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re: Meat Loaf - Newcastle 4/5/13

Posted by:
ricgough 05:35 pm MST 04/09/13
In reply to: re: Meat Loaf - Newcastle 4/5/13 - ricgough 03:47 pm MST 04/09/13



>
>
> > Glad to hear all that.
> >
> > Now I really can't wait!!!!
> >
> > - K -
> >
> > >
> > >
> > > > Just got back - wow!
> > > >
> > > > See BOOH live whilst you can - seriously!
> > > >
> > > > Okay, Meat has aged - but seems more mobile than some
> > > > recent shows.
> > > >
> > > > Middle register has suffered over the years, no doubting
> > > > it, but the softer/upper parts were in reasonably fine
> > > > fettle tonight - delivery and connection with audience is
> > > > still simply outstanding!
> > > >
> > > > Not going to criticize but it was a game of 2 halves
> > > > tonight.
> > > >
> > > > Setlist
> > > >
> > > > Red Light/life is a lemon
> > > > Dead ringer for love
> > > > If it ain't broke break it
> > > > L.A. Looser
> > > > Giving tree
> > > > Objects in the rear view Mirror
> > > > Frying pan
> > > >
> > > > INTERLUDE
> > > >
> > > > Bat out of Hell
> > > > Took the words (Jim and Carla intro)
> > > > Heaven can wait
> > > > All revved up
> > > > Two outta three (introduced by "Country Jim-bob
> > > > Steinman")
> > > > Paradise
> > > > For Crying out loud (introduced by Jimmy "genius"
> > > > Steinman
> > > >
> > > > Encore:
> > > > Anything for love (abridged with long Justin Avery piano
> > > > intro)
> > > > Boneyard/freebird/All revved up reprise.
> > > >
> > > > An emotional sacrament to the songs of my youth. Fuck
> > > > vocal perfection, this was awesome!
> > > >
> > >
> > > "game of two halves should make clear that he seriously
> > > upped his game for the Jim stuff - even in the first half
> > > - second set was outstanding, even if he played it safe at
> > > times.
> > >
> > > Heaven can wait was brilliant, For crying out loud was
> > > worth the 54/$83 entry fee alone!
>
> Spoiler: -
> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MrCMTDMiYfU&feature=youtu.be

Say what you want about the technicalities of music and the voice. That performance had 8,000 people on their feet with tears in their eyes in homage to the songs of their youth and one of the most original and passionate performance partnerships ever to grace a European stage.



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