I was lucky enough to catch a couple words with M.I.A. before the show. I’m a huge dork, but she’s pretty. Maya said Missy Elliott was at her last show, and that Missy was carrying around a dog in a bag. I said it would be hot if she did a record with Missy (duh). And M.I.A. was all like “I didn’t even know Missy listened to me.” It was so cute… and humble. She’s so nice and down to earth. Seriously. I was kind of surprised.
I don’t normally walk up to random strangers that I adore from afar.. but I seriously kind of just bumped into her on the street… and said what the hell. And I’m glad I did.
Diplo isn’t with the show anymore. She said DJ Contra (is that right?) will be filling his shoes. Is there more to this story? Or is Diplo just off doing his own thing for a while? Rumors, rumors, rumors…
Took a video of “Bucky Done Gun”.
Dude, it’s like 100mb.. so I’m yousending it for now. I know nothing about video so if anyone knows how to shrink it down, I’m willing to host it here on this server.. let me know. The sound is kinda shit.. but what do you expect from a digi camera?
The show was crazy. She had so much energy and was working the crowd so well.. she was a pro. I’ve read a lot of so-so reviews about her live performances… but whatever was missing before isn’t missing now. She was dead on. She really killed it.
Miss Cherry, her backup dancer/singer, was amazing. I am in love with her. She’s great. Her voice was so hot during “Sunshowers.”
Oh. And here is the the setlist for those who care about those things.
I left after the first song (“Beat Connection”) of LCD Soundsystem. They sounded great… and I am a fan. But I was too tired and hungry and I still have this cold… and I just really wanted to go home. Oh well. Next time.