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Reabe
09-12-2007, 16:32
I went to the Liverpool concert for Madness, did anyone else here? I'll tell you, I've never seen so many men dancing together outside of gay bars on television. It was a standing gig and a moshpit decided to suddenly appear in the front of the crowd where I was standing.

Such classics played were Our House (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KEdZrV0j6zM), Night Boat to Cairo (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PSTHMxBttlU) and a few newer songs like Lovestruck (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BnPApk34gMQ). Everyone new the words to Wings of a Dove (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VahMbHOBwu0) and plenty of people had come dressed for the occasion in black and white suits, some even in those turban-y hats for Night Boat to Cairo. Some people even brought umbrellas to wave around for the Sun and the Rain (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HPhQZWQmTPc).

Some people weren't ready for the atmosphere of a standing gig, as one woman standing next to me was visibly annoyed at all the middle-aged men jumping about during Baggy Trousers (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XJOLwy7un3U) (Yes, the saxophonist was attached to a rig so that he could fly above the heads of the band during the chorus!) and left at some point around Embarrassment (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uQbcpCp57Eo) was being played.

Anyway, except for the few who had a bit too much to drink (When the jumping and dancing started at the beginning of every song, someone lost their pint of cider as it was thrown into the air. I got soaked twice!) it was a great night for all. So, did any of you guys go, or have gone to previous venues of the tour or are planning to go to a later venue?

Sadly, Driving in My Car (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_9IMlCOX3kU) was not played. :cries:

MampiSwift
10-12-2007, 11:29
when was this? I was at the farewell concert in 92 at finsbury park and they rocked.

edit*might have been 93, can't quite remember

Reabe
11-12-2007, 13:27
Saturday the 8th of December. I guess no one else went...

heretics bane
11-12-2007, 19:42
Ahh good old concerts i had the experence of being soaked my self my Harp and WKD, was good craic all round and there seems to be grumpy women at every conert ive heard of, not being sexist.