Russell Thompkins Jr. & the New Stylistics are back to Singapore on 10 September for their 14th Anniversary Tour.
For over 30 years, Russell Thompkins, Jr. was the original lead singer of the Stylistics. His impeccable falsetto voice led the group to international fame and recognition, recording such hits as "You're A Big Girl Now," "Stop, Look, Listen," "You Are Everything," "Rockin' Roll Baby," "Betcha By Golly Wow," "Break Up to Make Up," "Stone In Love With You," "People Make The World Go Round," "Children Of The Night," "You Make Me Feel Brand New," "You'll Never Get To Heaven," "Let's Put It All Together," "I Can't Give You Anything," "First Impressions," "Love At First Sight," "Hurry Up this Way Again," "Love Talk," and many, many more. Russell had the opportunity to work with such greats as Thom Bell, Linda Creed, Burt Bachrach, Carol Bayer Sager, Van McCoy, Teddy Randazzo, Kenny Gamble, Leon Huff, Dexter Wansel, Cynthia Biggs, Preston Glass, Maurice Starr, and Jeff Tyzik.
Russell's distinctive falsetto was the driving force and the backbone of the original Stylistics and it earned them (7) gold albums, (5) gold singles, (2) double gold singles, (8) platinum albums, (1) double platinum album, and (4) platinum singles, along with a Grammy nomination in 1974 for "You make Me Feel Brand New," and a plaque on the Walk of Fame in 1994, in center city Philadelphia, including various awards and trophies from around the world. In May of 2004 Russell was inducted into the Vocal Group Hall of Fame.
Russell Thompkins, Jr. & The New Stylistics was formed after Russell's departure from the original group in year 2,000. They are committed to delivering high quality vocal performances on stage in a professional and masterful style. Russell brings to the table an unparalleled level of talent, dedication, and professionalism. His major goal and mission is to provide his fans, friends, and supporters, who have remained loyal for over 40 years, with the same quality of music and showmanship that they have come to know and love.
As of 2017, Russell Thompkins Jr. & the New Stylistics are celebrating their 14th anniversary. They have remained dedicated to the mission of providing quality representation of the original recordings of The Stylistics. They are consummate performers who demonstrate "style" and professionalism with every performance. Backed by their music director Kenny (Piano Man) Thompson and the band, each performance since the beginning has become more cohesive and "stylized."
They will continue their tradition of delivering quality performances for their dedicated and supportive fans around the world.
Russell Thompkins Jr. & The New Stylistics look forward to celebrating many more years together and reaching many more milestones.
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