Yesterday Stereophonics were playing at NYC's Webster Hall. Being a fan since day one I trully enjoyed that show.
For those of you you never heard of them here's a quote from wikipedia: Stereophonics are a Welsh rock band. Since their debut album, Word Gets Around, which peaked at #6 in the album chart, they have had 5 consecutive albums reach #1 in the UK album charts. Described as "classic UK rock with whiskey vocals", the band has enjoyed considerable success in the UK, with 25 singles reaching the top 40 of the UK Singles chart. In 2005, their song Dakota became the band's biggest hit, ...
All American Rejects at NYC's HumanRace
Yesterday Nike organized a very nice event - its "HumanRace" was a 10K (6.21 miles) run in about 25 cities worldwide. As a big bonus they added a free concert for all participants afterward.
So in LA the participants got a free concert by Kanye West, Die Fantastischen Vier performed in Munich and so on.
In New York we had the privilege to get a free concert by the "All American Rejects". Although their last album is quite old by now (they released "Move Along" in 2005) I was really looking forward to this simply because I love that album. You probably remember it from hits such as "It end ...
Posted September 1, 2008
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Bruce Springsteen at Giant's Stadium last night
I'd never seen the Boss in concert before, so I was excited to catch his show on his hometurf. You hear so many good things about him as a live performer.
The show was supposed to start at 7:30. There was nothing, no warm-up band or similar until he entered the stage at 8:45. That's just not a good way to start a show in my book.
Anyway, when he entered the stage the crowd was immediately into it. The show was good, but maybe my expectations were a bit high. He just played his set like any other show and the set list as well as the musical arrangements offered little variety, it was more or ...
Posted July 29, 2008
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