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July 17, 2012 - Belgium
Brusseles - Forest National


Gone at last
Dazzling blue
50 ways
Mother and Child reunion
That was your mother
Hearts and Bones
Mystery Train
Me and Julio
Slip Slidin´ Away
The obvious child
Hello My Baby (LBM)
Nomathemba (LBM)
Homeless (LBM & Paul
Diamonds on the Soles of her shoes (LBM & Paul)
Bring back Nelson Mandela ( Hugh Masakela)
African Sunset (Hugh Masakelela)
Stimela (Hugh Masakela)
Boy in the Bubble
Crazy Love vol II
Under Afrian Skies
You can call me all
Sound of silence
The Boxer
Late in the evening
Still crazy after all these years

The band (not all members are present at all shows)

Vincent Nguini - Guitar
Bakithi Kumalo - Bass
Mark Stewart - Guitars, Cello, Saxophone, selfmade instruments
Tony Cedras - Accordeon, Keyboard, Guitars
Andy Snitzer - Saxophone, Synthesizer
Jamey Haddad - Percussion
Ray Phiri - Guitars
John Selolwane - Guitars
Sonti Mndebele - Background Vocals
Isaac Mtshali - Drums
Barney Rachabane - Saxophone, Pennywhistle
Ladysmith Black Mambazo - Vocals
Mick Rossi - Piano, Percussion
Jim Oblon - Drums, Guitars
Thandiswa Mazwai - Background Vocals

Fans who attended this show

Mireille Bignon
Laurent Franken
Cécilia Dard
John Odonnell
Gil Brochet
Guido Onghena

Review by:

First, we were disappointed about our seats, so far the stage, regarding the past years (everytime, we were on the first front row...). But, we decided to enjoy the concert anyway ; Paul and the band join the stage in a great mood. Set-list was the same as in London, except Jimmy Cliff wasn´t there. After Dazzling Blue/50 ways, Paul talked to say he was happy to be there cause it is the place he met his wife. In the room, except the 3 first rows in the ground and some hard fans on the balconee (as us) the ambiance was quiet (too quiet, imo) and really grew with the appearance of LBM and musicians of the original show of Graceland. I have to admit it was a great great great moment! All the crowd enjoy solo moments of LBM, Hugh Masakela and Thandiswa Mazwai. After their performances, the show returns to Paul and, as in the first part, it was great, so great. One more time, he moved all songs with new rythms, new works. There was a little problem with the sound (like last year) but I´ve forgot now !
I have to add : the 3 women ´background vocals´ were wonderful : wonderful voices !
Alain had registered some moments with his camera ; hope he will succeed to share that with us.
you have to know : we left Brussels so happy, so happy, so happy to enjoy this beautiful show : what a work for all of them to offer such happyness!).

Review by:
Laurent Franken

I had no time to post this before. The concert in Forest National has been a huge success. The venue was full. A lot of fans from everywhere in the country. What a huge performance from everybody. It was an authentic gala, with the several parts, the different patterns of musicians.
What an honnor to have taken part of that celebration.
Thanks Paul!