The Day I Met Julian
by Karlie Pearson

Part 4 of 4

Special Thanks to Karlie for her report and photos!

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A few days later, Julian was performing at "The Metro," which is a mix between a concert hall and a night club. Unfortunately, you have to be 18 to get in, and I am only seventeen. To cut a long story short, I made my way in using my sister's ID. There was no way I was going to miss Julian!

Again, Sandy and I went early and were again right up the front. The hall was packed! Julian finally came on, and I screamed my lungs out once again. The show was great! I have always said that Paul McCartney's New World Tour was the best concert that I have ever seen, but now I think that this is because it was so personal. It was a fairly small space, so it had a great atmosphere. Julian is such a great performer, he really knows how to make a show! He told us a bit about each song before he sang them, which was great! He stripped down to a singlet and jeans, which was extremely sexy!

That night was the best night I have ever had in my entire life. Being right in the front made it really special, too. It's hard to explain just how good it was... It was magical. Like a dream come true! My favorite part was when he sang "Stand By Me." That was really special for me because I love John as much as I love Julian. He sang it exactly like John, not just because he has a similar voice, but because it was John singing. Every note he hit, every little sound he made was just the same as John. It was quite sad really...

After the show, Sandy and I walked around the back to hopefully see him leave. We waited and waited, and then waited some more. I thought my luck had finally run out, but I was wrong! This man from Foxtell remembered me from Warringah Mall, and so we had a little chat. He had to pack up his equipment, so he went inside. When he came out again, he handed me a sheet of paper, and told me "I thought you might like this." I looked at it... it was a list of songs...

It was the run sheet. The piece of paper that Julian, Matt and the band had to let remind them of the order to play the songs in! And I got it! I held on to it, and wouldn't let it go! What a souvenir!

Well, that is it. We found out a few minutes later that Julian had already left, and no one got to see him. But I didn't mind. I am so happy as it is, I don't need anything else from him. He would have to be the nicest person that I have ever met. Which suppress me. I have always thought that he would be different, after his childhood. He is a lovely person that is genuinely nice. Lucy is a lucky lady!

I guess my story shows you that if you want something badly enough, you can get it. It just goes to show that an ordinary person like myself can have a lucky streak! So don't give up, all you Julian fans!