Rick Astley performs at First Direct Arena Leeds – 16.10.18 and from thousands for fans queuing to get in the arena, the air was heavy with excitement. Returning to the music scene a couple of years ago with a number one album, 50 as well his latest release ‘Beautiful Life’, a massive tour supporting Take That in 2019, not to mention his own successful sell out tours, Rick has literally hit the ground running and not stopped since. Rick was supported on this tour by Gabrielle.
Rick Astley live in concert in Harrogate. Rick Astley has had a career spanning over 25 years. The ’80s Pop Icon and multi-million selling artist had massive hits with Stock, Aitkin and Waterman, including his massive debut single ‘Never Gonna Give You Up’. He holds the record for being the only male solo artist to have his first 8 singles reach the Top 10 in the UK and has sold approximately 40 million records worldwide. In 2008, ‘Never Gonna Give You Up’, became one of the most viewed pop video of all time on YouTube with over 51 million views to date, due to the unstoppable phenomenon of ‘Rickrolling’. This has earned him a nomination at the MTV Europe Music Awards for ‘Best Act Ever’.
Ed Fielding Photography photographs concerts and events mainly for magazines, editorials, advertising and for artists/bands for CD artwork. Ed's work has featured in Rocksound magazine and NME.com as well as many other publications.