Hello, Oslo!! It has been so long... But your boy is back. It feels so good to be back! Well, maybe not that good... but yeah, it was too long.
So... what have I missed?
Good to know some things never change.
Well, for me, I returned with a beard... but better. Good, because the Norwegian winter was acting all emo and keeping it cold here.
Also, I made it back in time to go see The Killers at Telenor Arena!
|That's right... Space Age Norwegian Architecture. Terror Dome in the back, Innocuous Store-front facade out front|
I pause here and have to thank Ruter for scrambling extra busses to ensure the to and from trips were only hellish (as opposed to the apocalypse that would've resulted if Daniel Snyder had been given the chance to host the evening). So yeah... appreciate it. The girl who used me as a human shield to avoid a creeper, unappreciated it.
Back to the concert. Telenor was, originally, constructed to host
(Here's where I'd include one of the dozen or so photos that were taken, but the two ladies I was with haven't sent me the pictures yet)
There was a guy in a seat two rows in front of us with his laptop live blogging because he's more about this life than I am.
The show started with all the lights on and little fanfare... I think every band has a song that they don't really enjoy playing anymore, but they have to because it's a staple of their discography (I caught this vibe with "We are Young" at the Fun. show). I bring this up because, again, all the lights were on and there was no warning, The Killers launched into "Mr. Brightside"... like, a really fast version of it.
Most of the crowd was in a "wait... what?" mode.
Things returned to normal speed after that and the show was decent. The problems you might imagine were there (A place built for
Otherwise, it's back to the program, writing this blog, and living the dream in Norway
Alt for Norge
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