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Live Shows / Re: 11/15/15 Cleveland, OH - Music Box Supper Club (Review)
« on: November 18, 2015, 12:25:00 pm »
I think what happens is she just uses the same set and doesn't play the same songs. I know she's done this in the past. But you're correct, she played Tall Tales and not FWF. She played that the night prior in Pittsburgh.  I'm working on putting my review up but I just can't get good wifi connection to upload my videos. Nice review I was at this show front row!!

Live Shows / 11/9/2015 -- A&R Music Bar Columbus, Ohio (review)
« on: November 11, 2015, 11:14:20 am »
Here is my quick recap of last night's show in Columbus, Ohio. It was at the A&R Music Bar; a rather grunge like bar that was kinda cozy (if you're into that sort of thing). Vanessa was perfect as always and Skye was fantastic.  She was borderline drunk (and by this I mean she called herself "mom drunk" at one point). Victor was not with her but she had the wiener flag posted at Skye's little table. He will be on the road with the group starting in NYC, according to Vanessa.  The set was pretty similar to the other shows, EXCEPT she played Who's To Say instead of Hands On Me and I was in tears (it's one of my faves from Harmonium).  She played Matter of Time and In our Time with John. I wanted to save on phone battery, so I only got videos of the Liberman tracks, and some of my other favorites.

V also referred to her set last night as a big sandwich, with Liberman being the roast beef meaty section of the show.  Overall, her mood was fantastic and she was great as always. Probably because she was kinda drunk.

That's pretty much it. I don't have my set list on me now but I'll upload it later. Here are the videos I did take! Enjoy! carousel white houses
Who's to say willows swords
Operator blue pool
Nothing something
Matter of time

Live Shows / Re: 11/15/15 Cleveland, OH - Music Box Supper Club
« on: November 04, 2015, 04:30:42 pm »
I am coming from Pittsburgh with a friend or else I'd offer to drive!!! See you there though!!! Make sure to come say hi, I always love meeting new Nessaholics!!

So excited about the shirt! I love the design.

Probably going to get a shirt and a hoodie at the Toronto show :'). Do you remember if it has a zipper?

yeah it has a zipper down the front. it doesn't look like the best material though. it seemed to be very small and material that would shrink after one wash and dry.

Skye was the only one with her at the show and I would imagine he'll just be touring with her unless John and someone else join. Well, minus her opening act Josh Hyslop.

OH yes!!! She has two new things for the merch table: that shirt and it's the same print on a hoodie. They look rather small though...

Live Shows / 10/29/2015-- Live @ Ludlow Garage, Cincinatti, Ohio (Review)
« on: October 30, 2015, 09:58:47 am »
Okay guys, here is my review of the show.  It was the first show of the Liberman tour and it was at the Ludlow Garage in Cincinatti, Ohio.
I'll try my best to write what I remember for each song, forgive me if it's not the most appealing review  :-\

So, to start off the evening, I arrived at the venue which apparently had just underwent renovations for the past year and let me tell you guys this was a classy venue.  It was in this basement of this bar restaurant place and it was so cozy looking and just warm and inviting.  When I arrived at the will-call, apparently they had been waiting for me (or knew who I was just from where I was coming from.) since I drove from Pittsburgh to Cincinatti. The girls at the will-call were so excited that I came so far to see Vanessa and I was super pumped they were all happy for me.  Fast forward to before the show and what happens...?? I win the meet and greet with Vanessa!  Soooooo crazy but it was fantastic!  We spent a short bit of time backstage chatting and talking about her set tonight and her trip to Japan.  She was kinda all over the place and changing outfits so she didn't say much but she remembered me from previous shows!  Skye and I talked about the Japan trip.  They played a show or two in Okinawa, for soldiers and sailors (I immediately thought she obviously had to sing More Than This.) and talked about what songs they were playing tonight.  He mentioned playing Fairweather Friend (they didn't play that btw) and a few other oldies but goodies.  So, wrapping up the backstage time, I was dumb and completely forgot my Liberman CD at home for her to sign but I said I'd see her out on the road again.  She was radiant by the way, dressed in such a lovely black outfit with the cutest dark blue leather jacket (I pay attention to the small details like that).

Onto the good stuff... the set list.

OH.... before I forget, her opening act, Josh Hyslop was fantastic and a great singer (also very attractive haha).


Started off with some oldies but goodies:
Carousel w/Learning To Fly Intro- beautiful as always.
Handsome (Hands on Me but my set-list literally says "Handsome") she made a joke about it and so did Skye.
Tall Tales - Surprised to hear her play this. Nonetheless, it was wonderful and Skye was on point.
White Houses - New intro w/Skye was super cool. Always gives me chills when she sings this and also makes me cry a bit.  She prefaced the song with the story about how she didn't write the bridge of the song and how it traumatized Edmund.

Vanessa invited us to fast forward into the future of her musical catalog, to the Liberman era and played a good bit from the album.

Take it Easy - she used the backgrounds from Liberman during the live performance and Skye did his cool techno violin stuff that was wicked as always!
Willows - No super long intro like in previous songs, but great performance.  Talked about how this song was inspired by her parents and her home from her childhood.
7 Swords - Story behind the song is that everyone has different sides to them; like a sword and we can choose which side we want to be at any given time.  I really love her concept behind the song.  Trippy and awesome just like the record.
Operator - I was sooooo excited to hear her play this live for the first time and it was FANTASTIC!!  She made it as close to the record as possible and the performance was great.
Blue Pool - great performance of the song. I think she was struggling to hear the reverb or something from the speakers so she could play with the backgrounds.  At one point I think she stopped playing the piano so she wouldn't forget the chords to the song!!
Nothing Something - (shortened on my set-list) she talked about her grandfather and how he changed his last name from Liberman to Lee and how Ralph Lauren changed his last name from Lipschitz. She also talked about the infamous "boob" Liberman painting and how she wrote 8 of the 10 songs on the album staring at the painting.
River - I still wished she recorded the album version more similar to the live version, which brings me to tears and just makes me feel all the things. But love both versions obviously.
Bride - Talked about how she wrote this prior to getting married and having Sid.  Also mentioned that John knows about the song.
ATM - Referred to this as "an old chestnut" because she wrote it at 16.  She talked about how some guy wrote a review for Liberman at a big magazine company and said "This sounds nothing like ATM." Vanessa's response was "Of course not! That was Ballerina Vanessa, this is older mature Vanessa."  Great performance as always

Get Good- Didn't think she was going to play it but she came back on stage and said she forgot her nice leather jacket then sat down and dazzled us with this song.
Marching Line - Closing song was great as always. Such a timeless one and one of my favorites from ROTR.

The show was fantastic and I enjoyed every minute of it!  I'll post my videos and pics/set-list once I get them all uploaded!  Hope you guys enjoy! =)

Here are my videos: (I appreciate it if a certain somebody wouldn't rip them off as their own.) That's all.
To save on my phone battery, I didn't record Carousel, Tall Tales or Handsome. =) I also apologize for the shitty quality, my wifi blows at my house so I uploaded them from my phone. I'll try for better quality for future shows.

White Houses -
Take it Easy -
Willows -
7 Swords -
Operator -
Blue Pool -
Nothing Something -
River -
Bride -
Get Good -
Marching Line -

I posted my pics to the Phantom Friends FBOOK Page =)

I don't have the sheets but I know the chords. Super easy!
G minor -B flat major c major to e flat. I'll post a little tutorial on my YouTube when I get back home!

Live Shows / Re: 11/15/15 Cleveland, OH - Music Box Supper Club
« on: September 15, 2015, 02:37:45 pm »
OK. Just bought my ticket to this one and well... in my 10+ years of being a NESSAholic, this will be my first concert and I am so psyched, you have no idea.

Anyone else making it to this?

I'll be at this show! I'm going to both Ohio shows and the Pittsburgh one! =)

Live Shows / Re: 12/11/15 Washington DC - Howard Theatre
« on: September 11, 2015, 01:46:59 pm »
I might attend this show!

General Vanessa Carlton Discussion / Re: Liberman
« on: September 10, 2015, 10:31:12 am »
I will be attending at least 5 of the shows! The ones in Ohio, and PA and hopefully the DC show. See you guys out there!

General Vanessa Carlton Discussion / Re: Liberman leftovers
« on: July 30, 2015, 05:57:44 pm »
a deluxe would be nice. maybe there'll be a rarity album someday. i do wanna hear moneymaker though, but i feel like that would've fit better when the album was in the euphoria stage.

you do know moneymaker is now called operator, right?

you do know that was posted in april, when nobody knew operator even existed, right?

true but hopefully by now most fans would've realized it's operator  :P

General Vanessa Carlton Discussion / Re: Liberman leftovers
« on: July 28, 2015, 11:46:22 am »
a deluxe would be nice. maybe there'll be a rarity album someday. i do wanna hear moneymaker though, but i feel like that would've fit better when the album was in the euphoria stage.

you do know moneymaker is now called operator, right?

Vanessa Songs / Lyrics / Sheet Music / Re: Operator Lyrics
« on: July 24, 2015, 10:12:50 am »
I wonder if V realizes she posted the studio version of this on YouTube.
Someone from Phantom Friends shared it on the Facebook page.

General Vanessa Carlton Discussion / Re: Liberman
« on: July 22, 2015, 03:13:51 pm »
I am absolutely in love with Take it Easy even more than when she plays it live.  The overall character of the songs is just amplified and it makes me feel all tingly inside =))))

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