The Lexicon Of Love ABC

To celebrate 40 years since the release of their debut album, ABC have announced they will perform The Lexicon Of Love in its entirety across 10 dates in June 2022, including a pit stop back to where it all began. 

Sheffield’s finest ABC will return to their hometown, the steel city, for a special anniversary show which will mark exactly 40 years to the day since the album was released on the 21 June 1982.

Tickets are available now via and VIP Packages are also available from

The Lexicon Of Love went straight to No.1 upon release, spawning tracks such Poison Arrow, The Look Of Love, Tears Are Not Enough, and All Of My Heart

ABC were formed in Sheffield in the 1980s and released The Lexicon Of Love in 1982. To date they’ve have released nine studio albums, following The Lexicon Of Love with Beauty Stab (’83), How To Be A Zillionaire (’85), Alphabet City (’87), Up (’89), Abracadabra (’91), Skyscraping (’97) and Traffic (’08). Thirty-six years since the release of their debut album ABC returned with The Lexicon Of Love II.

Read our feature on the making of the album here.


Fri 17 Oxford New Theatre

Sat 18 Bath Forum

Mon 20 Birmingham Symphony Hall

Tue 21 Sheffield City Hall

Thu 23 London Royal Albert Hall

Fri 24 Newcastle O2 City Hall

Sat 25 Glasgow Royal Concert Hall

Mon 27 Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

Tue 28 Manchester Bridgewater Hall

Thu 30 Southend Cliffs Pavilion