Monday, January 19, 2009

Elton in Sao Paulo


Elton played his first public concert of 2009 in Anhembi Skol Arena, Sao Paulo, Brazil on January 17 with James Blunt. 

The big surprizes of the night were - Elton's new Lion King jacket, and a big shock in the form of Skyline Pigeon being added in, instead of Pinball Wizard in the encore bracket.

1. Funeral for a Friend/Love Lies Bleeding
2. The Bitch is Back
3. Madman Across the Water
4. Tiny Dancer
5. Levon
6. Believe
7. Take Me to the Pilot
8. Goodbye Yellow Brick Road
9. Daniel
10. Rocket Man
11. Honky Cat
12. Sacrifice
13. Don't Let the Sun Go Down on Me
14. I Guess That's Why They Call it the Blues
15. Sorry Seems to be the Hardest Word
16. Candle in the Wind
17. Bennie and the Jets
18. Sad Songs Say So Much
19. Philadelphia Freedom
20. I'm Still Standing
21. Crocodile Rock
22. Saturday Night's Alright for Fighting

Encores:

23. Skyline Pigeon
24. Your Song


2 comments:

Carlos - Brazil said...

Correct setlist and photos:
http://musica.uol.com.br/ultnot/2009/01/18/ult89u10150.jhtm

Mário Marinato said...

He included Skyline Pigeon because it's his most known song here, even more than Rocket Man or Your Song. It was included on the Brazilian edition of The Rocket Man album.

It's a huge gift for all of us.

I arrived a few minutes ago from his show at Rio de Janeiro, and, gosh, it was amazing.