TOPLOADER CELEBRATE THE 20TH ANNIVERSARY OF ‘ONKA’S BIG MOKA’
With over 82.2 million streams on Spotify in 2019, Toploader are gearing up for a busy 2020 as they celebrate 20 years since the release of their debut album ‘Onka’s Big Moka’, which sold over two million copies and remained in the Top 5 of the UK album chart for over six months earning them 4 Brit Award nominations.
The album featured a string of top 20 singles including global hit ‘Dancing In The Moon- light’, which spent over a year in European Airplay Charts, and the critically acclaimed fans favourite ‘Achilles Heel’. The total streams for the album now exceed 200 million making them one of the UK’s most listened to bands.
To celebrate the landmark birthday Toploader will be performing a special anniversary live set at this summers festivals. The set will include all the singles from the ‘Onka’s Big Moka’, plus some of the bands favourite tracks and a few classic covers. Singer Joe Washbourn says ‘we wanted to create a live set that has people on their feet dancing from start to the finish. We can’t wait to get out and play these songs this coming sum- mer!’
With a reputation as the ultimate crowd-pleasing live band Toploader have backed the likes of Paul Weller, Robbie Williams, Noel Gallagher, Tom Jones, Simple Minds and Bon Jovi, where they became the last British band to play the original Wembley Stadium. They have also appeared at a host of festivals including Glastonbury, V-Festival, T In The Park and Chris Evans’s CarFest.