Bob Rose binds his ponytail looking for a suitable word. Overwhelming
doesn't describe it. After a seven year disappearance, Julian Lennon
is now loaded with his new CD and a headliner concert in Rome before
a few hundred thousand visitors. More than overwhelming.
How Many Times
And She Cries
I Should Have Known
Good To Be Lonely
I Don't Wanna Know
Day After Day
Stand By Me
|Bob Rose is Lennon's producer - in Mainz in order to ensure
together with SWF tone engineer Daniel Giese the correct sound
for the Germany premiere of " Photograph Smile " Altogether
there are ten musicians on stage, for the two of them therefore-forty
automatic controllers are situated before them snare ,vox
gtr,violin - piled beside them a few racks for
Hall and similar Spielereien. Over a small video monitor both
observe how Julian and CO in the hall concentrate on the sound
The master is a little nervous, sings themselves in, focusing
time and again on the notes with the Lyrics. He's given three
concerts so far: in Rome, London and Singapore. It is quite
obviously he is having fun with the music and can now better
live with the fact that he (naturally) is compared again and
again with his father. Evi Seibert will moderate two hours later:
" if today every third tape sounds like the Beatles, why
then should Julian, who had inherited the voice of the father
as well as his talent, force himself to be different? "
The visitors acknowledge this remark with applause and the producer,
Rose, acknowledged this applause in the Ue-car with a content
The automatic controller is set high for the three violins.
The ready two mixers are obviously the largest headache, although
they are on the stage, they are shield against the sound by
three large plexiglass windows. Bob Rose explains to Daniel
Giese during the sound check the refinement of each individual
song. " the Piano player sings those Main background vocals,
they need juice. And please continue to pull this Guitar down.
Julian is to everyone with it on war foot, that should not necessarily
Behind the stage there are radix complements for the Lennon
crew. " no star airs, no Marotten. Some musicians treat
the Buehnenhands such as muck, so that everyone notices directly
that they are a star. Lennon thanks you even, if you ausgepegelt
cleanly his monitor. " Good mood despite a long working
day also in the Ue-car. " Bob is unbelievably professional,
that made it fun! " Daniel Giese says after the concert.
A giant radix complement, because mixers cannot be accessed
normally very gladly from colleagues into the automatic controllers...
Further one left:
Concert photo in the
CD Photograph Smile
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The radio with cut of the concert is radiated on Tuesday, 19,5,98
against 19 o'clock in SWF3-Aexx (Web