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re: Meat Loaf - Newcastle 4/5/13

Posted by:
ricgough 05:37 pm MST 04/09/13
In reply to: re: Meat Loaf - Newcastle 4/5/13 - ricgough 05:35 pm MST 04/09/13



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> > > 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.
>

NOBODY has sold ANY performance of a Steinman song quite like Meat and if some people can't see that then it is their loss.


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