In March 2018, Kim released ‘Here Come The Aliens’, her 14th album to Worldwide acclaim. Charting in the UK album chart as well as all over the World, ‘Here Come The Aliens’ has been hailed as a stunning return to the spotlight. (Album of the week on BBC Radio 2) With the singles, ‘Pop Don’t Stop’ and ‘Kandy Krush’ both becoming Top 10 Radio hits in the UK as well as all over Europe (both records of the week on BBC Radio 2), Kim reestablished herself as a force to be reckoned with alongside today’s artists. Throughout April 2018 Kim embarked on her first UK Headline tour in over 30 years. The 19 shows were listed as one of the ‘must see’ events of the year by the Guardian and got rave reviews in the national press – culminating in a stunning sell-out show at London’s Koko. – (4 Star Review by The Times).
In May 2018 Kim took the ‘Here Come The Aliens’ tour to Paris and played in front of a sell-out audience once again at the beautiful La Cigale’ venue. Summer 2018 see’s Kim and the band playing various festivals all over Europe before continuing with the ‘Here Come The Aliens’ tour in October, visiting Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Slovakia, Belgium and Holland. Kim Wilde orginally burst onto the music scene in 1981 with the classic ‘Kids In America’, a worldwide hit. This lead to a stunning career with over 30 million record sales spanning 12 albums and some of the most memorable hits of the 80s including, ‘Chequered Love’, ‘Cambodia’, ‘You Keep Me Hangin’ On’ (number one in the USA), ‘You Came’, ‘Never Trust A Stranger’ and ‘Four Letter Word’.
Voted Best British Female Singer at the BPI Awards in 1983 (Forerunner to the Brits), Kim also supported Michael Jackson on his ‘Bad’ tour in Europe, playing to over 2 million people over 5 months and also supported the legendary David Bowie across Europe on his 1990 Greatest Hits stadium tour.
The 90s saw Kim continue to remain in the spotlight with the albums ‘Love Moves’ and ‘Love Is’ featuring singles including ‘Love Is Holy’ and the Bee Gee’s classic ‘If I Can’t Have You’ from ‘The Singles Collection 1981-1993’. After a break from music to get married, have children and re-discover a love for gardening, Kim returned to playing live in 2001 with various festivals and
tours including Australia in 2003 before signing to EMI in Germany in 2006 and releasing the ‘Never Say Never’ album. After several chart successes with the singles from the album, Kim and her band took to the road, performing over 50 shows in 2007 including two tours and various festivals in 2008.
In 2013 Kim released the beautiful and critically acclaimed, ‘Wilde Winter Songbook’ album, which featured her favourite Christmas and winter inspired songs, both cover versions and original material. With Radio Two playing ‘Hey Mister Snowman’ at Christmas, Kim played a few select Christmas shows in both the UK and Holland, which she repeated with the release of the special
edition of the album the following year.
In 2017, Kim hit the ground running with a string of hugely successful Festival shows over the summer followed by a sell-out tour of Holland in the Autumn.
In December, Kim put on her ‘Wilde Wild Xmas Show’ in Manchester, performing all her hits as well as the Xmas Single she recorded with LawnMower Deth – ‘F U Kristmas!’.
With the success of her new album, Kim began the ‘Here Come The Aliens’ Tour in the UK in March, doing 19 dates before heading to Paris in May. The tour continued in Europe in October taking in Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Slovakia, Belgium and Holland… October also saw the release of the Deluxe version of the album featuring 2 new tracks, live versions and some fantastic
remixes by Ricky Wilde. 2019 sees Kim and the band heading to Scandinavia and beyond with the tour…