The Sage, Gateshead
The opening segment of David Bowie's narration of Peter and the Wolf preceded Goldfrapp's appearance. Having introduced the instruments and characters, Bowie said: ''Are you sitting comfortably? Then I shall begin...'' and at that moment the band took to the stage, closely followed by Alison Goldfrapp.
Seven out of the 10 songs on their latest album - the superb Tales of Us - formed the backbone of the set list, but old favourites were not neglected. The performance built up strongly towards the finale and there were plenty of people dancing throughout Number 1, Ride a White Horse and a particularly powerful Train.
You Never Know
Ride a White Horse
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