This glorious song, Only Because of You, is from Roger Hodgson’s 1984 album, In the Eye of the Storm. Roger's hauntingly exquisite lyrics and melody of this beauty touch the soul deeply and often brings audience members to tears. Seeing Roger perform with an orchestra is mesmerizing.
Roger, formerly of Supertramp, is the co-founder of the band and the singer/songwriter of the greatest hits to include Dreamer, Give a Little Bit, Breakfast in America, The Logical Song, Take the Long Way Home, Fool's Overture, It's Raining Again, School, and so very many more.
See Roger on his World Tour. He is is currently performing solo, with band, and with orchestra. He is selling out shows all over the globe in addition to receiving fantastic reviews from media and fans alike.
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This beautiful song was originally released on Roger’s first solo album, In the Eye of the Storm. Signed copies of Roger's albums and more available through his store at http://www.RogerHodgsonStore.com
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See what the press is saying -
"To the adoring fans who rise to their feet as Hodgson and his four-piece backing band take the stage ... it might as well be 1979 all over again." Rolling Stone
"He is a consummate musician that takes his craft seriously. Every aspect of his performance was flawless." Classic Rock Revisited
"Hodgson connected deeply with the fans in a way few stars of his stature do."- San Diego Reader
This is the real deal: a legendary music man, in brilliant form and shimmering presence, supported by a tight, terrific band. When you can catch a show, go. An evening with Roger Hodgson will raise your standards of concert-going." Huffington Post
This performance is from a July 2013 concert in Germany with the Stuttgart Philharmonic Orchestra at Jazzopen Schlossplatz.
Sample Set List from an Orchestra Show -
Take the Long Way Home
Lovers in the Wind
Hide in Your Shell
Easy Does It
Breakfast in America
Along Came Mary
A Soapbox Opera
The Logical Song
Lord is it Mine
If Everyone Was Listening
Even in the Quietest Moments
Only Because of You
Two of Us
Give a Little Bit
It's Raining Again