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LA Show Nov 8

#1 Post by alp3 »

Just got back. Love the stage setup. The songs were great, especially Where the Streets, Shopping, Heart, Flamboyant. Always On Mind is always a crowd pleaser, so is West End Girls and West Go. Dreaming of Queen was memorable. I like the whole video on screen setup. Reminds me of DM's Devotional tour. The transition from Se E Vida to Single/Bilingual to Domino Dancing was amazing. Same with Minimal to Shopping.

Still...I thought I was shortchanged on So Hard. Was looking for to that "Dum Dum" rhythm that never came up. Domino Dancing synth melody sounds a little off like a tad bit more on reverb efx and it lacked the classical guitar solo. Aye...

And we paid $15 for valet parking...:(

But overall a good experience.

Can I say one more thing? It never fails to amaze me to see some folks in the crowd who NEVER open their mouth to sing anything throughout the concert. Nope, they don't even move to the songs either. Makes me wonder...why are they there in the first place? And they have the nerve to stare at us funny when we started waving our hands and dancing like maniacs. :wink:

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#2 Post by spooky »

i take it mr. Marr didn't make an appearance. $15 for valet parking?! did you park on the side of the theatre in the big parking structure? i'm one of those people who don't sing along or move during concerts. i look more miserable & bored than mr. Lowe(sometimes). however i go just to go. good to know you enjoyed the show. :)

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#3 Post by EricMontreal22 »

To be fair some people appreciate concerts diff ways. I dance and sing along but not really too much compared to a lot of people... ANd I knwo some people who LOVE the show but others might not notice. As long as they're not all grouchy at the people who are dancing then so what :)

I do agree with So Hard-_I wish we had gotten SOME of the actual song with Neil--especially since no other Bahbiour was represented. Otherwise basically agree--great

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#4 Post by DazzerUKUK »

alp3 wrote: And we paid $15 for valet parking...:(

But overall a good experience.
if that were at a London venue (like Wembley) it would be double that and you'd have to park it yourself!
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Best PSB show I have seen in 3 tours. I loved the set list! It was a nice mix of older and newer songs. The stage was very bare except for the projection screens which are constantly being moved and a chaise lounge chair that stays on stage for the entire show. The Wiltern is such a great venue. The crowd was very energetic. I'm one of the ones that dances and sings :-) Took my wife with me and this was her first PSB show. She is not really a fan but said she enjoyed it a lot. Overall a great evening filled with great electronic music. I was not dissapointed one bit.
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I was there too....

One thing that i noticed is that the songs from Fundamental that got the biggest response were SAGS and Integral, both sounded amazing and the crowd was going wild (i was in the first row of the loge so I could see all the people on the floor below me lol)

Overall, a great concert, it's really amazing that they can play for 90 minutes and still leave so many great songs out, i guess it shows how consistent they have been over the years.
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#7 Post by df118junkie »

I thought it was great FUN - certainly the best I've seen them since Nightlife tour.

Interesting respect for Princess Diana - think they are getting ready to receive their OBEs (which must surely come before long)

See you at the signing (although you won't see me because you don't know what I look like !)

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#9 Post by Young Offender »

Great show and I thought the crowd was really into it and singing to all of the songs, the crowd was from all age groups. Got autographs afterwards.

Will try to do a brief review over the weekend.

Met a couple of great fans, would have liked to have met a few more from the board.

I will also be at the signing tonight and the show!

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#10 Post by lucienchardon »

boyjohn wrote:One thing that i noticed is that the songs from Fundamental that got the biggest response were SAGS and Integral, both sounded amazing and the crowd was going wild (i was in the first row of the loge so I could see all the people on the floor below me lol)
Same in NYC. People stood up for those. Integral sounded amazing! I'd love to see the concert again.

Was the venue close to sold out?

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lucienchardon wrote:
boyjohn wrote:One thing that i noticed is that the songs from Fundamental that got the biggest response were SAGS and Integral, both sounded amazing and the crowd was going wild (i was in the first row of the loge so I could see all the people on the floor below me lol)
Same in NYC. People stood up for those. Integral sounded amazing! I'd love to see the concert again.

Was the venue close to sold out?
It was not sold out before the show, they were still selling tickets for the upper level balcony, the general admission section was sold out, I heard alot of people talking about buying tickets for thursday nights show since they liked the show so much, so i have a feeling that it may sell out?.

And Yeah Integral sounded awesome, not my favourite song on fundamental but it really kicked some ass live.

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Young Offender wrote:
lucienchardon wrote:
boyjohn wrote:One thing that i noticed is that the songs from Fundamental that got the biggest response were SAGS and Integral, both sounded amazing and the crowd was going wild (i was in the first row of the loge so I could see all the people on the floor below me lol)
Same in NYC. People stood up for those. Integral sounded amazing! I'd love to see the concert again.

Was the venue close to sold out?
It was not sold out before the show, they were still selling tickets for the upper level balcony, the general admission section was sold out, I heard alot of people talking about buying tickets for thursday nights show since they liked the show so much, so i have a feeling that it may sell out?.

And Yeah Integral sounded awesome, not my favourite song on fundamental but it really kicked some ass live.
Agree about Integral sounding terrific live. I'm sure there will be tickets available for tonight as well. It's a great atmosphere being in the general admission area. There was plenty of room where we were and looking behind us, nobody seemed crowded in.

Sorry I didn't run into some of you guys from here on the BB. I guess we need to get BB t-shirts so we can identify each other :D
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TheMatrix wrote:
Young Offender wrote:
lucienchardon wrote: Same in NYC. People stood up for those. Integral sounded amazing! I'd love to see the concert again.

Was the venue close to sold out?
It was not sold out before the show, they were still selling tickets for the upper level balcony, the general admission section was sold out, I heard alot of people talking about buying tickets for thursday nights show since they liked the show so much, so i have a feeling that it may sell out?.

And Yeah Integral sounded awesome, not my favourite song on fundamental but it really kicked some ass live.
Agree about Integral sounding terrific live. I'm sure there will be tickets available for tonight as well. It's a great atmosphere being in the general admission area. There was plenty of room where we were and looking behind us, nobody seemed crowded in.

Sorry I didn't run into some of you guys from here on the BB. I guess we need to get BB t-shirts so we can identify each other :D
A shirt or cap or something, I'm sure there will be many of us at the signing tonight?

I will have a large "L.A. Luv's the PSB" sign with me at the signing, they did not let me take it in to the theater last night.

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Young Offender wrote:
TheMatrix wrote:
Young Offender wrote: It was not sold out before the show, they were still selling tickets for the upper level balcony, the general admission section was sold out, I heard alot of people talking about buying tickets for thursday nights show since they liked the show so much, so i have a feeling that it may sell out?.

And Yeah Integral sounded awesome, not my favourite song on fundamental but it really kicked some ass live.
Agree about Integral sounding terrific live. I'm sure there will be tickets available for tonight as well. It's a great atmosphere being in the general admission area. There was plenty of room where we were and looking behind us, nobody seemed crowded in.

Sorry I didn't run into some of you guys from here on the BB. I guess we need to get BB t-shirts so we can identify each other :D
A shirt or cap or something, I'm sure there will be many of us at the signing tonight?

I will have a large "L.A. Luv's the PSB" sign with me at the signing, they did not let me take it in to the theater last night.
I guess you can't miss a sign like that :lol:
Stay the course or change it up?

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TheMatrix wrote:
Young Offender wrote:
TheMatrix wrote: Agree about Integral sounding terrific live. I'm sure there will be tickets available for tonight as well. It's a great atmosphere being in the general admission area. There was plenty of room where we were and looking behind us, nobody seemed crowded in.

Sorry I didn't run into some of you guys from here on the BB. I guess we need to get BB t-shirts so we can identify each other :D
A shirt or cap or something, I'm sure there will be many of us at the signing tonight?

I will have a large "L.A. Luv's the PSB" sign with me at the signing, they did not let me take it in to the theater last night.
I guess you can't miss a sign like that :lol:
It is 18" x 24" so not that big, but they said I would block the view from others which did make sense.

I did hold it up while they were debating to come up to sign autographs for the fans after the show, because they were getting into their car and everyone yelled to them to please come and sign, so I was waving this sign up and then they decided to come sign stuff for about 10 minutes.

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