This song has been on my heart, in my head and on repeat in the car… it’s so simple, but it really says what I am feeling right now… I want more, I want to be more on fire, I want to change the world, I want to love more, I want to give more, I want more of Him and less of me… and I don’t really want it to go any time soon… so it is a continual prayer over my life…
There’s no place I would rather be,
There’s no place I would rather be
Than here in your love
Here in your love
Set a fire down in my soul,
That I can’t contain, that I can’t control
I want more of you God
I want more of you God
Tonight I am off to see John Farnham in concert with Lionel Richie. Now before you start going on and on and on about John Farnham and his last time… that is exactly what I am about to talk about, so just stop, take a breath and calm your farm.
I feel like this is something that I have wanted to explain, tried to explain many many many times but usually get cut off, because no one really wants to hear it, no one cares that John Farnham’s ‘Last Time’ tour was in fact a Last time… it just wasn’t the way you all think. The ‘Last Time’ Tour was the last tour John Farnham did that went Australia wide, regional cities included… and it really was. Since the ‘Last Time’ I have been to a number of John Farnham concerts… but all of these have been right here in Melbourne… a capital city… and while he may have also done concerts in other states, he didn’t go to Bendigo or Geelong or any other regional cities… why? because he had finished doing that in his ‘Last Time’ tour… It was the last time… he wasn’t trying to be misleading or annoying… or to become a never ending joke… he was actually doing his last full-scale national tour. “The Last Time” was the title track of the album he released prior to the tour… and it is still something that he has kept his word on. So stop asking… or even just commenting… it’s getting old!
Besides just as a side note ‘The Last Time’ was actually a song written and originally performed by Mick Jaggar… but you don’t see him coping the same flack… despite the fact that he is still going and the song was released in the 1960s.
Anyway… I feel better now that I have let that out and said my piece… I am off to enjoy the concert in peace… and if needed refer any questions or smart comments right here.
One of the things I love about Dave, is his musical talent – in fact it was because of this that we met. But through no fault of his, (it’s actually all me, and my need to have a go and hang around generally being annoying) I don’t often get to hear him play. And while this is not the way I had planned to cross of ‘hear live music’ off the list, I am really glad that it turned out this way…
On Friday night I attended Dave’s school’s secondary performance dessert – their equivalent of the school concert… The performing arts teachers are also asked to perform, and Dave, coz he is a man of many musical talents, each year plays a different instrument… This year it was a chance for the soprano saxophone to shine… And with a theme of ‘that’s entertainment’ the ultimate combination of Kenny G and George Michael was born… And coz it is just too good not to share… Here it is…
Enjoy a little bit of Davey G…