David Bowie 2004-01-11 Minneapolis ,The Target Center (Matrix Aud-IEM) – SQ 8,5

David Bowie 2004-01-11 Minneapolis ,The Target Center (Matrix Aud-IEM) - SQ 8,5

David Bowie 2004-01-11 Minneapolis ,The Target Center (Matrix Aud-IEM) –  
Sound Quality Rating

01. Intro.flac
02. Rebel Rebel.flac
03. New Killer Star.flac
04. Reality.flac
05. Fashion.flac
06. Hang On To Yourself.flac
07. Fame.flac
08. Cactus.flac
09. All The Young Dudes.flac
10. China Girl.flac
11. Fall Dog Bombs the Moon.flac
12. The Man Who Sold the World.flac
13. Hallo Spaceboy.flac
14. Sunday.flac
15. Band Intros.flac
16. Under Pressure.flac
17. Life On Mars.flac
18. Battle For Britain (The Letter).flac
19. Ashes To Ashes.flac
20. Changes.flac
21. Panic In Detroit.flac
22. I’m Afraid of Americans.flac
23. “Heroes”.flac
24. Encore Break.flac
25. Pablo Picasso.flac
26. Be My Wife.flac
27. Fantastic Voyage.flac
28. White Light White Heat.flac
29. Five Years.flac
30. Suffragette City.flac
31. Ziggy Stardust.flac

Label : No label
Audio Source : Audience recording
Lineage source 1 : Master DAT
Lineage source 2 : Master MDs
Taping Gear source 1 : Sony D8 > 7 Pin > Coax Digital Cable > Echo Mia Soundcard ->Cooledit Pro
Taping Gear source 2 : ICOM Scanner > Sony MZ-R700 Minidisc
Taper source 1: alzeppelin
Taper source 2:
Recording Location source 1: Floor 1 (Earl Slick side) Row 14 Seat 4
Recording Location source 2
Total running time : 2:13:57
Sound Quality : Good. Equals record or radio/TV apart from a slight noise and some dullness.
Attendance : 5.500
Artwork : None

Playing for 5,500 fans, Bowie was “very comfortable in his own skin,” reported Bream. He encouraged the crowd to sing along on “All the Young Dudes” and took a mulligan on the opening of “China Girl.” He was still in great voice — in fact, wrote Bream, “in concert, he is a better singer than on CD/record — more intense, more dynamic, with more range and power. He sang as if the songs mattered to him as much as they obviously did to his fans.”

Bowie played for about 135 minutes, with a set about evenly divided among hits, deep tracks, and new material. Among the numbers he pulled out were the then-new “Reality,” “Life On Mars,” “Suffragette City,” “Fashion,” and “I’m Afraid of Americans,” which had been his calling card at Roy Wilkins seven years prior. “The Rock and Roll Hall of Famer had enough arena-anthem choruses to keep the crowd rocking,” wrote Bream, “and enough genre-expanding experimentation to please the aging hipsters.”

On HowWasTheShow.com, David de Young wrote that it was “unquestionably a great rock show, but not for the reasons commonly cited. Neither the music nor the production were over the top. No new musical ground was broken. Instead, this show stands out because it was such pure David Bowie.”

At Target Center, Bowie also met his entire local audience — at least, in a manner of speaking.

“Saying he didn’t know our names,” wrote de Young, “he asked us to each introduce ourselves starting with the guy in the first seat, first row stage right. As this would have taken a while in a venue that seats up to 15,000, Bowie decided to have us all scream our names at once. Even those of us who might not normally do such things gladly participated, and I must say it was a cathartic as well as proud experience for me to scream, ‘DAVID!!!!!’ at the top of my lungs.”

Bowie 1-11-04

 
 
 
David Bowie Tour band 2003-2004 A Reality Tour
A Reality Tour was a worldwide concert tour by David Bowie in support of the Reality album. The tour commenced on 7 October 2003 at the Forum Copenhagen, Denmark, continuing through Europe, North America, Asia, including a return to New Zealand and Australia for the first time since the 1987 Glass Spider Tour. Bowie retired from performing live in 2006, making this tour his last.

The tour grossed US$46 million, making it the ninth-highest-grossing tour of 2004.

The Tour band
David Bowie – vocals and acoustic guitar
Earl Slick – lead guitar
Gerry Leonard – guitar, backing vocals
Gail Ann Dorsey – bass guitar, vocals
Sterling Campbell – drums, percussion
Mike Garson – keyboards, piano
Catherine Russell – backing keyboards/backing vocals

Start date 11 June 2002
End date 23 October 2002

 
 
 

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