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Stockholm Globen Review
by Karin Levin

I was one of those happy people who this Wednesday attended David Bowie's second concert of his world tour in Globen - Stockholm.

Never been to a concert of his, I had absolutely no idea what to expect. Without no money, I travelled all alone almost 100 miles, had a really hard time finding a place to stay for the night, dropped my sandwich on my newly washed trousers, got lost on the subway, tired and hungry - but, boy, was it worth it...

How one single man can be filled with such an energy, life and neither the less humor. He has got a special funny way of mixing this professional manner, but still act pretty nonchalant. And it's a pretty comfortable thing to know that I don't exaggerate just because I'm a DB-fan. But of all the reviews I've read about his performance (and trust me, I've read a few) it's just a fact that everyone must agree - David, you're the master!

This was neither a nostalgic journey nor an advertisement of his latest album. He started with New Killer Star, which immediately got the audience lively. But that was nothing compared to the response after 10,000 people listening to this genius man for two hours, he ended the show brilliantly with Ziggy Stardust, and the audience was ecstatic.

You could say that I was more than enough positively surprised by this first experience of his performance. And I think I got an appetite for more. If it wasn't for the fact that I'm a poor art student I would be willing to travel more than just 100 miles to see him again, I can tell you that for sure. So please - people who haven't got a ticket yet - take my advice and get one! 'Cause I can assure you won't regret it. And it will be worth every trouble and every cent.

As a Swedish girl I don't think I have enough words in my English vocabulary to describe this perfect evening, so I can just suggest you go see it yourself and get an unforgettable night. Thanks - for now on.

Beforehand - have a really good time...

Best regards to you all.

Written by Karin Levin
October 15th, 2003.

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