Friday, 11 April 2014

Happy Birthday Lisa Stansfield

Lisa Stansfield opening song was, ''Set Your Loving Free''  for her first UK concert in years which started in Bexhill On Sea East Sussex, England . All though the wet, windy & damp weather outside, you could feel the warmth of her walking on to the stage inside singing, ''Set Your Loving Free''.   She had a great 8 piece band & one backing singer with a cool new brassy sound. Most of the hits were featured, '' Change'' with a Latin / salsa ending, ''All Woman'' was done with an acoustic arrangement, ''People Hold On'', ''Someday'', Barry White's ''Never gonna give Ya up,'' ''Time to make You Mine'' plus a new song about killing your husband, where she said she had not killed hers yet!! looking at him on the keyboard. There was a nice kinda Stax sound going around in the horn section, which came through nicely on her new tracks. She liked, Bexhill - She joked, she expected to see, '' Poirot'' on the stage. The encore was ,'' All around the world'' & before you knew it,  the one & half hours had flown past. Thank you Lisa & come back again soon. 

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