; Fun! Fun! Vancouver!: September 2008

Wednesday, 17 September 2008

Cause She's Your Number One...

Last night's Goldfrapp concert was magnificent! The band returned to Vancouver's Commodore Ballroom to a sold out audience who swayed to the new mellow sounds of their latest disc, Seventh Tree and went ballistic for oldies but goodies like Strict Machine, Ooh La La, and Number One. I was sad she didn't do Ride a White Horse but seeing Alison do Utopia live was breathtaking to say the least. She is so unique and talented and wonderful, it was amazing to have seen her live!

Added Details: Thought I'd write a little bit more to give you a sense of the show. The stage was over-run with stuffed owls and crows, and Miss Alison was wearing a clown-esque outfit. She toasted the crowd several times with her wine glass and said Cheers everytime we screamed insanely for her.

Highlights for me were Number One, Ooh La La, Clowns, A&E, Happiness, Strict Machine, and as I said above, Utopia just blew me away when she hit those high operatic notes.

Friday, 5 September 2008

Swarm 2008!

It's that time of year again! SWARM began last night in the Mount Pleasant district, and tonight's "zone" is the Downtown/Gastown corridor, and tomorrow it ends with the Hastings and Commercial area....

If you haven't gone, it's a totally fun thing to do! Hopping from art gallery to gallery with the masses...!