Thomas Lang

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Thomas Lang (Thomas Jones) is a Liverpool based singer-songwriter, best known for the jazz-tinged song "The Happy Man", which spent 3 weeks in the UK top 100 singles chart in January 1988 (peaking at no. 67). He released his debut album, Scallywag Jaz in 1987. His last album release (to date) was Versions in 1996. Lang toured with his band throughout the late 1980s and early 1990s, and built up a loyal following, as well as appearing with Jools Holland's band on the TV show The Happening in 1990, and several residencies at the world famous London jazz venue, Ronnie Scott's. Lang still plays live in the UK on occasions, mostly in Liverpool (where he co-owns the 3345 recording studio complex and members club), but occasionally further afield. He was one of the consortium who successfully battled to save Liverpool's Parr Street Recording Studios (a Grammy Award-winning studio, known for its work with Coldplay, Doves, Embrace, Elbow and Badly Drawn Boy). On 25 August 2006, Lang duetted with fellow Liverpool singer Jennifer John on the anthemic "You'll Never Walk Alone" at Liverpool's world famous Matthew Street Music Festival. He returned to the recording studio in Liverpool at the end of October 2006, and started recording new songs. The first tracks to be recorded were "Scared" and "I Believe". Lang worked on a live album, Torch, which was recorded on 16 April 2011, at the Rodewald Suite, Liverpool Philharmonic Hall.which is due for release on the 27th of January 2014