A real winner in every way... Talent really shows through... performance is faultless... gives the listener something to think about. Compelling, brilliantly imaginative... One of the finest albums I have reviewed in a long time”.
- EPSOM & EWELL HERALD

“The Only word for an artist like Peter Sarstedt is class. Pure and simple”.
- ARIOLA NEWS

 
 

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