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Air Supply

My first concert was a local/small town type and although I enjoyed it I guess I should feature something that co-MM participants could more likely relate with.

Air Supply has been around since the 80s. Because I was crazy about them when I was a teen, I and my then bf bought front row seats when they performed in Bangkok in 2000. Changes in their looks and voices were evident but I didn't care. They sang many of my faves and that's what mattered. When the band began playing the intro to Making Love Out of Nothing at All, the audience went wild. As well-worn as the description may seem, that's how sentimental Bangkokians behaved that night. Towards the end of this hit the entire Bangkok Convention Hall rose to give them a standing ovation.

After all these years I haven't gotten tired of listening to them. Once I sang along one of their many hits playing off an MP3 and a niece said, "Auntie, you know Someone Who Believes in You? That's our high school graduation song."

Personally, there's something nostalgic about aging soft rock stars. Fab, old Australian duo. They gave one happy fan a lovely evening reminiscing beautiful memories.

~ Musical Monday is brought to you by Jori and Diane ~


I also have nostalgic feelings about Air Supply. :o)
Diane said…
yep, still good, even after all those years!!
Run DMT said…
Can't say I get the same feeling from Air Supply. LOL Oh well. To each her own, right? ;-) But I do love soft rock.

Speaking of soft rock...A GF and I were discussing Matt Kearney the other day. I called him alternative and she called it adult contemporary. I said, "Oh no. I am too young for adult contemporary. Let's label him adult alternative." LOL See, to each her own. ;-)
Amy said…
I have never heard of air supply before. Have a great day.
Well, my first "official" concert was one put on by my high school teachers, but, I didn't dare feature that one! LOL Love Air Supply!

Happy MM!
OMG I love Air Supply. "I'm lying alone with my head on the phone, thinking of you 'til it hurts. I know you hurt too, but what else can we do..." Wow talk about memory lane!
Denise said…
Hubby & I LOVED Air Supply, we wore out several of their cassettes, but never managed to see them in concert.

I saw a VH1 interview type thing with them a few years ago & was thrilled that they are still singing.

Happy Music Monday!!!
Carleen said…
Love, love, love Air Supply! They were a staple for me during the teen years.
Beth said…
I love Air Supply! I like most of their songs! I especially like Every Woman in the World and Come what may. :)
Anonymous said…
Geeze take me back to high school! What a great first concert that must have been!
Anonymous said…
I really enjoy Air Supply Good choice my friend ;) Aloha
Mimi said…
Love them. I saw a very romantic open air concert of theirs in the 1980's with my first real boyfriends. Listening to them in the dark, with my first love is a great memory!
Valerie said…
I absolutely love Air Supply. I often listen to them still. I never have got to see them though. Thanks for posting one of my favorite songs too! (Making Love Out Of Nothing At All)

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