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  • 19 May 2014 Belinda Carlisle at Colston Hall, Bristol

    Mai 20 2014, 22h29

    It was excellent; both the headliner Gabe Lopez and Belinda Carlisle have really strong, powerful, emotional and sensuous voices. Belinda is an exceptional performer who could dance and really transport us to another space and time. She still looks young. The lighting effects did not detract from, yet accentuated her exciting performance. And her songs lyrically are so romantic, passionate and exciting. A wonderful evening out.
  • 12 Dec 2013 - Placebo Concert at O2 Academy, Birmingham

    Jan 31 2014, 2h04

    This is the first proper concert I have ever been to in my sad life! And what a good one to start with.

    The warm-up act was called Toy, I quite liked them, they were a sort of psychedelic instrumental indie sound. When Placebo walked on stage at last it was good to finally see them live. This was it!

    The music began like an explosion of sound, with Stefan Olsdal in particular really delighting me with his flamboyant showiness as he played his guitar. The colourful lights were very bright and flashy, but the music was not actually so loud that you would need the earplugs that some of my friends had brought. Brian Molko sounds live quite the same as he is on the record. I think he could have said a bit more between songs to the audience, but every word was like gold-dust. The band opened with B3, followed with For What it's Worth, and several of their more catchy vibrant songs to begin with. The last half of the concert, however, consisted of more of their stuff from the Meds era, especially the songs I myself am not so keen on. They featured a few of the new songs from their current (2014) Loud Like Love album, but perhaps not all the very best ones. Before he sang Purify, he said, "this is the most artistically blasphemous thing I have come up with all year" - very funny. Exit Wounds was remarkable. At the end of Speak in Tongues (from the previous album), Brian Molko appeared to fluff up the ending of the song but then looked right up at ME, and I was at the back of the balcony directly opposite where he was standing! I think I was supposed to lead the applause following that number, but I was so surprised at his intense body language, and besides, I had a drink in my hand, so there was a stilted silence for a couple of seconds before somebody more au fait took the initiative.

    As he prepared to sing their penultimate song, Brian Molko touchingly said, "thank you for coming, I do love you all, and I am sincere when I say that, I'm not just blowing smoke up your assholes." The band came back on stage for the encore, including their new version of Teenage Angst, which is brilliant.

    Had a great time.
  • Countries

    Nov 11 2012, 13h45

  • My Artist Recommendations 2

    Ago 19 2012, 7h11

    Take the 50 top artists in your musical profile, and create a cloud of the similar artists that are not in your top 50. The result is a collection of highly recommended artists for your personal profile. You can generate your own cloud (in BBCode) at http://anthony.liekens.net/pub/scripts/last.fm/recommend.php



    My recommendations are
    30 Seconds to Mars Adele Annie Lennox Arctic Monkeys Ben Marwood Björk Christina Aguilera Danger Mouse & Daniele Luppi Daniel Powter Dido Editors Franz Ferdinand Garbage IAMX Interpol Jennifer Lopez Jewel Kaiser Chiefs Kate Bush Keane Kings of Leon Klaxons Kylie Minogue Lana Del Rey Marilyn Manson Marina & the Diamonds Mark Owen Miles Kane Natalie Imbruglia Natalie Merchant Nelly Furtado Oasis P!nk Portishead Robbie Williams & Gary Barlow Robbie Williams & Kylie Minogue Sheryl Crow Sneaker Pimps Snow Patrol Sparklehorse Take That The Killers The Kills The Last Shadow Puppets Thom Yorke Tori Amos Trash Palace Travis Tricky White Lies
  • Change of Name

    Jul 29 2012, 22h30

    I am now using my public name/pseudonym, Isabell Gylord, on this site; my legal name remains Estelle B. Daniel.
  • My Recommended Artists

    Jul 17 2012, 19h18

    Take the 50 top artists in your musical profile, and create a cloud of the similar artists that are not in your top 50. The result is a collection of highly recommended artists for your personal profile. You can generate your own cloud (in BBCode) at http://anthony.liekens.net/pub/scripts/last.fm/recommend.php



    My recommendations are
    30 Seconds to Mars Adele Annie Lennox Arctic Monkeys Bananarama Ben Marwood Björk Charlie Daniels Christina Aguilera CocoRosie Cyndi Lauper Danger Mouse & Daniele Luppi Daniel Powter Dido Franz Ferdinand Garbage Gary Barlow IAMX Jason Mraz Jennifer Lopez Jewel Kaiser Chiefs Kate Bush Keane Kylie Minogue Lana Del Rey Marcella Detroit Marina & the Diamonds Mark Owen Maroon 5 Miles Kane Natalie Imbruglia Natalie Merchant Nelly Furtado Oasis OneRepublic P!nk Robbie Williams & Gary Barlow Robbie Williams & Kylie Minogue Robbie Williams & Nicole Kidman Sheryl Crow Snow Patrol Sparklehorse The Killers The Kills The Last Shadow Puppets The Script Tori Amos Trash Palace U2
  • My Super-Eclectic Score

    Jul 17 2012, 19h14

    Take your top 50 artists. For each of these artists, collect the top 20 similar artists (where the artist itself is the #1 most similar). The resulting number of unique artists is your super-eclectic score. You can compute your own score at http://anthony.liekens.net/pub/scripts/last.fm/supereclectic.php


    My super-eclectic score is currently

    826/1000



    The most similar artists for my profile are Muse (5), Coldplay (4), Madonna (4), The Who (4), Radiohead (4), The Fray (3), Arctic Monkeys (3), Oasis (3), Adele (3), The Script (3)
  • My Music Habits

    Jul 17 2012, 19h09

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  • Needed welly boots!

    Jul 15 2012, 18h01

    Wed 11 Jul – Larmer Tree Festival

    Had a great time. Saw Vintage Trouble, very bluesy, and then Jools Holland live. The festival stalls were great, wish I'd brought more money, and no problem about getting fed. The grounds were posh, with peacocks roaming around the picnic tables, and as we drove into the grounds we were greeted with an avenue of brightly coloured flags. I had a definite feeling of deja vue although I cannot remember coming here before. The event was tailored more for mature families with children, not so much for young people, although their were some. We should have brought a torch to help us find the car when the time came to go home. The event ran from 6 p.m. into the early hours of the morning, and that is too late for some. And it rained. But it was worth it. A long overdue sensory treat.
  • My tag cloud

    Jun 2 2012, 18h12