[ d e e p P u r . p l e ) The Highway Star

Karlshamn 1999

Another great show with the NEW Purple with guitar god Steve Morse. Almost everything was better than last year even. Except the new intro to Smoke On The Water, that had segments from a lot of different tracks and became too annoying. Then the biggest surprise of the festival was that Ian Gillan had cut his hair. The highlights were "Bludsucker", "Space Truckin'" and "Perfect Strangers". This was the third Purple show for me in 10 months and the fourth in 2 years but I am already looking forward to the next one.

Time: 11.30 p.m. - 1.12 p.m. (108 min)
The Boys Are Back In Town (1 minute of Thin Lizzy)
Pictures Of Home
Vavoom: Ted The Mechanic
Strange Kind Of Woman
         "It's all about Roger's headache, or really some manager from 1969".
Instrumental New with segments of other tracks. [Middle section of "69", not a new song. - Ed.]
Woman From Tokyo
Sometimes I Feel Like "translating this message and go down for a beer" (Screaming)
Watching The Sky
         "We used to visit solarsystems but not with those little tin things they use today".
Space Truckin'
solo Morse
intro Lord
         "That was Lazy and this is NOT".
Back In Black (1 minute of AC/DC)
   intro Morse (with segments of a lot of other tracks)
Smoke On The Water
   intro Lord
Perfect Strangers
Speed King
   duel Morse/Lord
   solo Glover/Paice
Blue Suede Shoes

Encore: 1.14 p.m. - 1.20 p.m.
Highway Star

"I Can Fly"

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