For a man who allegedly had his drugs delivered in mars bars when he fronted Black Sabbath in the 80s, the person we see before us these days is every inch the healthy, fit, wiser, stronger person that over the last few years, we have come to love immensely.
Coming on stage to the backing tape of ‘My Generation’ by another institution The Who, with the immortal line “I hope I die before I get old”, it has to be said that Sir David of Coverdale is looking quite spritely.
The last concert of the band’s current European tour sees them bringing one of the most theatrical stage shows I think I’ve seen in a long time. Not wanting to be outdone, a large portion of the crowd have dressed up as well. There are spiders, tattoos, leather, boots with soles adding a good six inches to the wearers height and lastly to give the event a truly gothic feel, a guy dressed in a bright yellow banana suit.