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  1. 14 points
    Ok, I think I'm ready to describe this concert in words. We all waited so much for this first performance, starting the "Revelation Tour". But this concert was a little different from those that will follow. Due to the fact that Shepherd's Bush Empire can only accommodate 2'000 people, Mika did not show us the new scenography. But there were a lot of colorful lights that created a great atmosphere. Yes, colors are Mika's specialty. Since I had a place on the first balcony, I did not stand in a long queue, which began to set up in front of the building very early in the morning. Fortunately, it wasn't raining. Although the temperature around 5 degrees is not nice when you have to spend long hours outside. Me and Zlata, who flew from the Czech Republic, we arrived to a queue at 4pm. MFC fans are very well organized. We prepared two "fan actions": after the first song we were to lift up the cards with the words "We've missed you". During "Tiny Love" we were to show colorful paper hearts and highlight them with our phones. Already in the queue girls distributed most of the stuff. I saved about 80 hearts for distribution on my balcony. And I did the right thing because a lot of people didn't have hearts and I gave away almost all of them. I put them as well on all (still empty) chairs for all VIPs on the left and right. Little later I explained some of them what to do with the hearts. They liked the idea! After entering the hall, I wanted to take a seat on the left or right side of the stage, but unfortunately all these places had pinned cards with the inscription "reserved for ..." I did not notice the name Penniman on any of them. We took the first two chairs on the right in the second row. On the right was only a passage separating us from VIP seats. While waiting for the concert, we listened to music played by two DJs and waited for Mika. Every once in a while I looked at places for guests looking for familiar faces. I recognized one - Mika's little nephew, Paloma's son, Beauregard. He was probably sitting with his father. The concert started around 9pm. Like at the "Tiny Love Tiny Tour" we heard Mika's voice talking about the Love that created the whole universe. The first color was yellow: "Love created the Sun. The Sun created us. Yellow is the color of the Sun. Yellow is the color of Love. " Mika hit the stage with the first sounds of "Ice Cream". He was dressed in a black suit made of soft fabric and a white shirt with black polka dots with frills around the neck and cuffs. Immediately after he stopped singing, we raised our cards with the words "We've missed you." Mika looked at us for a long time, smiling, then bowed deeply. He wanted to start another song, but the audience shouted "Mika, Mika, Mika" !!!! Here is Zlata's video. I was not filming. I wated to show my piece of paper to Mika so much Before the song "Dear Jealousy," Mika admitted that jealousy made him return on stage. He was jealous of the Mika he used to be, so he decided to finish the new album and return on stage. Yellow is the color of love, but it is also the color of jealousy. Then there was songs "Relax", "Origin of Love", and after them, for the first time performed on stage "Platform Balerinas". Mika and Max performed a "choreographic" arrangement. Of course they missed some steps and Max got a kick from Mika because he was just back to him :-) Before the next song, Mika told us to close our eyes and move to a certain place in our imagination. I already knew it was an introduction to the song "Big Girl". And Mika once again jumped over the barrier and entered between the audience to sing and dance with people. An unforgettable moment for those fans who are next to him! After returning on the stage, Mika sat down to the piano. We heard the first sounds of "Tiny Love". We took out our paper hearts and turned on the lights in our mobile phones. The whole room was filled with colorful lights. Thank you @Emily2b for mentioning that he closed his eyes. I did not see it from far. I hope he was surprised while opening his eyes Mika went to the first row and took a yellow heart from one of the fans and waved it during the song. Then he dropped it on the floor ... because at the moment when Mika was to sing "My name is Michael Holbrook, the woman from the music video" Tiny Love " - Ronke – appeared on the stage. We all started to shout with joy. Ronke stood behind Mika and put her hands on his eyes. Then she moved her arms simultaneously with Mika. Sometimes their gestures were synchronized, sometimes it looked like Mika had four arms. Then she left, majestically. With the last words of the song, Mika picked up a yellow heart from the stage and sang "we are giants with our tiny, tiny love" and showing it to us. I found this video on Youtube. Someone sitting just a row behind me on the left posted it. You can see my blue heart in the right low corner.And VIPs with hearts as well I recorded fragments of songs but I tried to watch the show and feel every single second. Two next songs made me put down my mobile and listen to "Blue" and "Underwater". I was about to start spread soap bubbles. But it was so wonderful to be able to look at Mika, listen to him and sing with him that the soap bubbles became not important at all. But then I heard the beginning of "Sanremo" and I turned my camera on again. For the first time Mika sang this song on stage. During the chorus, Mika was teasing Tim and tried to dance with him. He even grabbed his butt :-) The voice of Max singing in the background beautifully composed with Mika's voice. They both sang a part of the song standing close together. Yes, Max sings in this song almost all the time. Voice synchronization is great. It's „Tomorrow's” turn. Of course, everyone sings with Mika. The room is filled with tiny patches of light circling the walls and auditorium. Beautiful view. As if we were under water. Mika sits down to the piano again. We hear this characteristic sound that resembles the sound of a train on the tracks. "Lollipop". But before the song begins, Mika begins to talk about the fact that here, not far from Shepherd's Bush, one "motherf****r" dumped him at five o'clock in the morning. The audience starts doing boooo ... (You can listen to this on my Audio recording – at 50 minutes) The whole concert audio is here. Maybe some native speaker could translate the whole speach. I did not get everything. 2019-11-10 London.mp3 Then when we hear the beginning of "Popular Song". Mika disappears from the stage. Finally he is back and we see that he changed his shirt. This time it is in red polka dots. Mika starts to move his hips and says, "I'm on Shepherd's Bush stage and I am dancing in my grandmother's blouse." It's „Happy Ending” turn. With the words "little bit of love," fans raise their arms with their hands arranged in the shape of a heart. Some keep paper hearts up. Finally, silence falls in the room. Mika puts the microphone away and sings acapella a fragment of the song. It also begins to be a tradition. Mika slowly lies down on the floor and silences the audience. I already know that this is an introduction to "Love Today". I can't listen to this song while sitting in my chair. I put my phone down and go to the passage next to the VIP seats. I start dancing with others. I have a lot of space around me, but I happen to touch the person behind me. After a while I recognize Paloma. She holds Beauregard in her arms. The child is tired and sleepy. One of the VIPs gets up from her seat and suggests Paloma to sit down. Paloma stands beside me (on my right) but does not sit down. We smile at each other. I'm starting to look at the boy. I have flashing bracelets on both hands. I take off one of them and put it on Bobo's little hand. I show him how to switch the light. After a minute Bobo was not sleepy anymore and again began to watch the scene holding a flashing green bracelet in his hand. I go into a crazy dance with the rhythm of "Love Today", "We Are Golden", "Grace Kelly". Even Paloma began to sway and sing. At "Tiny Love reprise" and "Stay High" we all jumped up and down and we wanted to be "high" !!!!!! It was the end of the concert. We slowly began to collect our things. Bobo wanted to give me the bracelet back, but I told him it was a gift and he could keep it. He was very shy. When we were heading to the exite I passed in front of Paloma and Yasmine, who joined her. I greeted them and went outside. We wanted to wait for Mika, and I still had to go to the hotel for the gifts I brought for him. Fortunately, our hotel was right next door, so after 10 minutes me and Zlata we were back in a group of fans waiting next to the venue. It turned out that there were two places where people were waiting for Mika. But he came to both groups. Unfortunately, there were many of us and Mika gave only a few autographs to people who were standing right next to the barrier. I was happy seeing some colorful hearts signed by Mika ❤️ I was only able to give my gift bag to a bodyguard. And after a while Mika left. There was already a truck in front of the venue, to which the equipment from the stage was packed. Paloma, her partner, Yamine, Bobo and Mika got into the cars and drove away. And I came back to the hotel with my head in the clouds. At 5 am I had to go to the airport. But whatever. I was so charged with positive energy (Mikaenergy) that I didn't feel tired at all. In one month I will see a concert in Lille! This time there will be a new scenography and a new show. See you soon, Mika !!!! 106 Platform Balerinas.mp4 110 Sanremo.mp4 113 Popular Song.mp4 115 Happy Ending Acapella.mp4
  2. 12 points
    Since there is none (yet), I decided to do a little gig report. We arrived from Barcelona at the day of the gig and I ended up getting number 19 which gave me hope for a good spot, yet I was a little worried about front row because this number could be exactly where the border to second row is. However, we had a good time meeting old and new friends and laying in the sun to fight the cold in the shadow. In the contrary to Barcelona where everything was very smooth and the venue-staff were really, really organized, in Madrid we didn't get to see security until only shortly before the doors were opened. There were no barriers at all. They made us line up in rows of three first about twenty minutes before doors. 15 minutes later they decided they'd prefer lines of two. Add those to the non-existing barriers and the fact that there was no special area for handicapped guests you can guess how the doors were. No wonder the person with number four on their hand ended up in second row, just like us. Having travelled and toured for some days now it got me really frustrated. I partly blame that on my lack of sleep and my upcoming cold as well. The DJ this time was really good, she even got me up to sing and dance along. The majority of the audience seemed to enjoy the little party until finally the intro with Mika's voice started. The crowd was on fire from the first second. But at least in my area no one from the back was being pushy at all which I found really amazing. People just sang along, danced and had fun. Mika was in a good mood, though I could notice that tiredness had kicked in for him as well. I even noticed him coughing one or two times and immediately worried I could have shared my cold with him. But since we hadn't cuddled up and I even muted during the m&g in Barcelona, I guess I'm not the one to blame here. However, he obviously enjoyed being the great entertainer that he is. There still was zero decorations and even though I'm really looking forward to seeing the full show he always prooves that he doesn't need any props, special effects or confetti. My guess is that not a single person in the audience had the feeling that something was missing. He sang Live your Life again and skipped Sanremo just like he had done in Barcelona. I think the setlist must have been the same for both Spanish gigs. But there was one small and important difference: Becks (What's your MFC-name, girl? ❤️) had prepared Spanish lyrics for Tomorrow. She had given them to a band member before the gig, but it seemed like they hadn't been forwarded to Mika. When he started Tomorrow Becks tried to give them to him but he refused more than once. I tried to convince her to throw the paper on stage, but Becks didn't and did look unhappy. The song ended, lights went off. And then we heard Mika saying 'okay, so give me that thing', coming to Becks' direction. Someone was over the moon while Mika tried to sind (he mostly read) those lyrics. The audience was really happy about his attempt to speak-sing in Spanish. During Big Girl he came to the audience and decided to enter exactly between us. We had a big plastic bag full of coats that I tried to put away once I realised what was about to happen. I have no idea where I had that stupid bag, but suddenly there was space and Mika stepped on my foot. It didn't hurt at all, I think he noticed and put his weight on the other side, but it was kinda funny This time a security guy followed him through the crowd. But I must say the award of going over barriers and through the crowds cleary goes to Mika. The security guy was not half as elegant. Happy Ending was as always really good and rather touching since quite a few people around me had to think of the last Madrid-gig that we got to share with David. I think it was his last Mika-gig. So there were some tears and it was a bit strange to get back into party mood afterwards. to everyone around David! When Mika eventually left the stage I noticed how people couldn't believe that the gig was over already. It's exactly the feeling I had after all three gigs of this tour. I wonder if the set is actually short if it's just the good time we have? Afterwards we played the guess-the-door-game and some of us got it right, me being one of them. He used a different door to leave than where he had entered. But we could remember form the last time. The way to his car was about five metres long and there were four securities. Now that was impressive! Mika didn't spend much time with the few fans, he signed maybe five things and took two pictures. He was friendly, but you could notice that he wanted to leave. The driver seemed to be really smart because they avoided the actual road where the majority of fans waited and used the space behind the truck and tourbus to get to the street instead. After Mika had left we told the waiting crowd and I even showed some of them a bad-quality-picture I had just took of Mika leaving. But most of them still didn't believe us. Now I know how security staff must feel when they try to convince fans that stars have already left. Oh well, I hope they didn't wait too long afterwards and decided to curl up in the warmth somewhere. Our night ended at the local Burger King where I had to say good bye to @RAK1 and Becks (I stil don't know your name on here, woman!). Thank you both and all the other lovely people for the really cool day we had and for cheering me up when entering the venue Now real life is calling, but luckily I can get back into the Mikaworld in a bit over a week again. I'm already looking forward to that. I'm undecided what the best way of sharing photos these day is. So far I upload some of them over at Instagram where you can find me under @saslib. Not sure if it's possible to insert them here somehow or if I should make another upload? Ideas welcome!
  3. 12 points
    Well, what a fantastic night that was!!! Mika was in such a good mood, and great form. From the moment he stepped on that stage you could just feel the audience's enthusiasm and how he was feeding off that, so the chemistry was great. We had balcony tickets for level 1 and got there late because we really didn't want to put ourselves through the torture of crazy queuing up all day 😅 and even though we only waited outside for a bit if was freezing! Clearly the people who had queued all day are made of far sturdier stuff than I am, since I'm certain that I would have ended up with frostbite or something if I'd tried that 🤣 Anyway, we managed a great seat on the second row of the balcony, which I was chuffed with. We had a really great view and as this is a small venue, it felt very much like we were totally 'there' with Mika and everyone else. What can I say that hasn't been said yet about his set, it was excellent. I absolutely ADORED Platform Ballerinas live, as it's just fantastic: full of life, rhythm, catchy...I loved it!!! I also really enjoyed San Remo and missed Paloma, as I would have loved to hear that one. The rest of new songs that he did I saw in Montreal in September but I loved hearing them live again. Dear Jealousy is one of my favourites of the new album and so is Tiny Love. It was very special to see the Tiny Love performance with the lady and I just adore the feeling that he clearly puts into it when he sings this song. At the end we ran off in order to make trains, etc as we figured that the chance of seeing Mika outside would be minimal, since the London gigs always seem to end up with crazy amounts of people mobbing him which was a shame because I would have loved to say hi and thanks for the show, but what can you do, eh. I would have also liked to see some people who I knew were going to be there and I haven't seen in a while, but since they were standing and we didn't cross paths it didn't happen this time ☺️ In any case we went back home on a big high from an amazing evening and from seeing Mika himself so happy with the atmosphere and how the crowd reacted to him. Please come back soon Mika, we miss your shows big time 😍 I took 4 videos only, so here they are in case anyone is interested Relax: Tiny Love: Platform Ballerinas: San Remo:
  4. 11 points
    An amazing fantastic unforgettable night. Now off to Madrid. I'm in a cloud.
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  6. 8 points
    Mika as vocal coach for Fiorello on VivaRaiPlay! on RAI 1: https://www.raiplay.it/video/2019/11/Fiorello-VivaRaiPlay-terza-puntata-dd62ac59-106d-4db8-bad7-5dd5f39b6e36.html
  7. 8 points
    ATTENTION MIKA FANS: Several of you have written to us asking about someone on Facebook or on Instagram pretending to be MIKA. Please know that this is NOT really Mika - he will not contact you privately in this way. Mika is not starting an account for his "best" fans, and he is NOT asking for money for you to join a private fan club. If someone saying that they are Mika contacts you like this, please take a screen shot of the message and send it to us here at Mika Fan Club. Please make your Mika fan friends aware of this, too! Be suspicious and cautious of anyone who asks you for your personal information or, worse, money! Mika Fan Club will not ask you for money to join -- it is free and open to all Mika fans. If you have any questions at all, please write to us here, or send us an email at mfcregister@gmail.com
  8. 7 points
    Awh he wasn’t speaking that much, but when he saw me he skipped a few people and came to me and spoke to me, then went back as I left to let others forward cx Paloma also walked past with Beauregard and they said hi to a few people while walking past everyone and Beauregard was even giving a few high-fives!
  9. 7 points
    Sorry I took so long, but here is my report about La Cigale It came as a total surprise that I was able to go to la cigale. I had met Florine, a sweet Mika fan on MFC and welcomed her and we became friends instantly. She played for her and for me to get tickets. And she won for her, then for me. I'll never thank her enough. I was so overjoyed even though I knew it would be complicated to go...but I managed even though it's always tricky to negociate with my husband but it was so worth it Several dreams of mine came true on that very special night We left at 1 PM , I live 500 kms from Paris and there were demonstrators on the street with trucks blocking some roads....thanks to gps we could get there by smaller roads and not long before the doors opened. I was so happy to meet lots of MFCers who had been queing since the morning and hug them and talk with them finally I told the security guy I was staying there to be able to chat, but that I would wait for my turn to get in and he was very nice. I must say it was so much better organized than at The Voice. The first rows began to go in. After a while the security guy said I could go in too. I thanked him and I dropped my little bag so my phone kissed the floor and it still works but the screen is into pieces now...but I didn't mind, I was so happy I was going to go in the balcony because as much as I would have loved to dance with everyone downstairs, my knees don't allow me to do that anymore. I left my bag (with the chicken and heart shaped confetti) at the coat check but on the balcony I thought it would have not been a good thing to try and show the chicken to Mika as it would have bothered people behind me... Once seated, we waited. There was a DJ then a young woman singing rap. At some point there was an extra guest singing with her and I think it was doc gyneco, a French rapper whose first album I still love. The sound was not good but I knew it would be fixed before Mika's turn came. Mika always makes sure the sound is good I recorded the sound of the concert with one phone https://drive.google.com/file/d/16nRTdZYyoHXnlcZGJBEQkxBu2lAKi8jn/view and with my other phone (the one that fell on the floor) I took a few short videos but some ended up in my sd card by mistake I shared a few on instagram before though https://www.instagram.com/p/B3cOQVmIW2E/?igshid=c365pb9t3xdt The show started with Mika's voice talking about the creation of the world from colors. Each song was then introduced by a color. Yellow for the color for love, green for jealousy, and what is the color of sin when something starts with a sin, but then you realize it was not a sin anymore but when desire and sin are the same what is the color? it is pink and pink is the color of the origin of love (and he sang Origin of Love It have no words to describe all the energy Mika had and how close to the audience he was. Fans who had their hands on the stage could have had them stepped on by Mika. And he was on fire. The setlist was wonderful Underwater live was so good It moved me so much I wanted him to sing Tomorrow as it is my fav song and he did He was also wearing red which is my fav color. It was just him and the fans, the music and the lights The only props were the ones the fans had brought and it turned out super sweet For Ice Cream a giant inflatable ice cream was thrown to Mika who played with it a bit, then threw it back. There were also confettis during Tomorrow and red heart shaped balloons that Mika had fun bursting with his feet. He was simply giving himself to the audience, flesh and soul and it felt so strong I wished I had been in hell with him (by the stage) as he said heaven was too quiet (the balcony) and he chose hell, I really wanted to burn in hell with him and I knew he was going to be within the fans when he said that...although he said we didn't know I sure did...if I still had good knees and if I could have found the big good gone girl blue top I had made for myself to wear I would have been in Mika's heavenly hell.... But it was an absolute wonder to see him interacting with the audience, all the time he was singing Big Girl (You are beautiful) and dancing with each single fan and touching hands with everyone It was an ocean of love and it was beautiful to see that huge wave of love from the balcony. I hope he felt the love pouring from up there too, but I think he did as he even managed to make eye contacts with people up there. He is magic. The setlist had almost all my favorite songs in it and happy ending when he sang a capella was an absolute delight What else can I say except that it was too short...and I'm so glad I can relive this wonderful concert thanks to my audio and the videos. I just realised it hadn't been a dream listening to the audio yesterday After the show I found Florine and her brother again and many many other fans I have always wanted to meet so it was magic too We hugged and hugged and hugged and everyone was so happy and excited talking about they had danced with Mika during Big Girl (You are beautiful) and touched his hands. It was a very very happy moment as always when Mika fans finally end up meeting after sharing so much online La cigale people were very kind and told us where the door for the artists was so we all gathered and waited there for Mika. The street was very narrow, the sidewalk was dirty, and we had to be in the street and kind of blocked the traffic. Elviraaa kept saying: don't step into s*** Suddenly Mika was out (dangerously close to step in the s***) and Elviraa warned him too He smiled and said good night and walked to his car. I think it lasted a minute or two. He had two body guards glued to him (they had to as the sidewalk was so narrow) and I saw him bent his head (he was talking with fans but I didn't realize it then) Then I saw him in front of me in a split second like the sun coming out of the clouds. I had had a major water leak at my house so I had to clean, throw away and sort out lots of things and in that process I had found the two proof of my book of love poems which I have always wanted to give to Mika, some are based on him and my book is dedicated to him. In Paris I was about to give it to him when brainless people had literally jumped on him and he had had to retreat to his car and go. I had baked chocolatechip cookies but I overcooked them so I decided I would bring him my book instead as it might have been the reason why I found it. So I handed him my book telling him I had written it and he took it The next day I saw on the video that he smiled to me and said thank you, but I was so overwhelmed by emotion and it went so fast that I didn't even know he had. I only realized that my book was in his hand and I cried a fountain with happiness exactly like this emoj. Florine turned to me and was shocked to see me like this and I told her Mika had taken my book that I had been wanting to give to him for so long (It was published in 2014) There are many Mika related writings in it like Good Gone Curls and a poem for Mika and Paloma. I really hope he reads it. As I'm writing this I'm crying again with emotion. So many Mika dreams came true on that night. It was my first Mika private gig. I met a bunch of Mika friends I had been wanting to meet and hug. And he left with my book in his hand. If I had had Mika's MFC birthday I would have been able to hand it to him as well on that night, but there was no way I could have known about that concert, nor that I was going to be able to be there or meet Mika briefly after the gig. And it went much too fast to tell him about it. But I have videos of it and I'll try to show them to him if I get lucky enough to talk with him at some point. Guys, all Mika dreams can come true if you wait long enough. I will ask the French girls who took pics and a video if they are ok with me sharing them here. Edit: They said yes And I forgot to say we had a drink in a nearby café together after and I got to meet lots more fans like Sweetieval, Céline and meet again with Farnaz, Annik Farnaz many, many more I love you all guys Then I took a taxi with Florine and her brother as we were staying in the same hotel. And the next morning I got to hug Florine again before she caught her train home. I think I only realized this wonderful day really happened for real last Sunday as I drove to the beach listening to my sound recording of the concert full blast in my car and feeling so happy I forgot to say Mika's family was in the audience as in Bercy which was really sweet Mika la cigale livre.mp4
  10. 6 points
    As long as you only think it and don't say it, you can escape the Naughty Corner
  11. 6 points
    Buonasera MFCers! @Anna Ko Kolkowska sta organizzando una FA per il concerto di Londra. Durante Tiny Love, sarebbe di grande effetto alzare tanti cuori colorati, illuminati con le torce dei nostri cellulari. Vi posto quelli che ha ritagliato lei... Ne ha creati un centinaio, ma l'obiettivo è raggiungere i 1000/1500. Basta piegare un foglio A4 per ricavarne 2. Buon lavoro!
  12. 6 points
    From what I understand, Mika said that Giordana's outfit wasn't the best choice for her, because it looked like an outfit from San Remo 20 years ago, he was shocked that she is under 18. Then the other judge told him that he is talking about Giordana's outfit, but he is dressed exactly like her, and that he should only talk about the song. Mika said that he knows that, then started to defend his opinion.
  13. 6 points
    I was there and it was probably one of the best day of my life. 🥰 It was the third Mika show for me, the first time I saw him for about 4-5 years. I was so excited and scared at the same time. But all the emotions were gone once he went on stage !! The show was amazing. The crowd was good and Mika...MIKA WAS THE BEST.😍 It was also the first time for me meeting other fans. What an exeperience...it's so beautiful to being able to share our love for an artist especially when it's Mika. Of course I'm a very very shy person and I'm always scared of the people but it was okay because a lot of people who are now my friends, show me that I WAS OKAY. Concerning the show, I know we don't have the same love for all the songs and it's okay. It's something normal. Paloma, Blue, Tiny Love, Sanremo etc...we can't agree on everyting but all that matters is that when Mika sang his songs on stage, it's always a pleasure and a good experience. No matter how much we like or dislike the songs. I'm not a big fan of Blue but I know he's probably gonna sing the song once and I'm okay because it will be something to live and remember !💝 I'm not as good in english as I want to 🤔 but I'm a work i progress. 😛
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    I have just returned to Italy after the concerts in London and in Madrid and I want to thank those who organized the wonderful MFC party: @dcdeb and @mellody! It was great to meet MFCers from all over the world and celebrate the start of the new tour together! Some pictures of the party:
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    PRESS Capital Pictures NOV 10 Mika performing at Shepherd's... 119 images some pics from 119 imges.
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    Attitude December 2019 issue pressreader https://www.pressreader.com/uk/attitude/20191107/page/119/textview PDF file ( page 116,117, 118, 119 / 1.9 MB ) Attitude 12.2019.pdf The Virgin Atlantic Attitude Awards, powered by Jaguar, stormed London’s Roundhouse on Wednesday 9 October, bringing the glam to Camden with our signature blend of worthy award-winners, celebrity presenters and sparkling friends, supporters and sponsors. This year, for the first time in its eight-year history, the event was live-streamed, with Sink The Pink’s Glyn Fussell on hand to chat with stars as they walked the red carpet, before Katherine Jenkins and Tsemaye Bob-Egbe,from the Tina Turner musical, opened the event in style with special performances. After a three-course dinner, the 600-plus guests were fed a baker’s dozen of awards, with pronoun proroguer Sam Smith taking home the top gong as our first-ever Person ofthe Year, presented by non-binary friend and part-time drag queen Tom Rasmussen. The night’s Icon Award was collected by Dame Joan Collins, and rugby star Gareth Thomas gave an emotional speech as he collected the Game Changer Award, just weeks after revealing his HIV-positive status. In the year that the world celebrated the 50th anniversary of New York’s Stonewall Uprising, StonewallInn bartender Tree Sequoia accepted the Activism Award — presented by Dustin Lance Black — on behalf of all those who took part in the rebellion, as he did on that fateful night in 1969. Actor and former cover star Taron Egerton collected the Film Award for Elton John biopic Rocketman, presented by Queer Eye’s devilishly dapper Tan France, while Christine and the Queens bounded on to the stage as the winner ofthe Artist Award. Our Hero Award honoured Ruth Coker Burks, a true ally who cared for hundreds of dying gay men during the Aids epidemic. Appearing via video link to present her award was her friend, the 42nd President of the United States, Bill Clinton. Other winners were Dr Ranj (TV Award), Armistead Maupin (Literary Award), Russell T Davies (Culture Award), and Peppermint (Inspiration Award). Ava Max, winner of the Breakthrough Award, performed her single Sweet but Psycho, and Music Award winner Mika treated guests to a five-song set to close the ceremony, while host Ross Mathews had the audience in fi ts of laughter throughout the evening. There were plenty of sore heads at Attitude Towers the next morning, but we don’t regret a second . To all our winners, we salute you. Time to start planning how to top it next year...
  20. 5 points
    Picture of the day @Mikasister
  21. 5 points
    I like him with leather jackets - although I prefer brown to black. But the hair.... that looks as if he's been playing with the hand dryer again. Combined with hairspray.
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    Well, I guess every ppl have their own interpretation, the only thing I know is that I identify with some verses of the song, so for me it has something to do with fans but I promise if I have the chance to ask him, we will leave doubts.
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    VIDEO Tiny Love VK https://vk.com/video232312753_456240050 Tomorrow VK https://vk.com/video232312753_456240053 A Part of Mika VK https://vk.com/video232312753_456240051 A WHOLE of LIVE - 1 VK https://vk.com/video232312753_456240052 2019.10.24_XF13_LIVE-1_MIKA.mp4
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    I suppose it's this: http://armoryonpark.org/get_involved/2019_gala If anyone's interested, individual ticket prices between $2,500 and $10,000. 😎
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    Marie Claire Italia Dicembre 2019 Pressreader https://pressreader.com/ 🔻 PDF file ( 1.8 MB ) Marie Claire Italia - Dicembre 2019.pdf 100 domande a Mika: il cantante torna sul palco dopo aver messo in ordine le questioni di famiglia 16 Nov 2019 di Davide Burchiellaro RIPARTENZA MIKA IN UN RITRATTO DI FRANÇOIS ROELANTS. IL SUO REVELATION TOUR, PARTITO DA LONDRA, ARRIVA IN ITALIA. DOVE TOCCHERÀ 20 CITTÀ. SARÀ A MILANO, IL PROSSIMO 3 DICEMBRE, AL FORUM DI ASSAGO. Michael Holbrook è il suo vero nome. Pronunciarlo oggi lo fa sentire adulto. E, dopo mesi passati a conoscere meglio papà e mettere ordine in una famiglia di donne, il cantante anglolibanese torna sul palco. Per svelare ciò che ha capito del sesso. E ribadire che contro il trash e la censura si può vincere COME TUTTI GLI ASCENSORI DEI PALAZZI Signorili di Milano, anche quello che sale nella casa di Paloma Holbrook, sorella di Mika, è lento ed emette rumori futuristi. Ma i vocalizzi del cantante (che usa l’appartamento come base milanese) sono più forti, ed è un privilegio sentirli. Il maestro di canto se ne va, la prima domanda delle 100 che seguiranno è obbligata: 1) Scusa, ma i vicini non dicono niente? Nessuno si lamenta ( ride). 2) Anni di silenzio e ora My Name is Michael Holbrook. Un titolo che parla di una crisi d’identità? La questione era diventare adulti. Ho capito che succede a causa di una congiuntura misteriosa. 3) Quindi l’età adulta comincia a 36 anni? No.Magari a 13 o a 60. Non c’è una regola. 4) Il video di Tiny Love, brano dell’ultimo album, pare un tutorial di psicologia femminile. Che in fluenza hanno le donne nella tua vita? Peggio di avere una madre wasp (white-anglo-saxon-protestant, ndr) c’è soltanto avere una madre libanese. E io ce l’ho, si chiama Joanne. Tanto che sono andato adesso a conoscere meglio mio padre, il signor Mike Holbrook che vive in America, in Georgia. Ma l’imprinting femminile è forte. 5) Tre sorelle, Jasmine, Paloma, Zuleika e due golden retriever femmine, Melachi e Amira. Non ti senti circondato? Sì, ma soprattutto fortunato. Nella creazione di un profumo, sono le note femminili a rendere il mix perfetto. 6) Dopo la vacanza con papà sei stato un Mika diverso? Sono diventato Michael Holbrook Penniman, un Mika senza k. 7) Senza k sei più libero? Se qualcuno non mi riconosce, mi presento come Michael e divento una persona come tutte le altre. 😎 Questo è un album denso. Volevi mandare un messaggio universale? Non cerco un riconoscimento universale e posso fregarmene delle strategie commerciali. È un cambio di passo dopo quattro anni di stop e riflessioni. 9) Un bilancio professionale o di più? Di più, un album sincronizzato con la vita. Dentro ci ho messo le sfide di carriera, quelle personali, quelle dell’età, la resilienza della mia famiglia e la morte. 10) La tua famiglia, in due aggettivi è? Tradizionale nello starsi vicini, moderna nell’essere sparsi in giro per il mondo, una comune postmoderna. 11) Qual è stata la scintilla ispiratrice? Di recente se ne sono andate persone che ho molto amato. Perdite che hanno rimescolato la mia vita. 12) Vuoi dirci chi erano? Mia nonna, un punto di riferimento, una persona difficile e di tanti colori. Ha avuto mia mamma a 16 anni e ha sposato giovanissima un sessantenne. Poi se n’è andata mia zia, la sorella di mia mamma, poi la mia adorata governante di Parigi. E infine Isabella, detta Bella. Ha vissuto nella nostra famiglia a Londra. È la mia seconda mamma, a lei devo la mia parte tenera. 13) Come la ricordi? Mi ha lasciato un messaggio tosto: «Vivrai tempi pesanti, affronta tutto con il cuore, ce la farai». 14) Riuscirai a saltellare sul palco cantando un album così sofferto? Ma in questo album c’è tanta vita! È dal confronto con la morte che nascono le sfide vitali. Bella voleva tornare alle stelle. E noi con uno speciale fuoco d’artificio abbiamo inviato lassù le sue ceneri. È stato bellissimo. 15) Da dove è partito il razzo? Non dall’Italia. Qui non è legale sparare ceneri nel cielo. 16) Che cosa succede a un artista in questi mo menti? Capisce che i testi e i tempi della musica sono al servizio delle emozioni più vitali. 17) Avere tre sorelle che fanno lavori creativi ti è servito? Con Paloma che fa la stilista c’è un legame molto forte e lei è stata una fonte di ispirazione, ma anche Jasmine che si occupa di grafica e Zuleika che fa la designer di gioielli hanno avuto e hanno molta influenza. 18) Il viaggio interiore è nemico delle vendite? Se pensi al passaggio di certe persone nella tua vita non puoi certo fare strategie di marketing. 19) In questo percorso hai avuto un lifecoach o uno psicologo? Ho fatto tutto da solo. 20) Che regole ti sei dato? Staccare con il lavoro, tutto il lavoro, incluso il mio finto lavoro. 21) Qual è il tuo nto lavoro? Scrivo, disegno, ballo, recito, canto, chissà qual è il vero lavoro? 22) Il tuo coming out è stato capito in famiglia? Mia madre ha risposto di aver sempre saputo tutto. 23) Quale attività dà più senso alla tua vita? La scrittura. Ho capito che dovevo cambiare perché procrastinavo la scrittura del nuovo album. 24) Come nascono le idee? Scrivendo. Puoi visitare una città da turista, ma se devi scriverne sei costretto a notare i dettagli che possono ispirarti. 25) Chi è la protagonista di Ti ho trovato nel buio? Mia sorella Paloma, che nel 2009 è caduta dal quarto piano ed è rimasta infilzata in un cancello. Questa canzone è stata un duro lavoro, perché dovevo trovare la bellezza in un fatto tragico. Ci ho messo 10 anni a scriverla. 26) Chi è oggi Paloma, per te? Con lei il legame è fortissimo. Aveva molti progetti, come quello di recitare. Ma l’emiparesi sinistra che l’ha colpita alla nascita e poi l’incidente, hanno ucciso i suoi sogni. 27) È vero che sei ossessionato dalle scarpe bianche? Pare proprio di sì ( ride). 28) A chi è dedicata la canzone sulle scarpe da ballo, Platform Ballerinas? Sono scarpe che raccontano il sacrificio femminile, la manipolazione del corpo. Ma anche il lato folle delle donne. 29) Chi ti ha ispirato il pezzo? Geri Halliwell, che ai tempi delle Spice Girls portava ballerine rialzate. E mia sorella Jasmine che fa la stilista e non sa danzare ma ci prova, facendo ridere tutti. 30) Il corpo della donna è diventato un campo di battaglia politico? Lo scandalo è servito a sensibilizzare gli uomini. Anche quelli come me, che non ho mai pensato alla sofferenza di una donna vittima di un ricatto sessuale. 31) Qual è la peggiore discriminazione? Sembra ce ne siano tanti tipi: sessuali, di pelle, di classe sociale, di peso, di altezza. Ma chi ha un atteggiamento discriminante lo applica a tutto. 32) Perché per la canzone Sanremo hai girato un video a Fiume? Ho scelto un regista costoso, W.I.Z., un genio. Per motivi anche economici l’abbiamo girato a Fiume, è una bellissima città e andava bene per il video, che è ambientato nell’Italia degli anni 50. 33) Chi è W.I.Z.? Uno che fa i casting per la strada, gira in bianco e nero e continua a citare Pier Paolo Pasolini. 34) Chi sei in questo video? Un architetto sposato che di notte va a cercare sesso con gli uomini. 35) Secondo te oggi il sesso è censurato? Tutti negano che ci sia censura, perché “c’è Internet, c’è Pornhub”. Che cazzo vuol dire? 36) Il sesso su Internet non ti piace? È facile relegare il sesso nella pornografia invece che sforzarsi di parlarne senza essere bigotti. 37) E come si fa? Ci si potrebbe perfino ispirare alla Rai degli anni 70. Con il bianco e nero c’era meno censura di oggi. 38) Sei nato nel 1983, ti riconosci nell’etichetta millennial? Per carità. 39) Essere stato ragazzino negli anni 90 che cosa ti ha lasciato? Il decennio ha offerto musica mediocre. È stata la decade delle band costruite a tavolino, delle major, della creatività votata al commerciale. Dei 90 salverei soltanto il sesso. 40) Che cosa ha di più quel sesso vintage? In quegli anni star come George Michael hanno potuto parlare di un erotismo libero. I Nirvana ne hanno cantato uno più rabbioso. E poi la presenza scenica di Prince che per questo tour mi ha ispirato molto. È un percorso di emancipazione nato negli anni 80 e terminato nei 90. C’è bisogno di conservarne memoria. 41) Quanto è importante la memoria nel pop? Posso far rispondere Umberto Eco? 42) Che cosa diceva il filosofo? In una lettera a suo nipote scrive: «I tuoi amici che non avranno coltivato la loro memoria non solo non sapranno emergere nelle conversazioni scomode, ma avranno vissuto una vita, la loro propria vita, e non tutte le vite che servono per essere una persona». 43) Secondo te perché Umberto Eco odiava i social? Aveva capito che sarebbero stati il grande magazzino della superficialità. E lo vediamo da come è narrata la sensualità, ovvero: “mi rifaccio le tette, il culo e appendo le foto su Instagram”. 44) Chi è stato il più bravo a dare un valore culturale al sesso? Ci sono stati artisti come Andy Warhol che hanno creato cultura parlando di sesso senza pietire i like sul mercato dell’immagine. 45) C’è gente, da Camille Paglia a Roger Waters, che fa discorsi simili, ma hanno tutti superato i 70, che cosa ne pensi? Che c’è una certa retorica dei vecchi saggi. A volte sono buffi. 46) Roger Waters che al Festival di Venezia alza il pugno chiuso è un attivista credibile? Bisogna chiederglielo quando lui e Jagger salgono sugli yacht di lusso con gli amici milionari russi e vanno a fare scorribande per il Mediterraneo ( ride). 47) L’attivismo ha bisogno di nuove celebrity? Lo chiederei al giovane più figo, cool e sensibile che ho visto al Lido, Timothée Chalamet. 48) Sai essere tagliente, perché non abbiamo notizia di tue ammate sui social network? Perché reagire lì dentro significa sentirsi vulnerabili. Quando leggo certi commenti mi si accende un fuoco di rabbia nella pancia. Ma divento fragile e non voglio pagare questo prezzo per un post. 49) I rapporti sociali non virtuali sono a rischio? È facile lamentarsi di questo con i ragazzi, ma conoscere persone nuove è diventato più difficile. 50) Qual è l’insulto peggiore che ti salta in testa quando sei incazzato? s**thead… intraducibile. 51) Hai lavorato con Fedez prima dell’era Ferragnez ( Beautiful disaster, 2014, ndr). Che cosa pensi della sua evoluzione? Ci sentiamo ogni tanto, lui fa una vita molto diversa da me, ma vedo che è felice. È uno che non ha paura di impegnarsi ed è anche un ragazzo molto ambizioso. 52) Sei mai stato stalkerato e bullizzato? Dello stalking non voglio parlare, mentre il bullismo a scuola è stata una delle dure prove della mia adolescenza sia a Parigi che a Londra. Spesso, quando non era ancora stata riconosciuta la mia dislessia mi facevano sentire stupido. 53) C’è qualcosa che non rifaresti mai più? Baciare qualcuno che non conosco dopo aver mangiato il gazpacho. 54) Qual è il sogno che non hai ancora realizzato e al quale dedicherai il prossimo decennio? Se non ci sono di mezzo i soldi, la realizzazione definitiva dei sogni non ha limiti. 55) Puoi elencarne qualcuno? Fare mostre con i miei lavori, scrivere di più, mettere in scena un’opera. 56) Come vorresti realizzarli? Vorrei creare esperienze immersive aperte a tutti. E belle storie che rendano il mondo croccante. 57) Che cosa bisogna fare per essere più croc canti, in Italia? Il problema è mondiale: il trash, la cultura spazzatura. A volte non lo vediamo, si nasconde dentro discorsi sofisticati. 58) Puoi fare un esempio? No. 59) Non vuoi o non puoi? Va bene, prendiamo la moda usa e getta e la sua ipocrisia. Ci siamo dentro tutti. Sappiamo che dobbiamo cambiare perché non è etica. Ma opponiamo resistenza. Anche questo è accettare il trash nella nostra vita. 60) Hai una soluzione? Ognuno è parte della soluzione con le sue passioni. Creiamo dei microformat personali da rispettare. 61) Che cosa sarebbe un microformat? Una specie di schema d’azione. Nello shopping, per esempio, colleghiamoci con chi la pensa come noi e condividiamo la scelta di non comprare cose che si buttano nel cesso a fine stagione. 62) Ci mobilitiamo abbastanza per le giuste cause? Certi risultati si ottengono stabilendo legami forti con persone forti, non solo organizzando charity dinner. Melachi, 63) 64) Hai zia animali e nipote. domestici? Due No cani, no, Amira signi- e Sono nomi nobili libanesi? ficano Il vizietto Regina con Ugo e Principessa. Tognazzi e Mi Michel sono Serrault. ispirato a I cani sono come le persone? 65) Spero di Ovviamente. no. 66)Sei mai stato tradito? 67) Hai mai tradito? No. 68) Gli Ufo esistono? Certo, non sono egoista, io. 69) Qual è la tua isola greca preferita? Skiros. 70) Per il mare? Per gli abitanti. Per lo sguardo aggressivo e il modo di portare il coltello nella cintura. 71) Invito a cena obbligato: con Matteo Salvini o Boris Johnson? Ma scusa, non sono due nomi per indicare la stessa persona? 72) Da bambino che uomo volevi diventare? Un tipo abbastanza diverso da Johnson e Salvini. 73) Qual è la tua paura più grande? Boris Johnson e Matteo Salvini, insieme. 74) Il miglior cantautore italiano di tutti i tempi? Fabrizio De André. 75) Franco Angioni è un peacekeeper italiano che nel 1982 in Libano ha dotato i suoi soldati di libri sulla cultura libanese più che di armi. Sapevi di lui? Me ne hanno parlato di recente. 76) Che cosa ti ricordi della caduta del muro di Berlino? Avevo 16 anni. E di quelle immagini mi ricordo distintamente soltanto i lunghi baci. A quale tentazione non puoi resistere? le 77) patatineee, il gelatooo. Le serie tv trash. Ah, 78) Qual è il tuo guilty pleasure? Netflix. 79) L’ultima È la storia che hai dell’imperatore visto? Il regista del nudo, porno su giapponese Nobuhiro Motohashi. 80) Se la tua casa andasse a fuoco che libro salveresti? La raccolta delle istruzioni di tutti i device elettronici. Ci ho messo mesi a ordinarle. 81) La musica può guarire? No, però può accompagnare la guarigione. 82) Come de niresti i talent show in tre parole? Belli, brutti, detonatori di rabbia. 83) Hai già vissuto il grande amore? Non esiste il Grande Amore. 84) Questa risposta è irricevibile. Puoi ripetere? Il Grande Amore è come il sushi. Che hai già mangiato quello buono lo scopri dopo averne provati tanti disgustosi. 85) Chissà come la pensa Andreas Dermanis, ovvero Andy. È ancora il tuo compagno? Certo. Quindi la risposta non lo scalfisce. 86) Sei un partner geloso? Moltissimo. 87) Quando hai vinto il Premio Ennio Flaiano, sa pevi chi fosse Ennio Flaiano? No. Ma dopo me l’hanno spiegato. 88) Lanceresti un disco su Pornhub come certi rapper? La risposta furba è si. Quella sincera è no. 89) Sarebbe rischioso per la tua immagine? No, è questione di qualità del porno. Anche per fare film hard ci vuole cura. E lì c’è troppa merda. 90) Oggi ti senti lontano dalla tv generalista? A volte è soltanto un gioco di luci e ombre. In senso letterale. Il Mika televisivo, a viso aperto, sorridente e illuminato, sul palco di questo tour è in controluce. È significativo. 91) Quando si discute di politicamente scorretto a che cosa pensi? Preferisco parlare di politicamente onesto. 92) In tv hai fatto discorsi politicamente onesti? Ho detto cose scomode contro l’omofobia. 93) Con quali parole aprirai il tour a Londra, il 9 novembre? Dirò: «Mi sarebbe piaciuto suonare all’Astoria Theatre, ma, come tutti i posti fighi di Londra they ####ed them up (storico locale caro alla comunità LGBT dietro Soho Square, che è stato trasformato in shopping center, ndr). Ora canto in questa discarica al Shepherd Bush’s Empire». 94) Che cosa vuol dire essere cattolico greco-melchita, la religione di famiglia? È semplice, il rito è ortodosso. Però seguiamo il Vaticano. 95) Conosci il cinese, che cosa diresti ai ragazzi in piazza a Hong Kong? Non lo parlo così bene. 96) Però puoi insultare in dialetto arabo libanese? Si. Ma mi costringeresti a dire parole che in arabo sono orribili… veramente orribili. 97) Pensi che il blu e l’azzurro siano feminine colors? Ricordo ai fan dell’azzurro “solo” maschile che da millenni ci inginocchiamo davanti alla Madonna, con la sua tunica celeste. 90) Are you feeling away from generalist TV today? Sometimes it's just a play of light and shadow. In a literal sense. The television Mika, with an open face, smiling and enlightened, is backlit on the stage of this tour. It's significant. 91) When discussing politically incorrect what do you think about? I prefer to talk about politically honest. 92) Have you made politically honest speeches on TV? I said uncomfortable things against homophobia. 93) With what words will you open the tour in London on November 9th? I will say: "I would have liked to play at the Astoria Theater, but like all the cool places in London they ####ed them up (local historian dear to the LGBT community behind Soho Square, which was turned into a shopping center, ed). Now I sing in this dump to the Shepherd Bush's Empire. " 94) What does it mean to be Greek-Melkite Catholic, the family religion? t's simple, the ritual is orthodox. But we follow the Vatican. 95) Do you know Chinese, what would you say to the kids in Hong Kong? I don't speak it so well. 96) But can you insult in the Lebanese Arabic dialect? Yes. But you would force me to say words that are horrible in Arabic ... really horrible. 97) Do you think blue and blue are feminine colors? I remind the fans of the "only" male blue that we have been kneeling before the Madonna for thousands of years, with her celestial tunic. 98) Agriculture Minister Teresa Bellanova received malicious comments when she swore in blue at the Quirinale. Do you have a message for her? Don't be afraid of men who are afraid of women who have power. 99) The Revelation tour, with which you have already completed the tour of America and you are about to start the European one, will have hundreds of concerts. There is will you do it Absolutely yes. 100) Do you want me to greet you like Michael or like Mika? Michael, my name is Michael Holbrook, born in 1983. 98) La ministra dell’agricoltura Teresa Bellanova ha ricevuto commenti maligni quando ha giurato in blu al Quirinale. Hai un messaggio per lei? Non aver paura degli uomini che hanno paura delle donne che hanno il potere. 99) Il Revelation tour, con il quale hai già completato il giro dell’America e stai per cominciare quello europeo, conterà centinaia di concerti. Ce la farai? Assolutamente sì. 100) Vuoi che ti saluti come Michael o come Mika? Michael, il mio nome è Michael Holbrook, born in 1983. ❍ Google translator
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    Thanks a million @krysady !! Here is an extrait video from https://www.france.tv/france-2/ca-ne-sortira-pas-d-ici/ca-ne-sortira-pas-d-ici-saison-2/1109765-comment-mika-a-t-il-surmonte-le-harcelement-scolaire.html Ça ne sortira pas d'ici Comment Mika a-t-il surmonté le harcèlement scolaire ? Michel Cymes reçoit Mika, ce dernier revient sur le harcèlement scolaire qu'il a vécu étant plus jeune et dévoile comment la musique lui a été salvatrice. Google translator Comment Mika a-t-il surmonté le harcèlement scolaire - Franc.mp4
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    Translation: How do you keep your form? Mika: I have 4 coaches in 4 different countries. They contact themselves via emails. I do a lot of horse riding. I swim. I run. And I walk. How do you keep your optimism? Mika: I am curious. And I am trying to find people which have interesting stories to tell. Really. It's almost an obsession. And because I am interested by people around me it makes me engaged and amazed by the situations I find myself in. What you have to have while touring? Mika: My dogs. Two Golden Retrievers. They are cool. And they travel with me around the world. Where is "at your place"? Mika: For me to be "at my place" is to be with people I love. With people who make me laugh. And it is the place where the food is. The kitchen.
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    Happy and hyper for all of you who are going guys, it is getting so close now Have the best Mika gig ever everyone I'll follow as much as I'll be able to online. I'm sure this is going to be so special for everyone including for Mika
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    I think it's hard to predict, as there'll be so many fans from all over Europe / the world - and most will probably decide spontaneously, depending on the weather and what their friends do, etc.. Surely not all 100 MFCers who RSVPed can be in frontrow, but "near the front" shouldn't be a problem if you arrive before noon, or even in the early afternoon, I suppose. That's just an assumption though, don't blame me if I'm wrong. 🙈 And as I said before, there can always be problems when the doors open, like an O2 priority queue getting in first, or bag check taking too long, ticket scanner in your line not working, separate lines for girls and guys (which means all guys get in first and then you have the tall ones in front of you), etc. - I've seen all of these things at Mika gigs. I'll be queueing nevertheless, but also more for "near the front" than for frontrow center... and for being with my friends, that's how the queueing AND the gig are much more fun. 😊
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    He posted some more stories after that one... he's at the Louvre, Leonardo da Vinci exhibition.
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    Mika is making a progres, he changed the suit
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    https://www.instagram.com/stories/parkavearmory/ parkavearmory-1.mp4 parkavearmory-2.mp4
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    TV MAGAZINE http://tvmag.lefigaro.fr/programme-tv/programme/les-130-ans-de-la-tour-eiffel-f156644732 Broadcasting date FRANCE 2 Samedi, 26 octobre 2019 21H05 / Saturday, October 26, 2019 9:05 pm
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    a part of Mika FauteuilsdOrchestre J-2 ! .mp4
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    Thanks a lot for posting @mellody metro.co.uk Friday 8 Nov 2019 11:44 am Mika calls for Brussels to ‘change’ amid Brexit as he returns to UK Mika is back, and he is bringing his new album My Name Is Michael Holbrook to the UK on his Revelation tour. But despite selling out his London date within hours of the tickets going on sale, it seems he has returned to Britain at a time of political unease. The star has lived in both France and Italy as well as the US, after he was forced to flee the city of Beirut as a child during the Lebanese civil war. Talking to Metro.co.uk, the 36-year-old opened up on how his past experiences have shaped his politics. He told us: ‘I think the unease is not just in the UK, I think it is more visible in the UK right now, because we talk about it more clearly. ‘But that sense of uncertainty is all over Europe right now it’s just a bit more hidden.’ The star has previously returned to Lebanon where he visited a number of refugee camps, and spoke to the people living there. Addressing the rhetoric surrounding immigrants and refugees, the Grace Kelly hitmaker continued: ‘What drives me crazy is when statistics or when immigration numbers are manipulated to provoke fear. ‘Then that fear is used to manipulate people’s political opinions and I think that is really, really dangerous, so that’s what drives me crazy, I hate seeing stuff like that happening. ‘I think that we are in a major transition period, I think that in order for Europe to thrive Brussels needs to change profoundly.’ Touching slightly on the UK’s ongoing battle with Brexit, he said: ‘Of course I would prefer for Brexit, and for the UK to remain in the EU, but at the same time this stale mate is so toxic right now it has got to move on, and it has got to change for one way or another.’ Mika for Prime Minister anyone? However, despite his political stance, the star couldn’t help but admire the UK as he showered it with praise. ‘I look at the UK and think, “God, there is nowhere like this in the world,”’ he gushed: ‘For such a small country with such an enormous reach with such an insane standard and such a high amount of excellence, it’s really unique there’s a lot to be proud about.’ But while the world appears to be in a dire state of turmoil, Mika’s career is flourishing, as he is selling out his shows across the globe like there’s not tomorrow. ‘What amazed me is the response from the live point of view,’ the Lollipop singer explained: ‘The market has changed so much so it’s impossible to say oh well you know, it’s not about selling records anymore really. ‘So for an artist like me, it’s about selling tickets, and we’re approaching sold out in almost every single venue in the world.’ Mika went onto say how he was extremely nervous about launching his current tour, but was touched by the response he’s had from fans. ‘I make melodic alternative pop music which is weird, because when you say pop music you think it has to be super commercial but it’s not, some of it is commercial but the rest of the time it’s quite niche – quite alternative, and quite melodic at the same time,’ he said. ‘So I was quite anxious about the whole thing. But the response has been really heart-warming in a market that nothing is guaranteed anymore, it’s so tricky nowadays.’ Mika is heading to Europe with his Revelation Tour and will be kicking things off with the sold-out show in Shepherds Bush, London, on Sunday night. Mika calls for Brussels to ‘change profoundly’ amid Brexit (Picture: Getty Images) He’s returning to the UK (Picture: Getty Images) The star spoke about his political stance (Picture: Getty Images) Mika was forced to flee the city of Beirut as a child during the Lebanese civil war (Picture: Getty Images) He’s currently living between Italy and the US (Picture: Redferns)
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    Ah, ok. But anyway our fan actions will be noticed for sure 😁😁😁😁😁 I have as well only a small cabin luggage. And as well I removed some clothes 😁 I have a warm winter jacket so it should be ok. For the moment my mobile shows only 2 degrees. (I am in London already) I will go outside soon so I will find out if my decision was right 😆 Have a nice flight. See you soon!
  39. 3 points
    True, they won't tell you, but just laugh behind your back - which, personally, I find much worse. But of course you're right that us Germans also often overdo it with accuracy. A bit of it can't hurt though. That's one reason why I love the international fandom on MFC - it's hard to plan things with all those cultural differences, but in the end the best parts of all our cultures come together to create something amazing.
  40. 3 points
    I'll come by car and I'll be happy to take you to your hotel s again, and I'll be happy to do it.I can drive more times. If there are many people who need a ride.No Problem
  41. 3 points
    Thanks so much for the translation! This is absolutely my favorite bit. How he just goes on this rant about tongues. amazing.
  42. 3 points
  43. 3 points
    Even though me and my friends won't be in London, we really wanted to contribute to the flowers for Mika! I sent the money for me, @virgi, @SilviaM and @Serena cassai
  44. 3 points
    I believe the song he meant to be talking about the fans is "Dear Jealousy". What led me to think about that it's the intro he did for it during the Tiny Love Tiny Tour, when he said he was jealous of the other artist that were singing in front of us instead of him. Jealousy is the emotion that make him realise it was time to get back on stage. So what he probably meant in the Christmas video was not a song about the fans, but his reaction to the fans going to other artists concerts'. It's still about fans but from his perspective, not ours. That's what I think; or it could be possible that the reference to the fans is more subtle and we still have to find it. That could be another explanation.
  45. 3 points
    ONLINE STREAMING https://www.myfree-tivi.com/watch/e
  46. 3 points
    https://www.instagram.com/stories/groovydroovy/ groovydroovy-1.mp4 groovydroovy-2.mp4 groovydroovy-3.mp4 groovydroovy-4.mp4 groovydroovy-5.mp4 groovydroovy-6.mp4 groovydroovy-7.mp4 groovydroovy-8.mp4 groovydroovy-9.mp4 groovydroovy-10.mp4 groovydroovy-11.mp4
  47. 3 points
    With the Chrome browser, I will have translated it ... I'll try quoting it, hopefully it quotes the translated version! Edit: I noticed when it quoted it left some bits out, so I just copy / pasted the translated text myself Edit again, I think I've got it all now! Edit 3 I GIVE UP!!!! it keeps changing sentences after I hit post! I believe the story about the Greek island,
  48. 3 points
    He's not invited as a Super coach 😉, he is going to perform with the talents
  49. 3 points
  50. 3 points
    @Rita70 e @Gabry74 ma si dai sognare è bellissimooo hai ragione Gabry nonostante la popolarità è rimasto umile e super simpaticooo e disponibile sarebbe un onore per me poterlo conoscere mi devo già accontentare che viene a Torinooo finalmenteeeeee son già super contentaaaaa bravo Michelinoo che cerchi di accontentare tutti i tuoi e tue fans