De Independent geeft 5 sterren aan het concert dat The Who gisteren in Glasgow gaf. Pete droeg “Behind Blue Eyes” op aan de recentelijk overleden Schotse schrijver Iain Banks. Tijdens “Bell Boy” rende iemand over het podium, en werd in de kraag gegrepen door een roadie.
“It was a show which could have buckled under both the limitations of age and the commercial nature of its staging. Daltrey, shirt half unbuttoned and doused in sweat, seemed finally almost wilted by the heat, while Townshend found himself in the odd position of thanking their musical director for impressive arrangements with which he had nothing to do. Yet instead the magic happened, and something about the timeless crux of rebellion and uncertainty in these songs – “Pinball Wizard”, “Baba O’Riley” and “Won’t Get Fooled Again” finding their way into a mountainously epic encore – translated into something truly special“