LFP #62 Relationships, Memories and UK Live Music: Queen at Live Aid, Fleetwood Mac Breakups, JK Rowling Citing, and Sweat-drenched Mclusky Shows

Live Fix Podcast

Dec 9 2023 • 1 hr 31 mins

In this episode we connect with fellow concert fan, columnist and editor Holly Thomas. Join us as we explore:

  • The UK live music experience and our shared passion for Freddie Mercury and Queen and dive into Mercury’s transcendent Live Aid performance.
  • Holly’s first concert experience with her father seeing The Dixie Chicks when she was 10
  • Holly’s memories seeing Fleetwood Mac at 24, with the show experience backdropped by an emotional breakup backstory.
  • Witnessed live performances by Rihanna and Amy Winehouse at the Brit Awards and Lollapalooza. The anxiety they felt about Rihanna's well-being due to her party-filled lifestyle before the event.
  • The tension and potential for magic when band members challenge each other, as well as the stress this creates for those in supporting roles.
  • The influence of personal relationships and experiences on the music created.

Artists discussed during the show:

  • Fleetwood Mac
  • Amy Winehouse
  • Beatles
  • Rihanna
  • The Chicks
  • Freddie Mercury and Queen
  • Mclusky
  • Lady Sovereign