Stay assessment – Robbie Williams at BST Hyde Park


Robbie Williams performs on stage at BST Hyde Park (Photo by Dave Hogan/Hogan Media Shutterstock)
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Stay assessment – Robbie Williams at BST Hyde Park: The Angels star performed a two-hour spectacular on Saturday.

Arriving on stage with a troupe of 10 dancers, the previous Take That star kicked issues off with a bang with Let Me Entertain You, adopted swiftly by Sixties Chris Kenner basic, Land Of A Thousand Dances, Sturdy and the a lot revered Come Undone.

Pausing to introduce the viewers to the story of his life, Williams took the gang again to 1990 and his boy band roots. With the saucy Do What U Like video enjoying on the large display, he reminisced in regards to the ups and downs of being within the group, earlier than launching into Take That’s 1992 hit Might It Be Magic.

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Nineties Nostalgia

Then, telling the story of how he sensationally give up the band in 1995, he saluted the Brit pop period, with a canopy of Don’t Look Again In Anger by Oasis, adopted by Supergrass’ Alright – the latter a duet with Gaz Coombes.

Then, Blur’s Park Life – with Williams joined on stage by EastEnders actor Danny Dyer. “It’s the double act you didn’t know you wanted in your life,” he declared as Dyer appeared. “Let’s ’ave it, Hyde Park,” exclaimed Dyer. The efficiency was accompanied by an unimaginable 44-strong brass band of Beefeaters, consisting of Coldstream and Welsh Guards, who stuffed the catwalk, led by Williams and Dyer.

Again For Good was a nod to Williams’ reunion with Take That in 2010, after which got here a young second the place Williams thanked his spouse, Ayda, and kids for turning his life round.

Robbie Williams performs on stage at BST Hyde Park
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Tremendous Proud

“I’ve been with my spouse for 18 years. I’m the person that I’m as a result of you’ve allowed me to develop with you,” he declared, trying up at his household within the Tree Prime as the primary few notes to Love My Life began. “And Teddy, you have been the primary of your variety and also you completely blew my friggin’ thoughts. Daddy is tremendous, tremendous happy with you. I’m going to dedicate this subsequent tune to Beau, aged 4, Coco, aged 5, Charlie, aged 9 and Teddy, aged 11.”

From there, Williams threw hit after hit at his followers, from Sweet, Supreme and Millennium to Really feel, Children, Rock DJ and No Regrets. He even stepped into the gang to serenade one fan with She’s The One – the fortunate woman was Laura from Rome, Italy.

Thrown into the combo was a dedication to the good artists who we have now misplaced over time, together with Freddie Mercury, David Bowie, Elvis Presley, Prince, Tina Turner, Bob Marley and extra – their faces emblazoned on the screens.

Robbie Williams Live at BST - Fireworks
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Explosive Finale

Talking candidly, Williams opened as much as the gang: “At 50, I’m nonetheless right here and I’m extraordinarily grateful… Tonight I used to be the happiest and most chilled I’ve ever been approaching stage… Thanks for serving to me stay on the planet. I like you guys.”

With a barrage of fireworks and an outstanding efficiency of Angels, Williams’ headline set got here to an finish – as soon as once more with a crowd of 65,000 individuals singing each phrase. To the ultimate refrain, as his followers sang his lyrics again at him, Williams circled to embrace his eldest daughter Teddy and spouse on stage. Holding them carefully, he bid us “thanks and goodnight”.

Earlier within the afternoon, Seal, Supergrass frontman Gaz Coombes, Shaun Ryder’s Black Grape and Kate Nash (celebrating her thirty seventh birthday), opened proceedings on the Nice Oak Stage.

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