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Goodbye: The Birds Can Nest Again

Eltonites: this is the last season of AllSongsList of all time. I do love Elton John, more than ever. He gave and gives me everything. It's not very original to say his music is the soundtrack of my life, but it is. I discovered him by chance on a radio station magazine in 1984, and ever since I have been a devoted fan. Not criticism to him, always trying to understand the artist, the person at last. Although I've never met him, and won't do, he seems being a part of my family. Everyone around me knows he's my passion.

30 years about recollecting dates, set lists, songs, charts, etc, i'ts a long time. There's an extensive list, an endless list with everything, that I will have to stop. I thought about making a self-press book, just to send Elton, with everyhting, as an agreement for much he has doing for me. I know that Adrian Collee has everything maybe I have, but I didn't have the facilities as they had for sure. I ever wanted to be Adrian Collee for all of this, hehe, but I am not. Other times, I thought about leaving everything on a box because maybe is no interested in those estatistics. I will make a question about what to do. What I have it clear is that I want not to have any profit in there, because so much eltonites, so much related artiststo Elton, related people, were collaborating in the site without any proft, just sharing their time, and having fun with me (and me with him, of course). So it will not be serious doing something for money. I don't have the need, I don't want to do that.

I began the blogsite years ago, and I recognize the first years I was more involved than now, with more time, less personal responsabilities. The blogsite allows me to meet very good people, very good friends. Most of you, eltonites, I had the chance to meet in person; others I will.

I want to thank everyone, one by one, for sharing your time with me and my alter ego, Jack rabbit. We will finish the 30 lists of eltonites, who with their kindness, make an effort to make an impossible list in running order. For me, it doesn`t matter if one is more critic or less critic with Elton, I am sure everyone of us loves him, so there's no need to fight. So everyone have their part in the blogsite, and I am not in any part. Just I am an eltonite. So, we will finish that before it all stops forever.

I would like to thank everyone as I said, specially to the expertises in the different comittees of expertises we had, and also to the greatest fifth of a kind: Rosenthal, Turano, Bernardin, Matlock, Sigler. You were and still are my mirror.

And thanks Jack Rabbit. Or Miquel myself. I still don't know. Enjoy the last series and thanks always for your support.

29 Nov 2009

Eltonites About Bob Birch

It is nice to see Bob Birch being highlighted here. I have to say that Bob seems to be an underrated (by the fans) bass guitarist / backing vocalist. Hard to believe but Bob has been EJ's bassist longer than anyone - even Dee Murray. When EJ and the band came to Toronto earlier this year for the "Face-to-Face" shows I thought that Bob really stood out. The sound was magnificent and Bob sounded tremendous! I don't like to compare musicians because each has their own something special...but Bob and Nigel, as a rhythm section, were pretty hard to beat that night! Bob seemes to really enjoy playing with EJ - lots of small bits of interaction between them live. Thankfully, he seems to have recovered fully (after years of pain) from that pedestrian vs. truck accident in Montreal back on the MADE IN ENGLAND tour in 1995. Thanks for all the great music Bob!(DougS)

"Bob is a great guy. Had a chance to meet and chat with him in Gainsville, Florida." (Missy Gyms)

"Cool interview! I knew there was a reason Bob is one of my faves....Blues for Baby and Me AND Harmony in his top 5 list!!" (Harmony59)

26 Nov 2009

Please, Eltonites, get up, stand up to receive one of the greatest musicians of the world... the fantastic... Bob Birch!!!!!!!!!!!

Dear Eltonites. Today is a very special day. We have here a very special musician. It's our guest of the week. A current member of Elton's band. He is always on Elton's side of the stage. Allsongslist doors are all wide open to receive the giantic, the incredible and charismatic: Bob Birch!!!

Hello Bob, it's so nice to have you here. Thank you very much for being here. Let's start, then.


Which are your most beautiful memories of your childhood? How it was growing up in Detroit, Michigan?

I don't remember much of my childhood, but growing in Detroit was amazing for a musician. In those days, great music was everywhere that you went. You could see the greatest live bands any night of the week. Detroit rules.

Yeah! At what age you decide you wanted to be a musician, Bob? And what were your musical influences?

I started playing instruments at the age of 8. I was always playing music and really started making money at it when I was 15. My influences were all the great jazz artists in America. Charlie Parker, John Coltrane, Miles Davis, Bill Evans, Scotty LaFaro...just to name a few. Motown was a hugh influence. On to the 70's fusion era......... Chick Corea, Stanley Clarke, Herbie Hancock. 70's R&B...... Earth, Wind, and Fire, Rufus, Ohio Players, Sly and the Family Stone. Then to melodic 70's rock. Big influences were Chicago and Blood, Sweat, and Tears. 70's melodic rock is an education in itself. That's when I discovered Elton John and many other artists of the time that wrote and performed their own compositions.

In 1985 you collaborated in a group called “Fortune”, maybe first time you were credited as a professional musician. And in 1987, you and Guy Babylon both were part of the band Ashton, along with drummer Zak Starkey, son of Ringo Starr, I think. The band issued a critically acclaimed 'Modern Pilgrims' album through RCA Records, produced by Paul Rothschild, but they disbanded one year later. What happened?

With Fortune, we had a song in Billboard's top 100, but when it came time to tour, the record company (MCA) wouldn't give us the money, and that's what we really needed to make the thing big. With Ashton, we were a bit late. The Seattle grunge sound started to happen, and once again, the record budget was so hugh, that when it came time to tour, RCA wouldn't back it. Both of these projects were really special and we all learned a lot from them. We all remain friends and still work together at times.

Great!! How you got involved with Elton and how you ended up recording and touring with him?

I was working with Guy Babylon in different bands and recording projects since 1985. He got the gig with Elton about the same time the Ashton record came out. When Elton came off the road in 1990, I met Davey Johnstone, through Guy, and we started to work on the Warpipes record. When Elton went back on tour in 1992, he wanted to use a new bass player and Davey and Guy recommend me.

Good!! Have you been an Elton fan before? Remember the first time you heard Elton’s music and what moves you to buy his music, in that case?

Yes, what musician can't be a fan of Elton's music in one way or another. I don't remember the first music I heard of Elton's, but I was always impressed by the songwriting and piano playing. The production and string arrangements always got my ear.

When the unforgettable Guy Babylon passed away (not in our memories, not in our hearts), John Jorgenson told me “he was a very high quality person as well as being extremely focused and talented”. But if someone knew more about him, that is you. What could you say about our greatest “keyboard wizard”? We’ll miss him for the rest of our days for sure.

Guy was one of a kind. He would give 110% to everything he did. He was a true genius and I will never stop missing him, both as a band member, music partner and as a friend.

(pause) About the recording sessions. Which is the sequence since Bernie writes the lyrics until the album comes out? And how it is to work with Elton in the studio?

This is how it's done...............Elton sits down at the piano with a stack of Bernie's lyrics(or whatever lyricist he's working with) and while he's looking at the stack, decides what lyric he wants to write to, and after playing with the tune, both vocally and instrumentally for about 10 to 15 minutes, the song is done. That's the way he has always worked. As a musician and composer, you won't believe it till you witness it. It is truely one of the most amazing things that I've ever seen.

How many songs could be recorded for an album session? And remember some of the titles, from “Made In England”, “The Big Picture”, “Songs From West Coast” or “Peachtree Road” for example, that didn’t see the light?

It all depends on when Elton feels he has the writing of the record finished.

Was it difficult to replace Dee Murray in Elton’s band? Did you feel any pressure for being true to his versions?

No one could ever replace Dee. Those were his bass lines that made the songs what they were. I just wanted to try and reproduce them. I could play my own stuff, but to me, those bass lines on the record are part of the song. I don't think there was any pressure...........it's just the respect to play the right thing.

While rehearsing for one tour: who decides the songs to be on the set lists? How many songs you are rehearsing per tour? And which songs do you would like to include on a next to be set list? Perhaps “Into The Old Man’s Shoes”, the “B” side of “Your Song”? Just an idea.

Elton picks the songs he wants to play. Every fan has their own idea of what songs they want to hear, but the fans have to remember that 80% of the audience what to hear the hits. I would like to play "Blues For Baby and Me".

A good choice, really. Maybe we must suggest that to Davey. Oh, any experience playing live with Elton you could share with us, Bob?

It's always fun and the fans are great.

Who came up with the idea to create “Warpipes”? And why not a second album? There is genuine rock on “Rock and Roll Condition" and "Son of a loaded gun." But my favourite is “Tear Jerker”, that’s a classic: beautifully sung, great harmonies. I love that band.

Warpipes was Davey's idea. We got in some bad legal battles and lawsuits with the management and record company, so a second record was not about to happen

Other collaborations are with Rick Whitefield, Snuffy Walden, GeneralStore, The Newmastersounds. I was so surprised to see you collaborated on “Ghosts of the Open Road” debut album, back in 1995. The Ghosts were treading a path that is not very common: talented progressive rock with searing riffs and solos. In fact, I love “Red Asphalt” track. How many albums recorded that group?

The Newmastersounds is not me. There is a very talented keyboard player by the name of Bob Birch. I was just a session musician on the Ghost stuff. I think they did 2 albums. I record and write music almost everday. Some things you will see my name on, some not. I played on Keith Emerson's first solo record in 8 years, Keith Emerson Band featuring Marc Bonilla. Marc is a guitar player friend of mine and we do a lot of music together. He's probably one of the best in the world. I also wrote and played on a song on Joseph Williams solo record "This Fall". Joseph sang with Toto for a while and is an amazing composer........... his dad is John Williams. It was a real kick to have my name on a record with the Toto boys. Lukather, Paich, Pocaro, and Bobby Kimball. Those guys are some of my musical heros. Check out Steve Archer's album "Call It Grace". It's christian music that grooves. I got to play with one of my heros, Michael Omartian. He produced and played piano on some great records in the 70's and 80's.

Apart from music, which are your interests? What you like to do with your off time?

I like spending time with my beautiful wife Michele and my son Jonathan, and my 2 fab Dobermans, Ellie and Jackson.

Oh, finally, could you tell me your five favourite Elton's songs in running order, for my AllSongsList, where I tried to find the best of his songs ever?

Harmony, Blues For Baby and Me, Recover your soul, Electricity, and Little Jeannie.

Thank you very much, Bob. It was so nice for me doing this interview. I am sure eltonites loved it. Precisely, would you want to add some observation or suggestion, or something you want to say to other eltonites?

Thanks for being there. A Rock Superstar is nothing without his or her fans.

And we really need you, Bob. That's feedback: music for loyalty. Well, I would like to thank you for sharing your time with us, eltonites. It has been so amazing and it really was my pleasure. Keep well and I wish you all the best to you and your loving people. Also, I would like to thank you the fabulous Michele for collaborating too. Please, send a big kiss for her too. Thanks too Anna Montras for the pictures of Bob Birch. Oh, Bob, before you go, I have some people here who would like to tell you something:

Steve Archer, singer, songwriter and producer: "I was so glad to have Bob Birch play on my "Call It Grace" project! His chops on the track "His Way" made the groove solid. I have been blessed to work in the studio with some of the best in the world,(John Pattucci, Abe Laboriel, David Hungate and Leeland Sklar), Bob is right there!"

Jay Bolan, guitarist and vocalist: "Bob is one of my best friends, we have played together since 1985 he was one of my guys. He's an amazing musical talent, outstanding ear and sense of music in totality, and he loves to "rock" especially Zep or Van Halen. I used to play these amazing rock gigs and he laid it down, with great players like Gregg and Matt Bissonette, Danny Jacob, Rocket Ritchotte, Sergio Gonzales. We have had so many amazing times and gigs together. He produced a beautiful track he wrote with Davey called "Bring Only Love". I sang on that track. I used to go hang with the boys in Atlanta in the early and mid 90s when they were recording with Elton and we had some great laughs. It's making me remember so much..... more than happy to help say cool stuff about my friend."

Marc Bonilla, composer, guitarist and vocalist: "I could count the number of friends on one hand that I have that are both superior musicians and true people of character, dependable to the end and Bob Birch would top that list. Ever since the early 90's when we both had the good fortune to work together, I have probably shared some of my best musical experiences with him, both onstage and in the studio. He has the ability to play any type of music from hard rock to jazz to R&B and make it sound as though that was the only style he ever played. His sense of humor is always a joy to be around and his loyalty to myself and our bandmates as well as Elton is well-documented and altogether rare in this industry. If and when I ever leave this planet and God sees fit to have me upstairs, my band would include Jimi Hendrix, John Bonham, Freddie Mercury, and Bob Birch. But I'll wait..."

Thank you Steve. Thank you Jay. Thank you Marc. You have been so kind to help me with that surprise for Bob. You're all great musicians and I have so much fun hearing your respective albums. A must have, really. Finally, I also would like to thank Don Somerville and John Arnold for their help, without them couldn't been impossible to reach the stars.

Bob: I hope you like the surprise and I made you smile, you deserve all the best.

25 Nov 2009

Bob Birch In Music Charts

United States



1985
Fortune, "Fortune"
Stacy
N. 80

1986
Luis Cardenas, "Animal Instinct"
Runaway
N. 83

1995
Elton John, " Made In England"
N. 13



1996
“The Craft”, Soundtrack Album
N. 98

Various Artists, Legacy: A Tribute to Fleetwood Mac's Rumours
N. 86

1997
Elton John "The Big Picture"
N. 9

1998
Elton John and Tim Rice, "Aida"
N. 41



2000
Elton John, "The Road To El Dorado"
N. 63

Elton John, "One Night Only"
N. 65

2001
Elton John, "Songs From The West Coast"
N. 15

2004
Elton John, "Peachtree Road"
N. 17



2005
B.B. King, "80s"
N. 45

2006
Elton John, "The Captain And The Kid"
N. 18

2007
Various Artists, "Goin' Home: A Tribute to Fats Domino"
N. 104

21 Nov 2009

1996: Love Song Chronology

January, 1

Queen Elizabeth II placed Elton John on her New Year's Honors list, he was recognized "for services to music and for charitable services," and received a CBE award, or Commander of the Order of British Empire.

February, 22

Elton announced Graham Taylor return to Watford F.C., preceding Elton's own return.

April, 1

"Give me something dangerous", Elton bet to Disney executives. The result, an update of Verdi's nineteenth century opera Aida, another Disney project slated for Broadway. A demo recording sung by Elton, and provided by Tim Rice's lyrics were premiered for Disney executives at the New Amsterdam Theatre in New York. Auditions for children to be in workshops productions were held 1 June 1996.

June, 4

"Elton's Closet" in Atlanta's Lenox Square, benefiting the AIDS Foundation.

June, 20

Star-studded event at Parco Novi Sad in Modena, Italy found Elton duetting with Luciano Pavarotti on "Live Like Horses". Concert were held for War Child, and victims of war and civil unrest in Bosnia, Guatemala, Kosovo, and Iraq. After the war in Bosnia, he financed and established the Pavarotti Music Center in the southern city of Mostar to offer Bosnia’s artists the opportunity to develop their skills. For these contributions, the city of Sarajevo named him an honorary citizen in 2006.

July, 7

"Tantrums And Tiaras" was premiered on ITV. David Furnish painted an intimate portrait of the prolific and outrageous Elton John, shot over the course of one of his most succesful years ever, 1995. With glamour everywhere, from their appearances on the Brit Awards and the Oscars to his massive 108-show world tour.

September, 24

"Love Songs" compilation was released in U.S. containing Elton's most famous ballads and two new songs, "You Can Make History (Young Again)" and "No Valentines".

December, 12

Britain's Court of Appeal sliced off most of the damages Elton had won against The Sunday Mirror for its report in 1992 that he'd been seen at a party chewing food and then spitting out. Although the offending story was false, the judges said, it hadn't hamed Elton's personal image or artistic reputation.

December, 14

Elton participated on The Balm in Gilead's Jessye Norman Benefit Concert for the healing of AIDS at Riverside Church. The show consisted on Opera Ebony Singers, the Harlem Spiritual Ensemble, and The Riverside Church Choir, a night of psalms by Maya Angelou, a night of truth by Whoopi Goldberg, a night of reality by Toni Morrison, a night of dance by Bill T. Jones, a night of characters by actress Anna Deavere Smith and a night of drum rituals by Max Roach.

17 Nov 2009

1996: The Singles Music Charts

Your Song

Japan
N. 49 (4 Weeks)

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Live Like Horses

United Kingdom
N. 9 (6 Weeks)

France
N. 47 (4 Weeks)

Austria
N. 35 (1 Week)

Holland
N. 74 (8 Weeks)

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You Can Make History (Young Again)

United States
N. 70 (17 Weeks)

Canada
N. 19 (15 Weeks)

1996: The Albums Reachin' Charts

Love Songs:
United States
N. 24 (76 Weeks)

United Kingdom
N. 4 (48 Weeks)

Canada
N. 11 (5 Weeks)

Australia
N. 8 (35 Weeks)

New Zealand
N. 1 (17 Weeks)

France
N. 1 (21 Weeks)

Germany
N. 7 (43 Weeks)

Austria
N. 4 (34 Weeks)

Switzerland
N. 2 (31 Weeks)

Holland
N. 2 (57 Weeks)

Italy
N. 2 (33 Weeks)

Spain
N. 8 (21 Weeks)

Norway
N. 1 (25 Weeks)

Sweden
N. 2 (20 Weeks)

Japan
N. 12 (21 Weeks)

14 Nov 2009

The Eltonite's Day with... Linda A. Stienstra!!!

Hello Eltonites. We have here one of the greatest eltonites I've found out there. I met her in Munich, in an hercules fan convention,and I was surprised how many concert she had seen. She has been almost everywhere. And she's a dearest person. Please a big welcome for the one and only: Linda!!!!!!!

Could you tell us more, please, who are you and where are you from?

I'm Linda A. Stienstra and live in Groningen, the Netherlands.

When did you became an Eltonite? Remember the first time you heard Elton's music and what moves you to buy his music?

I've been an Elton fan as long as I can remember; I think ever since I heard Your song. Elton has everything I like in music: great voice, fantastic piano player, beatiful slow songs and great rock songs and of course he's a fantastic showman.

Great!!! What was it like seeing Elton for the first time and how many concerts have you been? And also, could you tell us if you ever have been in touch with him, get a signed autograph or even, speak with him or with other member of his band?

The first time I ever saw Elton live was in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. I had a seat way up in the ring, so I didn't get anywhere near him. But I remember that I was very excited anyway, to finally for the first time see him live. Ever since I've seen him about 45 times so far. I have many autographs from him and at quite a few of the Red piano shows I managed to get on stage. He does recognize me, for I'm always wearing my orange (national color of the Netherlands) feather boa. I got a handshake at some occasions, which was of course super. A couple of years ago Elton's band and I traveled in the same aeroplane from Dublin to Manchester and I spoke to all bandmembers, who were really very kind.

Wow!!! And how should be your dreamed concert? And which one of Elton's live shows you thought you should be there, if you could, even back in time?

My dreamed Elton concert should be a mixture: some songs by Elton with the band, some songs by Elton solo and some by Elton with a full orchestra. That all in one concert would be wonderful. The concert that I missed and would have loved to be at is the One night only concert in Madison Square Garden.

How it was, and still is, the success of Elton in your country? Which have been his hits in sales terms? And which are dutch’s favorite Elton's albums or songs? And could you still hear Elton's music in the radio, nowadays?

There are of course still loads of fans in the Netherlands; his recent concert in Rotterdam was sold out. And that he is still popular in my country is obvious, for varios radio stations broadcast his concert live. His most popular songs are Your song, I'm still standing, Sorry seems to be the hardest word and Don't go breaking my heart. At least those are the songs that are played on the radio.

Which is your Elton's item that you really appreciate, for being hard to get or for the happiness you've got to have it?

The first ever autograph I got from Elton is my favourite Elton item.

What do you think about news of Elton going to studio again for a 2009 album? What type of album would you expect? And the record's company release of more DeLuxe editions, without forgetting an special box of Elton's duets and rock numbers, and so on?

It would be wonderful if Elton would release an album with new songs, but since he has such a big back catalogue I'm already happy with what there is now. I would prefer an album with nicely orchestrated songs, both slow and fast. For me the music is the most important, so I do not really care too much about special editions and stuff like that. An album with duets though would be super.

Finally, could you tell me your five favourite Elton's songs in running order, for my AllSongsList?

Quite difficult to just pick 5 songs, for there are so many I love, but here we go:

- Your song
- I'm still standing
- Sorry seems to be the hardes word
- Don't let the sun go down on me
- Saturday night's alright for fighting

more or less in random order..... and the list is much too short!!

Would you want to add some observation or suggestion, or something you want to say to other eltonites?

It always strikes me at concerts how great it is to meet other people who are just as big a fan as I am. It's great to share a passion!

Ok, thank you very much for sharing your time with us, Linda. Really a pleasure to chat with you, an enjoyable experience. Take care my friend.

1988/89: Reg Concerts

Reg Strikes Back Tour

North America, 09/Sep to 22/Oct
31 shows

The Elton John band:

Davey Johnstone as musical director and lead guitar, Jonathan Moffett on drums, Romeo Williams on bass, Guy Babylon on keyboards, Fred Mandel on keyboards and guitar and backup singers: Marlena Jeter, Natalie Jackson and Alex Brown.

Set list:

Sixty years on
I need you to turn to
The king must die
Burn down the mission
Sorry seems to be the hardest word
Have mercy on the criminal
Funeral for a friend / Love lies bleeding
Tiny dancer
The Ballad of Danny Bailey (1909-34)
I guess that's why they call it the blues
Philadelphia freedom
The bitch is back
Nikita
Sad songs
Goodbye Marlon Brando
A word in spanish
Mona lisas and mad hatters
Mona lisas and mad hatters part two
Daniel
I don't wanna go on with you like that
Candle in the wind
Saturday night's alright

Your song
I'm still standing


Also:

Lucy in the sky with diamonds
Empty garden


Dates:

09/09 Miami, FL, Miami Arena
09/10 Miami, FL, Miami Arena
09/11 Tampa, FL, USF Sundome
09/12 Washington, DC, Merriweather Post Pavillion
09/13 Washington, DC, Merriweather Post Pavillion
09/14 Cleveland, OH, Blossom Music Center
09/16 Chicago, IL, Poplar Creek Music Theatre
09/17 Chicago, IL, Poplar Creek Music Theatre
09/18 Milwaukee, WI, Marcus Amphitheater
09/20 Denver, CO, Fiddlers Green
09/23 Los Angeles, CA, Hollywood Bowl
09/24 Los Angeles, CA, Hollywood Bowl
09/25 Los Angeles, CA, Hollywood Bowl
09/27 Costa Mesa, CA, Pacific Amphitheatre
09/30 Dallas, TX, Starplex Amphitheatre
10/01 Houston, TX, The Summit
10/04 Philadelphia, PA, The Spectrum
10/05 Philadelphia, PA, The Spectrum
10/07 Hartford, CT, Civic Center
10/08 Worcester, MA, The Centrum
10/09 Worcester, MA, The Centrum
10/10 Worcester, MA, The Centrum
10/12 Detroit, MI, The Palace of Auburn Hills
10/13 Detroit, MI, The Palace of Auburn Hills
10/14 Detroit, MI, The Palace of Auburn Hills
10/15 Detroit, MI, The Palace of Auburn Hills
10/17 New York City, New York, M.S.G.
10/18 New York City, New York, M.S.G.
10/20 New York City, New York, M.S.G.
10/21 New York City, New York, M.S.G.

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Eric Clapton & his Band Tour with Mark Knofler, featuring Elton John

Japan, 31/Oct to 05/Nov
4 shows. Elton John and Mark Knopfler join Eric for several shows. Mark Knopfler plays on all songs, Elton only plays on the last 10.


Set list:

Crossroads
White room
I shot the sheriff
Lay Down Salley
Wonderful tonight
Tearing us apart
After midnight
Can't find my way home
Money for nothing
Candle in the wind
I guess that's why they call it the blues
I don't wanna go on with yoy like that
I'm still standing
Daniel
Cocaine
Layla
Solid rock

Saturday night's alright
Sunshine of your love


Also:

Dates:

10/31 Nagoya, Japan, Rainbow Hall
11/02 Tokyo, Japan, Tokyo Dome
11/04 Tokyo, Japan, Tokyo Dome
11/05 Osaka, Japan, The Stadium

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World Tour

Europe, 20/Mar to 10/Jun
53 shows

The Elton John band:

Davey Johnstone as musical director and lead guitar, Jonathan Moffett on drums, Romeo Williams on bass, Guy Babylon on keyboards, Fred Mandel on keyboards and guitar and backup singers: Marlena Jeter, Natalie Jackson and Mortonette Jenkins.

Set list:

Sixty years on
I need you to turn to
The king must die
Burn down the mission
Sorry seems to be the hardest word
Have mercy on the criminal
Funeral for a friend / Love lies bleeding
Too low for zero
I guess that's why they call it the blues
Philadelphia freedom
Sad songs
Kiss the bride
A word in spanish
Mona lisas and mad hatters
Mona lisas and mad hatters part two
Nikita
Daniel
I don't wanna go on with you like that
Candle in the wind
Saturday night's alright

Your song
I'm still standing


Dates:

03/20 Lyon, France, Palais des Sports
03/22 Paris, France, Bercy Stadium
03/23 Paris, France, Bercy Stadium
03/24 Paris, France, Bercy Stadium
03/25 Paris, France, Bercy Stadium
03/26 Paris, France, Bercy Stadium
03/27 Paris, France, Bercy Stadium
03/29 Brussels, Belgium, Foret National
03/30 Brussels, Belgium, Foret National
04/01 Dusseldorf, Germany, Philipshalle
04/02 Kiel, Germany, Ostseehalle
04/04 Berlin, Germany, Deutchland Hall
04/06 Hamburg, Germany, Sporthalle
04/07 Copenhagen, Denmark, Valbyhallen
04/09 Stockholm, Sweden, The Globe
04/10 Oslo, Norway, Drammenshalle
04/12 Essen, Germany, Grugahalle
04/13 Cologne, Germany, Sporthalle
04/14 Frankfurt, Germany, Festhalle
04/17 Saarbrucken, Germany, Saarlandhalle
04/18 Lausanne, Switzerland, Patinoire De Malley
19/04/89 Lausanne, Switzerland, Patinoire De Malley
04/21 Zaragoza, Spain, Palacio de Deportes
04/22 San Sebastián, Spain, Velódromo de Anoeta
04/23 Madrid, Spain, Palacio de Deportes
04/24 Barcelona, Spain, Palau d'Esports
04/26 Verona, Italy, Verona Arena
04/27 Milan, Italy, Palatrussardi
04/28 Rome, Italy, Palaeur
05/01 Vienna, Austria, Stadhalle
05/03 Munich, Germany, Olympiahalle
05/05 Zurich, Switzerland, Hallenstadion
05/06 Zurich, Switzerland, Hallenstadion
05/08 Stuttgart, Germany, Schleyerhalle
05/17 Birmingham, England, NEC
05/18 Birmingham, England, NEC
05/19 Birmingham, England, NEC
05/21 London, England, Wembley Arena
05/22 London, England, Wembley Arena
05/23 London, England, Wembley Arena
05/24 London, England, Wembley Arena
05/25 London, England, Wembley Arena
05/27 London, England, Wembley Arena
05/28 London, England, Wembley Arena
05/29 London, England, Wembley Arena
05/30 London, England, Wembley Arena
06/01 Edinburgh, Scotland, Playhouse
06/02 Edinburgh, Scotland, Playhouse
06/05 Belfast, Ireland, Kings Hall
06/06 Belfast, Ireland, Kings Hall
06/08 Dublin, Ireland, RDS Stadium
06/09 Dublin, Ireland, RDS Stadium
06/10 Dublin, Ireland, RDS Stadium