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En vacker kväll in Gothenburg!


GOTHENBURG – The ‘En vacker kväll’ tour rolls into Gothenburg and WHAT A GIG!


Around 7,000 people enjoyed ‘the best show on the tour so far’, according to Per! And It seemed the audience agreed!

The two support acts did a great job, Alex Shield’s “Good Fight” sounds great live! But The Strandels were fantastic, great melodic pop which seemed to go down with the audience well. Check out “If God Has A Plan”!

Shortly after 9pm, Per and the band came on stage and opened with “Min plats” once again. A wonderful opener! No massive changes to the setlist – “Puls” and “Tittar på dej när du dansar” were included while “Dressed for Success” was kicked. I doubt anyone missed it. I know Per wanted the tour to be a ‘musical-selfie’ but the Roxette songs sounded a little out of place among the Swedish hits.  It’s always nice to hear the big Rox songs though – my only ‘complaint’. If you can call it that…

The band were super tight – the new additions felt very much part of the crew already and the extra guitar added the extra punch to the upbeat numbers. Special mention to Helena though – she was fantastic! Thankfully I didn’t hear any booing from the audience this time. Her onstage personality is so bubbly you just can’t help but watch her. And her voice, that voice – it’s so nice!

Stand out songs on the night for me: “Juni, juli, augusti”, “Första pris” and “Varmt igen”. Oh and “Honung och guld”.

It was, after all, En vacker kväll!

Set list

1. Min plats
2. På promenad genom stan
3. Vilket håll du än går
4. Juni, juli, augusti
5. Det hjärta som brinner
6. Segla på dej moln/Första pris
7. Tittar på dej när du dansar
8. (Hon vill ha) Puls
9. It Must Have Been Love
10. Honung och guld
11. Kung av sand
12. Här kommer alla känslorna (på en och samma gång)/Flickan i en Cole Porter-sång
13. Ljudet av ett annat hjärta
14. Spegelboll
15. Gå & fiska!

16. The Look

17. Varmt igen
18. Tycker om när du tar på mej
19. Joyride

20. Sommartider
21. Småstadsprat

Photos by Michael Wiklander.

  ★ The author:
Paul Belben


  ★ Publishing date:

July 23rd, 2017


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