The Old Bankhouse - Calne are thrilled and delighted to have Paul Da Vinci perform on Saturday 17th March 2018.
Paul is best known as the 'incredible' voice on the Rubettes number one selling single "Sugar Baby Love" which sold over 8 million copies world-wide and has an amazing three and a half octave voice. Paul sang all the lead vocals on the record and also on the B side "You could have told me", and had several other chart successes over the 70's and 80's as a solo artist with his own compositions "Your Baby Ain't Your Baby Anymore" and "If You Get Hurt". Paul also featured as lead vocalist on the Tight Fit single "Back to the Sixties Part II".
Paul's career has been incredibly varied and he has sung vocals on albums by Ringo Starr, blues guitar legend Gary Moore and Jeff Wayne (Spartacus). He also provided backing vocals on Top of the Pops for Elton John ("I Guess That’s Why They Call It The Blues"), Justin Hayward ("Forever Autumn"), Dexys Midnight Runners to name just a few. Paul has also appeared in musical theatre, He has starred in the West End production of The Who's "Tommy" to rave reviews ("Truly Exceptional " - Time Out). the Pharaoh in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat, toured in Trevor Payne's multi-award winning show "That'll Be The Day" from 1990 to 1994 playing over 300 shows per year. Paul also performed with his band at The Royal Albert Hall opening for Fats Domino. In 2009 Paul recorded a solo album of his own compositions (Da Vinci & The Justice Dept) including songs such as “Ready”, “Play For Me” and “Treat Me Right”.
Reviews of Paul's vocal range include:
"Truly Exceptional" by Time Out
"Superb microphone singing" The Daily Telegraph
"Surely One of the Best Voices in Popular Music Today" Peter Hepple The Stage & Television Today