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Magenta at The PEEL 30th May - Pics

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Topic: Magenta at The PEEL 30th May - Pics
Posted By: Neil Palfreyman
Subject: Magenta at The PEEL 30th May - Pics
Date Posted: May 31 2009 at 06:29
Well, what a blistering gig that was!  

Brilliant songs played by very talented musicians who are right on top of their game.  But what "made it" for me is that they obviously enjoy what they do so very much and that excitement and enthusiasm rubs off on the crowd.  That also makes them one of the most enjoyable bands to photograph!

Anyway, on to the pics - here's a sample:

As usual the full set (including some great ones of Tina playing a guitar solo) are up on my MySpace page: -

It's the first album under the pics link.

If you like them feel free to leave a comment or two!

Listening to: - Magenta - Children of The Sun iii - The Battle

Question everything, believe nothing
We talk music, we talk nothing

Posted By: richardh
Date Posted: June 02 2009 at 02:52
Nice picsThumbs Up
I saw then on Sunday at a venue called 'Mr Kyps' in Poole. 8 for a ticket was an absolute steel for a band of this class. I think there were about a 100 people roughly (the venue could comfortably hold twice that) but it was a tremendous atmosphere and Magenta were pretty much on top of their game. I loved the choice of songs bringing in good chunks of the recent Metamorphosis album as well as prime cuts from Seven ,Home and the debut.
i would say this was the loudest Magenta gig of the 4 I've been to.Chris Fry is an absolute genius on lead guitar ,as good as Howe ,Hackett et all in my estimation.All in all a powerful rocking performance..great stuff!

Posted By: graydog
Date Posted: June 07 2009 at 13:35

I agree will all the comments, I saw Magenta at Cwm Parc and they were clearly having a ball & so was I. Look forward to seeing then again.



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