strugglingtobeheard replied to your post: So this is happening tonight

Jealous. How awesome, have fun!

I have ALL THE EMOTIONS about this concert.

Back in the ‘90s, Correction, it was 1989, when I was still living in Buenos Aires, I had tickets to see him (and fucking David Bowie!) as part of a huge festival. It was the same weekend that my dad passed away after being ill for years. Needless to say, I never went to the festival. Ever since I’ve been waiting for the chance to see him in concert.

And in a very strange way, this is bringing up all the memories of those days, my father passing, the horrendous financial hardships we faced during those times (the only reason I had those tickets was because they were a gift), the slow collapse of my home country, and of my own family in more than one sense. So, yeah, it’s just a silly pop concert, but also it is inevitably intertwined with my own personal history.

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