Gyllene Tider – GT40 – Lysekil – 17th July 2019 – #8

Gosh! Was it already the 8th show??? Pinneviken in Lysekil is a beautiful venue, surrounded by Swedish west coast rocks. Many decided to watch the concert from the side, so after entering, they climbed up the rocks and sat down there.

The security teams are usually very nice and kind in Sweden and we only met great people in the security teams on tour so far, but the guys in Lysekil were extra kind. A handful of fans had been waiting for long long hours before the concert and the weather was hot (fortunately, sunny all day), so the security team surprised them with some ice creams. How cool is that!

Last night’s setlist was the very same as in Uppsala, which is a bit sad, because so far there was no concert that had the same setlist as another gig. Those who go to several shows love to have at least one song changed on the setlist. Where is Vill ha ett svar, for example? Just to mention one song that we already heard on a soundcheck, but not yet on concert. Or why not adding Fån telefon or Leka med elden one day? The more concerts I see and the more familiar the setlist is, I feel like the gigs are ending in a blink after the show had started. Haha. Still, I’m very happy that the guys and girls keep the setlist 23 songs long.

The crowd in Lysekil was fab! They were singing along to all songs and clapping a lot too. They were also loud before the two encores, but BoJo came up on stage twice, stood next to the technicians and animated us to get even louder. We acted accordingly. Haha.

The band sounded fab, however, I assume there was some technical issue during the whole show, because Per was running to the left-side technicians quite a lot of times. When he started with the intro talk to Tuffa Tider, he asked the camera guy to film his ukulele, because it’s beautiful. So, probably, the shows are recorded indeed and it’s not just recordings for the screens.

Micke Syd’s intro talk to Låt denna trumslagarpojke sjunga! was very funny this time too. His wife, Helena was also there and Micke was singing to her. So lovely! Åsa was there too, singing along while filming.

Anders Roos joined GT in Lysekil too, to take some more pics. Some more thousands of pics, haha. Good for us!

If I have to point at one song that worked the best in Lysekil, I would say it was När vi två blir en, but actually, the energy level reached its top during those 5 uptempo songs from En sten vid en sjö i en skog. Our Sommartider sing-along started out as a mess, but the crowd found the real melodies and matching lyrics and then it became normal.

Per threw tons of his picks last night and also at the end of the show it was him, who took his plecs off the mic stand and threw them to the crowd. MP also got to the front at the end of the gig and threw his picks too.

Now one day off and on Friday we see GT again in Ronneby!

Setlist

  1. Skicka ett vykort, älskling
  2. Juni, juli, augusti
  3. Det hjärta som brinner
  4. (Hon vill ha) Puls
  5. Flickorna på TV2
  6. Vandrar i ett sommarregn
  7. (Dansar inte lika bra som) Sjömän
  8. Det kändes inte som maj
  9. Flickan i en Cole Porter-sång
  10. Tuffa tider

BAND PRESENTATION

  1. Låt denna trumslagarpojke sjunga!
  2. Kung av sand
  3. En sten vid en sjö i en skog
  4. Ljudet av ett annat hjärta
  5. Ska vi älska, så ska vi älska till Buddy Holly
  6. (Kom så ska vi) Leva livet
  7. Tylö Sun

Encore 1

  1. Billy
  2. Det är över nu
  3. Gå & fiska!

Encore 2

  1. När vi två blir en
  2. Sommartider
  3. När alla vännerna gått hem

All pics in the article are taken by Patrícia Peres.

GT after the show:

YEA LYSEKIL. Tack för en fantastisk sommarkväll. Otroligt vacker spelplats. Fjärde gången GT var där!!! Utsålt igen, vi gillar den trenden på den här turne’n!!! Tack för att ni kom och sjöng med i A L L T! Ha en fab sommar hälsar GT.

 

 

#gtsommar #2 Gyllene Tider – Lysekil, July 7

The second concert took place in Lysekil on the west coast of Sweden – over 14,000 people attended this gig. Gyllene Tider got to the concert arena by boat as Expressen reports (full gallery to be found here). Per Gessle and other band members were intreviewed on board and to just quote Gessle: “Our songs are in the Swedish people DNA code. We have audience from 6 to 60. It’s great to see that.” The boat trip probably inspired the band to play “Man blir yr” live for the very first time.

In the Bohuslaningen article, two fan stories were presented – including Gyöngyver Simon from Hungary who came at 4AM (!!!) and Eliza Roszkowska-Öberg (she came at 5AM!), Swedish-Polish fan that you may remember from “Att vara Per Gessle” book. More reports from the concert to follow today and tomorrow. Additional report was published by Expressen – as it wasn’t Nunstedt, so everything was stricly positive where journo calls the concert as a “classic summer dream” where “Gyllene Tider manages to deliver: pulse, feeling and a lot of love.”

As for the concert itself, it was shorter than the Halmstad premiere. “Dags att…” was skipped and “Vera” was replaced with the first single off the latest album “Man blir yr”. According to those who were there – it was a much better choice for beer stands owners.

Setlist

1. Cartoon intro with Knallpulver
2. Gå och fiska
3. Det blir aldrig som man tänkt sej
4. Juni, juli, augusti
5. Det hjärta som brinner
6. På jakt efter liv
7. Dansar inte lika bra som sjömän
8. Man blir yr
9. En sten vid en sjö i en skog
10. Min tjej och jag
11. Flickan i en Cole-Porter sang
12. Tuffa tider
13. Kung av sand
14. Flickorna på TV2
15. (Hon vill ha) Puls
16. Ljudet av ett annat hjärta
17. Ska vi älska så ska vi älska till Buddy Holly
18. (Kom så ska vi) Leva Livet
19. Tylö Sun

20. Det är över nu
21. Billy
22. När vi två blir en

23. Sommartider
24. När alla vännerna gått hem

© Glenn Andersson
© Glenn Andersson