Share your concert experiences here!
Ideas for discussions:
+ What was your first concert?
+ Best concert(s)? Worst?
+ Perhaps you were thrilled to see a certain artist/band but they were disappointing live? Or the opposite-You were dragged to a concert and it ended up being a great show. Maybe you couldn't care less about the band because something extraordinary happened that night?
+ Anything else that relates to live music.
This is embarrassing but my first concert was The Distillers. I was 16 and going through this mall punk phase. Brody was my idol.
Don't be embarassed! I still love Brody Dalle (or is it Homme now?), I think she's gorgeous.
I think you'll find my first concert far more embarassing....oh yes, the magic that was Salt n Pepa! I was only about 11 or something, maybe 12, but I remember it...I can still recite the lyrics from the Very Necessary albulm!
The best concert is hard, because I've seen some amazing ones. I'll have to say it was The Stooges, about 2 years before Ron Asheton died, so I'm glad I got to see the original lineup before he passed away. Iggy Pop absolutely BLEW me away! I have never seen anything like it, I was squished at the front, but I didn't care - he was just amazing, hard to believe he's over 60! He touched people in the audience (not like that...), and I was such a squeeing fan girly I nearly fainted that Iggy had held my hand...his sweat was on my hand!! Another good one was The White Stripes, just before they got big with Seven Nation Army, they played for ages and it was so electric and alive. Jack White...oh yes, a very sexy man indeed. Radiohead were amazing, NIN were amazing...lots of amazingness!
One of the worst ones was Kings of Leon, I don't know whether it was the venue or they just couldn't be bothered, but they sounded terrible. Another disappointing one was PJ Harvey, I love her music, but live...she was just...sort of...boring.
Ooh crap, nearly forgot! Bjork, I saw her at the Sydney Opera House, AMAZING! She has an out of this world voice, and was utterly magnetic.
So...who would I KILL to see live? Well Radiohead again, Pixies, Sigur Ros...so many!