Wed 29 Nov – Savage GardenSavage Garden
, Affirmation Tour, Nottingham ArenaAffirmation
's second album) had only been out for a matter of months. I was in the height of my obsession with them (and I do still like them a lot), and was utterly thrilled to be going to a concert. It was the first "proper" rock concert I'd been to, and it was utterly incredible.
When we arrived at the Arena, we wandered around a little and found ourselves at the merch stall (I got a programme and a t-shirt). After we'd spent all our money, we toddled into the arena and found our seats. We were sitting at the back on tiered seats, so although we were quite a way away, we had a pretty decent view.
The support act came on at about quarter to eight. They were a Danish girl group called Soap
and were on for about 20 minutes. They weren't great (their first song being 'soap is in the air'!), but weren't bad. There was then a brief break when their props were taken off and the Savage Garden setup was put on.