El Farode Murcia - Miguel Tébar Almansa
The Irish singer starred last Friday in the Plaza de Toros de Murcia the first of his two concerts in Spain, which desgranó a good level some of their greatest hits.
MURCIA. With absolute punctuality, the question "Are you ready for the Man?" Warns the start of the first of two concerts by Van Morrison in our country. Indifferent that impuntuales still were entering, searching parking or even gaining entry at the last minute.
It is true that lately to Van Morrison act on our lands likes not so much for the British Isles, though, who would say if you enjoy? The 2007 it began with a collection of his songs included in several films; After edited the third volume 'The best of ...' and now, with Christmas just around the corner, gives us another great success (and going 3) , in which the most interesting is his record of oddities.
This is the way business holding its 40 years in solitary. But the most human of the case, if that adjective can be attributed to the character in question is not removed from the scenes until the body he resists.
There in the distance, incómodamente seated in the last barrage of wood not numbered, with the cold in the kidneys and cursing having forgotten the binoculars, since the production did not appear to contemplate the scale of the Plaza de Toros- I could see, but not see, the service band Van 'man', from the outset, following orders without baton but with gestures, the great composer and singer imposed as a matter of powerful stone.
It started with 'Wonderful remark', a volume set, but with the unusual quality of the first items; The notes of 'pedal steel' attest. Reconstruyó the beautiful ballad 'Have i told you lately' dramatically, and rounded off with the appropriate 'Moondance', a little more film if possible.
The alternative version of 'The healing game' with a susurrante end deep impressed. He made a few more items to clear substance blusero, and completed a brief site with 'Bright side of the road', plus choirs and the country that gives the delicious violin. With 'Precious Time "was Mr.. Van Morrison! Without despeinarse or sweat towel. An hour and a half accurate, very high level. But, how many songs remain subject to the lectern to be interpreted ...?
With the audience who enjoyed privileged some distance, standing and ovacionando, had no choice but to do, even if only another: 'Brown eye girl' is the one that inspired him now, slightly raising the prominence to sound Hammond .
The level of concerts artists of the stature of Irish arrogant part of remarkable. Circumstances like compound suitable or otherwise, the public is more or less started and the minimum change in the mood of genius, can be achieved puntuarles outstanding. In Murcia was not the case.
La Verdad (Translated via Google)
Van Morrison, one of the living legends of British music, one of the musicians with diploma teacher and vitola of untouchable, went through Murcia and less evil that the criticisms are written from one day to another, because if I had to wait around I doubt that week remembered more than the cold. That what was your concert, one of those destined to die fast in the recycle bin emotional. Not a single detail to save.
Of course, the Van Morrison will not enter into the Top 25 best concerts Murcian year. Not that it was a disaster, far from it, but something as irrelevant as taking a drink of the best mineral water. Without gas. Van Morrison came out promptly to the scene, the switch clicked the autopilot and 90 minutes later he left. Luckily he had not done the detail of half a song, which saw Apparently, I had not missed. Even the most unconditional fans with whom I crossed me at the exit acertaban just say what 'has not been bad. " But if we stick to what we should require an artist of his stature -- price - and, yes it was.
However, the concert was for the better. The stamp during the first half hour was this: in the foreground the hubbub of people chatting, far from a group of quality amenizando. A group abusing the times means of ballads and a tedious querencia towards abulia country - the successes of yesterday are saltearon with themes of his last studio album, pesadísimo Pay the devil-. Then the sound increased in volume, the quality to always present, and there is no doubt that listening to live titles like Moondance, In the afternoon, back on top or Have i told you lately in the (great) voice of the author it is something that is worthwhile.
Neither was the site - that in the Victor Villegas had rated triple, it was like seeing Apocalypse now in a cinema summer, or had some miserable screens for almost half the public not divisaba the scene completely, or the attitude of astro added a great value. It was a concert adult. In country, R & B, folk, soul-brizna soulless soul is not tal- and some blues dragged which was the best of the evening. Without news of the rock. Neither of their ways much less its essence. A concert adult to adult people. Technically impressive and much closer to Kiss FM Radio 3, to understand each other.
The country version of Bright side of the road went straight to visit a toilet. And when, after 10 seconds of completion Brown eyed girl, the lights are lit and began sounding music environment - but stopped doing so at some point? - The feeling was not really as I remember, I think there was no sense whatsoever. A yawn, stretch and do you make a drink? Okay, but almost better coffee. Van Morrison went through Murcia. Nobody discusses his career, but within a month or I will remember the concert.