Amsterdam frontman Ian Prowse is about to release his new single Lest We Forget as he prepares to bring the band to Telford’s Warehouse in Chester on Thursday (October 9).

The single is released on October 19 to both commemorate and mourn the 100 year anniversary of the Battle of Ypres - a battle which saw the British Army suffer losses that resulted in the decision of mass conscription for the young men of Britain.

He said: “I wanted to release a single right in the middle of the commemorations which told the truth about the First World War and not the idea being peddled in certain circles that all those young men died for a just and worthwhile cause.”

The single is taken from Who Loves Ya Baby, the first ever solo album by Prowse.

I Did it For Love was the first single taken from Who Loves Ya Baby which received airplay on BBC Radio 2 and BBC Radio 6 Music.

Ian Prowse is best known for fronting Pele (1990s) and the seven-piece group, Amsterdam. One of his most famous songs, Does This Train Stop On Merseyside, was a huge favourite of the late DJ John Peel.

Tickets for Telford’s are priced £10. Call 01244 390 090 or visit www.telfordswarehouse.com.

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