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Saturday 04 June 2022.

Saturday 04 June 2022. This has gone in the UK singles charts at number 20 " Prince Andrew is a sweaty nonce" by The Kunts. Sex Pistols "Original Recordings" Best Of album has gone in the charts at number 19. Sex Pistols "God Save the Queen" release has been postponed a week to Friday 03 June. ---------------------------------- Friday 03 June 2022. NEAL MORSE BAND live at Shepherds Bush Empire. Neal Morse is the keyboard player formally of Spocks Beard, now plays with his own band. He is also a member of "Transatlantic" and "Flying Colors". The line up for the Neal Morse Band is : Neal Morse - Vocals guitar keyboards Eric Gillette - Guitar Randy George - Bass Mike Portnoy - Drums (excellent drummer who founded Dream Theater) Bill Hubauer - Keyboards NEAL MORSE BAND are promoting their fourth studio album "Innocense & Danger". This will be Neal's twelfth prog rock studio album with his various bands. ------------- It is stalls seating tonight, and level 3 is unsold. Maybe around 700 tickets sold for the 1000 capacity. NEAL MORSE BAND on stage at 8.05pm for a lengthy 2 hours 25 mins set. Neal Morse sings all the songs via the microphone piece attached to his face. Not all long muso workouts tonight, as there were some shorter tracks. The crowd listen respectfully during the songs, and give them a standing ovation at the end of each song. Most songs ended with a few smoke flumes going off. A big screen shows the logo and digital images. The band are more a prog rock band with melody and harmonies. Some songs are in three parts, with some epic power crescendos. A good show. Full NEAL MORSE BAND played tonight... Innocence Intro Do It All Again Bird on a Wire Your Place in the Sun Another Story to Tell The Way It Had to Be Breathe (Reprise) (Pink Floyd cover) Bridge Over Troubled Water (Simon & Garfunkel cover) Waterfall Danger Intro Not Afraid, Pt. 2 Beyond the Years Long Day City of Destruction So Far Gone The Ways of a Fool Welcome to the World The Great Adventure A Love That Never Dies Broken Sky / Long Day (Reprise)