fito paez became the absolute owner of this Sunday afternoon on the second day of the Cosquin Rock which takes place in the Santa Maria de Punilla Aerodromeby dint of a formidable show in which he revisited a large part of “Love after love”, 30 years after its release, and reviewed some stainless classics, all of them with new arrangements.
To his usual slopes, Fito added an impeccable section of winds and the voice in choirs of Mariela Vitalewhich endowed their songs with sophisticated and innovative harmonies.
Once some obvious discomfort was overcome due to some feedback that appeared at the beginning of the set and the sound of the performance of The pills of the grandpawhich slipped in from the North Stage, at the other end of the property, the artist did not hold anything back and established an unbeatable connection with the public.
In this context, he anticipated the new sonority that he gave to the new CDin its re-recording process for an imminent release, and moved it to other essential classics in their regular shows.
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“It’s the first concert of the year“, said Fito shortly after opening the fire with the song that gives its name to the famous album, whose first stanzas he sang from the wings until he burst into the public eye.
Dressed in fluorescent yellow sportswear, the musician continued with “Thelma & Louise”, deviated from the tour of the album with “11 y 6” and then resumed with a devastating version of “Traffic in Kathmandu”.
The memory of Luis Alberto Spinetta came with “Pétalo de sal”: “Always present in our lives to continue marking our language in music,” he said at the time.
By the time it was time for “Tombs of Glory”, The pills of the grandpa He began his set at the opposite end of the venue and Fito’s first warnings arrived, which would intensify after a version of “Polaroid of ordinary madness”.
“If we knew that the group from there was going to play, we waited. We don’t want to interrupt anyone’s beautiful music,” he ironized before attacking “Al lado del camino.”
It was his last complaint because he began a passage there in which he gave himself completely to the enjoyment of his music, which was fed back from the devotion shown by the public.
So He launched into his usual review of hits at the end of shows with “Brillante sobre el mic”, for which he asked for cell phone lights to be on even if it was daylight; “Circo Beat,” which he surprisingly mixed with “Third World” rap; a hiperockera “City of poor hearts”, with a phenomenal arrangement of wind instruments; “To roll my life”, “To give is to give” and “Technicolor Butterfly“.
Towards the end, as night fell this Sunday, Fito said goodbye, leaving the feeling that a performance like this would be difficult for the rest of the day.
However, for the night it was expected to Ciro and the Persians, babasónicos, the balls, Dillom, ca7riel and loving paco, The Sow Candle and Chinese bandalosamong others.
Before Fito, the Spaniards of Old Morla with their rock songs that raised the public, especially from the great delivery of their singer.
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On the closing day of this edition, once again a massive public presence could be seen, similar to the one yesterday that brought together 100,000 people, according to official numbers, although the organization has not yet released this information.