David Bowie 1983-05-19 Brussels ,Vorst Nationaal (DIEDRICH) - SQ 8

David Bowie 1983-05-19 Brussels ,Vorst Nationaal (DIEDRICH).
Sound Quality Rating

– 01 ANNOUCEMENT.flac
– 02 THE JEAN GENIE.flac
– 03 “HEROES”.flac
– 04 WHAT IN THE WORLD.flac
– 05 LOOK BACK IN ANGER.flac
– 06 JOE THE LION.flac
– 07 WILD IS THE WIND.flac
– 08 GOLDEN YEARS.flac
– 09 FASHION.flac
– 10 LET’S DANCE.flac
– 11 RED SAILS.flac
– 12 BREAKING GLASS.flac
– 13 LIFE ON MARS.flac
– 14 SORROW.flac
– 15 CAT PEOPLE.flac
– 16 CHINA GIRL.flac
– 17 SCARY MONSTERS.flac
– 18 REBEL REBEL.flac
– 19 I CAN’T EXPLAIN.flac
– 20 WHITE LIGHT WHITE HEAT.flac
– 21 STATION TO STATION.flac
– 22 CRACKED ACTOR.flac
– 23 ASHES TO ASHES.flac
– 24 SPACE ODDITY.flac
– 25 BAND INTRO – YOUNG AMERICANS.flac
– 26 SOUL LOVE.flac
– 27 HANG ON TO YOURSELF.flac
– 28 FAME.flac
– 29 TVC-15.flac
– 30 ENCORE – STAY.flac
– 31 ENCORE – THE JEAN GENIE.flac
– 32 ENCORE – MODERN LOVE.flac

Label : No label
Audio Source : audience
Lineage :
Total running time : 2:10:56
Sound Quality : noise ,dull ,but still good listened to
Attendance : 8.000
Artwork : None

The concert was better than the night before,because Bowie,much more confident now of himself and his show,was even more happy and effusive. Reper­tory and music were identical,but Bowie’s immense gaiety,vita­lity and emanation could be felt even better.
The at­ mosphere in the hall was very good, but there was much more squash.

Especially durng Scary Monsters,when Bowie was skipping about,and the audience star­ted imitating him.
During Let’s Dance a bunch of roses was thrown onto the stage; Bowie picked one out singing: “if you should fall into my arms,and tremble like a flower” – just before the last words he ‘committed seppuku’ with the rose and crumbled down! This impromptu was welcomed by the cheers echoing through this mas­sive,concrete hall.

China Girl was spoilt somewhat by Bowie singing the climax rather bad. The band got all attention in White Light-White Heat. “Here she comes!” cried Bowie,and there came Earl Slick stumbling & crawling over the floor alone to finish the song.

Space Oddyty started and an English­ man called for Amsterdam ! He obviously had a good recollection of the early Ziggy shows in which Amsterdam was often played,and he kept on calling for the number. Bowie an­ nounced “I’d like to introduce you to my very fine band”,and ,after doing so he saw and heard the man calling and laughed. “No ,Young Americans”.he said and kicked the globe into the hall.

The rest of the concert was also performed masterly; after Jean Genie the audience got something of a shock when the hall lightss went on ! This lasted three seconds,then Bowie re­turned for the last time to do Modern Love. His shirt was wet with perspiration and he was laughing at the crowd. “But I never wave bye bye” he sang and,indeed, after the song,he left the stage without a goodbye,without a word.

Tour band 1983 – The Serious Moonlight World Tour :
• David Bowie – lead vocals, guitar, saxophone
• Earl Slick – guitar
• Carlos Alomar – guitar, backing vocals, music director
• Carmine Rojas – bass guitar
• Tony Thompson – drums, percussion
• Dave Lebolt – keyboards, synthesizers
• Steve Elson – saxophones
• Stan Harrison – saxophones, woodwinds
• Lenny Pickett – saxophones, woodwinds
• George Simms – backing vocals
• Frank Simms – backing vocals

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