getting ready to go on what I consider to be a well earned holiday, after a few months of seemingly endless activity!
I have had a fantastic array of various concerts, the biggest being as special guest for the ‘Brings’ concert in Cologne, 50.000 people, it rained most of the time, but it was a really special event which I was very happy to be a part of. ‘Brings’ put on a great stadium show! We had played a theatre warm up concert the week before in Colgone, which I have to say felt a more memorable night somehow!
The strangest was singing ‘Fly me to the Moon’ and ‘Davy’s on the Road Again’ with the SWR Big Band for a live TV broadcast from Alzey, which was fantastic…
The band (Mads, Frank, Gunnar and Zsolt) and myself have had some great concerts up and down Norway and Germany these last few months. It’s always such a pleasure to play with these old friends (14 years together this year). Four nights at Madam Felle in Bergen with Nik Kershaw as special guest was indeed special and as always the people of Bergen made it four nights to remember!! The weather was not very kind to us at the open air gigs in June (4 degrees in Alta, Norway), but as always the audiences didn’t seem to mind!! I had to buy a scarf!
Like everybody I am totally devastated by the needless loss of life and destruction at Zaventem airport, and now again in Istanbul and Bagdad. Our thoughts go out to all those affected by these crimes.
Take care and keep on Rockin’