Rock's Backpages Library Rock's Backpages Rock's Backpages
the online library of pop writing

Alexander O'Neal: Wembley Arena, London

Barbara Ellen, New Musical Express, 11 June 1988

"GUESS WHAT? I went to see Alexander O'Neal at Wembley tonight. It was brilliant. The seat I'd bought was dead expensive. None of your rubbish. I sat right near the front. And I remember thinking, Christ!, if Alex were to throw something into the crowd, like a towel, or a scarf, or a fiver or something, y'know the way pop stars usually do, I'd be able to catch it.

Total word count of piece: 444


Becoming a member is easy. Membership gives you access to all the thousands of articles in the library.

Click here to go to Subscribe page.

Click here for academic and other group subscriptions.