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#40159 - Thu, 30 Apr 2009 09:10:00 Re: Return To Eden - Roundhouse
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Really? laugh

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#40160 - Thu, 30 Apr 2009 09:19:00 Re: Return To Eden - Roundhouse
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Down, boy! :rolleyes:

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#40161 - Thu, 30 Apr 2009 09:23:00 Re: Return To Eden - Roundhouse
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Just teasing - thought I'd get that one out of the way before anyone else said it :p

Thomas

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#40162 - Thu, 30 Apr 2009 16:12:00 Re: Return To Eden - Roundhouse
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LOL
well someone was bound to say it...might as well be Thomas biglaugh
Still, if anyone is blind drunk and unable to remember where they are staying...

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#40163 - Thu, 30 Apr 2009 17:10:00 Re: Return To Eden - Roundhouse
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Alexandera!! confused2

eek


(Is your dad not going along then?) kiss

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#40164 - Thu, 30 Apr 2009 18:47:00 Re: Return To Eden - Roundhouse
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Chappie and I should be in the Lock Tavern just after 5. I'll be wearing black (for a change), and drinking whisk(e)y/bourbon and cokes.

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#40165 - Thu, 30 Apr 2009 19:18:00 Re: Return To Eden - Roundhouse
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Alexandera!! [Confused2]

[Eek!]


(Is your dad not going along then?) [Big laugh]

It was so sweet to meet you! Enjoy tonight. Although I actually did check flights 2 days ago, I will this time have to keep my decision and... not come. My heart is bleeding (it really is) and I will be thinking very much and profoundly about all you guys tonight.

ALL: please make sure you DANCE!! People hardly danced on this tour, and not everybody had a dislocated knee like our favourite Welshman on the forum!

Remember that it will be filmed, and once filmed, it will be there FOR ETERNITY. Please be aware of it! This filming can NEVER EVER be changed afterwards, and your children and grandchildren will watch the DVD in another 20 years time. So if the camera points at you, just smile, look happy and... "move yer arses". For 25 years, you have been convinced this would never happen. So please take advantage of it now! Take what you can! You are free. YOU ARE FREE. And I will be dancing with you all tonight! [Big Grin]

Big kiss to you, Alexandera! [Kiss]
You heard the Spanish lady! Do as you are bidden. As for there being a spare double bed...I expect you will get a taker at some point soon for that, "drunkeness and cruelty" being on the agenda later. Have fun y'all and see you later to get locked at...The Lock!

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#40166 - Thu, 30 Apr 2009 19:18:00 Re: Return To Eden - Roundhouse
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I will be there in spirit, but in a hotel in Leicester in body.

Yours jealously,

Ian

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#40167 - Thu, 30 Apr 2009 19:31:00 Re: Return To Eden - Roundhouse
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I ws contemplating going to Voxgate but unfortunately my remaining tenner is required elsewhere!! sad

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#40168 - Thu, 30 Apr 2009 20:51:00 Re: Return To Eden - Roundhouse
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Alexandera!! confused2

eek


(Is your dad not going along then?) kiss


All you guys make some noise at this gig, get yerself in front of the camera and boogie with the best of them, you ain't going to get another chance to do this woohoo

I hope all of you have a total blast, I like Isabel cannot go, down to bad timing & being a week night etc :rolleyes:

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#40169 - Thu, 30 Apr 2009 21:04:00 Re: Return To Eden - Roundhouse
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Can't go either. Probably a good thing - I'd only be spending the after show counting all the people trying to qualify for Alexandera's spare bed... biglaugh

NEXT time they're touring, playing - I'm taking plenty of time off and getting to as many as poss!

Enjoy tonight, all!

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#40170 - Thu, 30 Apr 2009 21:09:00 Re: Return To Eden - Roundhouse
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Quote:
Originally posted by Flip Martian:
people trying to qualify for Alexandera's spare bed
Shame we're too old for Alexandera to be included!!! biglaugh

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#40171 - Thu, 30 Apr 2009 21:12:00 Re: Return To Eden - Roundhouse
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Down Rover, down... wink

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#40172 - Thu, 30 Apr 2009 21:17:00 Re: Return To Eden - Roundhouse
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That cider must have done something to me!!! biglaugh

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#40173 - Thu, 30 Apr 2009 22:31:00 Re: Return To Eden - Roundhouse
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Folks enjoy the show tonight + dont hide when the cameras are on you! We (I think so) want to see you ovber and over again the next 40 years on DVD nutjob

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#40174 - Thu, 30 Apr 2009 23:09:00 Re: Return To Eden - Roundhouse
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Quote:
Originally posted by AlexO:
Folks enjoy the show tonight + dont hide when the cameras are on you!
& that goes for the audience too!!! roflmao

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#40175 - Thu, 30 Apr 2009 23:26:00 Re: Return To Eden - Roundhouse
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I can't believe my charming new friends have turned out to be dirty old men icky :rolleyes: biglaugh

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#40176 - Thu, 30 Apr 2009 23:33:00 Re: Return To Eden - Roundhouse
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It's a London male thing, love!

The idea of two things coinciding - an Ultravox-loving woman and a spare bed - does strange things to we mere males.

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#40177 - Thu, 30 Apr 2009 23:37:00 Re: Return To Eden - Roundhouse
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Quote:
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I can't believe my charming new friends have turned out to be dirty old men icky :rolleyes: biglaugh
Some of us do admit to growing old disgracefully :p & we don't have a better half to keep us in check - or any other colour for that matter!!!
wink biglaugh

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#40178 - Thu, 30 Apr 2009 23:37:00 Re: Return To Eden - Roundhouse
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off topic - or actually back to it - I really wish I could be there tonight, so so sad & missing you all... Give my lads a big warm welcome (and a kiss if possible!!) Have a wonderful time!!

PS missing my pal Volglory & being motherly again here, will some kind soul please look out for her & see she gets home ok? Thanks!

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#40179 - Thu, 30 Apr 2009 23:41:00 Re: Return To Eden - Roundhouse
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Quote:
Originally posted by Lynne:
I really wish I could be there tonight, so so sad & missing you all...
Please can you & David come back & see us again sometime - trolley service available!!! biglaugh wink Oh, & if you can persuade your lovely friend Tamra to join you it would be great to meet her too.

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#40180 - Fri, 01 May 2009 01:13:00 Re: Return To Eden - Roundhouse
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at the lock tavern with rodney,metalbeat and feorag more later
cerise has just twittered nice picture of rehearsals

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#40181 - Fri, 01 May 2009 01:57:00 Re: Return To Eden - Roundhouse
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Several others have arrived now, including Mr. Normall.

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#40182 - Fri, 01 May 2009 04:39:00 Re: Return To Eden - Roundhouse
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it's about that time, they have probably just taken the stage.....I'm with you all in spirit!! lurve

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#40183 - Fri, 01 May 2009 21:16:00 Re: Return To Eden - Roundhouse
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Wow. Ultravox fans are so much fun. So interested, so full of joy last night (and beer ;-) ), and yet also very detailed in opinions. So very friendly, I had an amazing time at my first voxgate. Thanks to everyone I met.

Beyond 10 or more people from all over the uk,
I met...

3 Germans
1 New Zealander
3 Finish
4 Netherlanders
3 French
and 2 Seperate swedish guys (I introduced them to each other)

If it hadnt been for the concert being such a brilliant, packed out, electro rock thumping show I would have been convinced I was at the Eurovision song contest to be meeting such a diverse world of fans all gathered together.

Les fervents d'ultravox sont fantastiques
Ultravox enthusiasten sind fantastisch
Ultravox zijn de enthousiasten fantastisch
Ultravox innokas ihailija aari eriskummaine
Ultravox entusiasten de/vi/du/ni ar fantastisk
Streuth cobber them Ultravox fans are fantastic sports mate.

Great to meet Steve W and Chappie, how jealous do I feel this morning that you've both witnessed 10 gigs.

So I went to Nottingham and it was really really good show, but it was a boring audience in the most part, and more than a couple of times I thought to myself the roundhouse will be better. It was, by the bucket full. Much more the experience I wanted, to be standing in a dark packed out room with the music booming and the crowd far more alive. But the fan meet just added so much more to the collective experience of enjoying the event. I wonder how many faces I will spot back when I watch the dvd now. I got so into it, that I didnt even manage to meet up with one of my friends who was coming along for the gig. But I did meet up with an old friend who was coincidentally the first fan I met of another band when I first started meeting people through music, and she brought along her photo as proof of having seen the band once before in the 80's, which was a nice connection back to a long time ago and it span the evening of into talk of DM and OMD, and Human league concerts so who knows who we might go and see next if the opportunity arises, given she owes me a ticket now.

I also met an 11 year old kid with his dad. So there you go ultravox' new "accent of youth" right there.

What a great evening.

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#40184 - Sat, 02 May 2009 04:14:00 Re: Return To Eden - Roundhouse
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And i meet a lot of englisch people -funny ,isn`t it ? smile Specialy the guy withe the black Hat who interview us.
I`m just landed in Hamburg an hope i can be that good host as you when UV is going on European Tour.
Later i will write a german review-later wink

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#40185 - Sat, 02 May 2009 05:14:00 Re: Return To Eden - Roundhouse
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I dont know how you met any english people zippy, I couldnt find them. :-) apart from the 4 onstage. Glad you made it home safe, hey yeah I'd love to see how Ultravox go down in Germany. I'm sure it will happen.

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#40186 - Sat, 02 May 2009 06:34:00 Re: Return To Eden - Roundhouse
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Roundhouse was incredible!!!
Pre-show drinking was fun.
The show was immense.
Post show hang-out in the hotel room was legendary.
Got back to my hotel at 12:30pm
I've been up since 7:30am yesterday.
I think I need sleep....so worth it though!

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#40187 - Sat, 02 May 2009 08:45:00 Re: Return To Eden - Roundhouse
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I knew I should have stayed. Bugger!

After a truly tremendous amount of good luck - which started with leaving Croydon late, which set in motion a most serendipitous train of events which surely qualifies me for the epithet of "Jammy Get"; having bellowed and roared along with the best of them at a gig I wasn't going to go to; and then having spoken with all four band members and Chris's absolutely charming wife back-stage afterwards; I thought I should be both feckin' grateful and terribly sensible and waddle my way along to Kentish Town station so I could trundle home and get at least a little sleep prior to a busy day, ostensibly of moving house. Well, for all I achieved - I ain't moved yet - I might as well have stayed up all night with a bunch of damn'd fine, lovely and tasteful folks and JD'd away both the night and my critical faculties with reckless abandon.

I salute you, ladies and gentlemen - new Europeans, passing strangers within, gigolos and gigolettes, those who know, (wo)men of two worlds and all - who saw the lamenting dawn rise over far Eden. You have felt the power, you have tasted old glory risen anew, you have earned your rest.

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#40188 - Sat, 02 May 2009 21:35:00 Re: Return To Eden - Roundhouse
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Nice to meet you all at the Lock Tavern,Rodney,Erin,Mr Normal,Jonas,Feorag,Gillian & many many more.

Here are some pics.Quite a few were taken by Peter (Metal Beat),the other 6 are mine




http://s293.photobucket.com/albums/mm79/mateybloke/voxgate%20roundhouse%202009/?albumview=slideshow

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#40189 - Sat, 02 May 2009 22:10:00 Re: Return To Eden - Roundhouse
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I dont know how you met any english people zippy, I couldnt find them. :-) apart from the 4 onstage. Glad you made it home safe, hey yeah I'd love to see how Ultravox go down in Germany. I'm sure it will happen.
there definately werent 4 english people playing on stage smile

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#40190 - Sat, 02 May 2009 22:45:00 Re: Return To Eden - Roundhouse
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A little video clip taken at the Voxgate

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VDp_4-DxgjI

Also available in HD laugh

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#40191 - Sat, 02 May 2009 23:55:00 Re: Return To Eden - Roundhouse
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Brian
Loved the youtube video clip. Thanks for sharing and also thanks for putting my photo's onto photobucket. I really enjoyed the occasion.

Peter

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#40192 - Sun, 03 May 2009 04:54:00 Re: Return To Eden - Roundhouse
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Cheers Peter laugh

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#40193 - Sun, 03 May 2009 16:42:00 Re: Return To Eden - Roundhouse
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#40194 - Thu, 07 May 2009 00:06:00 Re: Return To Eden - Roundhouse
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haha god bless the Lock Tavern laugh

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#40195 - Thu, 07 May 2009 01:37:00 Re: Return To Eden - Roundhouse
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Thanks for the pictures & videos, Brian.

That Voxgate video has some mysterious charm in it. Can't figure out what it is.. laugh

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#40196 - Thu, 07 May 2009 06:22:00 Re: Return To Eden - Roundhouse
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Mr N... laugh

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#40197 - Fri, 08 May 2009 04:52:00 Re: Return To Eden - Roundhouse
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You can find my Roundhouse pics now here: http://personal.inet.fi/cool/macchina/ultravox/

One Roundhouse pic (image 22) may have wrong title. I'll correct it if neccessary.

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#40198 - Fri, 08 May 2009 06:12:00 Re: Return To Eden - Roundhouse
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Death in the afternoon:-

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m3nvQDB0tP8
Thanks for that Brian.....withdrawal symptoms are setting in now so after an hour or so of tinkering to restore sound on you tube I'm having a wee Ultravox fix/binge on youtube footage to alleviate the symptoms. I'm still waiting for my daughter to upload her vids from Scotland so I'm grateful that you and others have put stuff online to keep us going until the DVD is available.

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#40199 - Fri, 08 May 2009 06:52:00 Re: Return To Eden - Roundhouse
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Mr Normall... fantastic pics, I love the one of Paul Hitchcock pouting! ROFLMAO! brilliant! biglaugh

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#40200 - Fri, 08 May 2009 08:50:00 Re: Return To Eden - Roundhouse
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Quote:
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You can find my Roundhouse pics now here: http://personal.inet.fi/cool/macchina/ultravox/

One Roundhouse pic (image 22) may have wrong title. I'll correct it if neccessary.
Mr N, (if I may, Tapio J)

you have made my day!! excited

If its the pic of you and I that you mark as 22 then its absolutely spot on, Thank you! smile

Of all the many many pics with muso's, sportsmen, even foreign Royalty(!) etc, that one goes near the top..... lurve

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#40201 - Fri, 08 May 2009 16:01:00 Re: Return To Eden - Roundhouse
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Thank you very much, MidgeVox smile

Your name slipped my mind but I recognized you from the avatar pic.

It's been a week but I can't think much about anything else than Ultravox, Ultravox, Ultravox...

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#40202 - Fri, 08 May 2009 19:30:00 Re: Return To Eden - Roundhouse
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Wonderful photo's Mr Normal laugh

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#40203 - Fri, 08 May 2009 23:22:00 Re: Return To Eden - Roundhouse
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Nice one Tapio wink cool

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#40204 - Tue, 12 May 2009 05:40:00 Re: Return To Eden - Roundhouse
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(Nearly 2 weeks after the event... shocked )

Another fantastic gig, and it was great to be almost at the front this time. Shame the very tall guy right at the front, dead centre couldn't have worn his hair down that evening, as it would have been good to have seen more of Chris (I was on Billy's side), but no matter - they looked and sounded fantastic once again!

I didn't make the pre-show Voxgate, as I was in the queue from 5.30, and wasn't sure what was going on after, so probably missed quite a few of you (Thomas? Slow Mo?) It was good to see Peter again, & Brian; and Amethyst - lovely to chat to you and your daughter afterwards! Tapio - always good to see you too!

Richard (who I was next to at the gig) - good to meet you, and I'll look out for your photos.

I'll try and sort some of mine out this side of 2010, as a few aren't bad; mind you - looking at everyone else's there are some brilliant ones out there!

Rob, and - albeit briefly - Cerise; good to see you both, you are as much a part of this tour as the band, and thanks again (and Paul) for all you have done for us fans.

For me, the magical gig was the Hammy O one; partly because of the venue (for old time's sake); partly because of it being my first gig this tour, but muchly (is that a word?!) because of the buzz that night; the Voxgate, Monument, just enjoying the experience with so many like-minded people!

Let's hope we get to do this again soon!

Natalie excited

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#40205 - Wed, 13 May 2009 05:18:00 Re: Return To Eden - Roundhouse
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Loved reading your thoughts Natalie. It was so nice to bump into you after the Roundhouse concert in the street, it almost felt as though I known you for a long time. smile . That's the one great thing about JF and Ultravox concerts being able to speak face to face with fellow fans even if we only see each other at gigs.

Peter

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