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1Xtra Presents John Legend live in London
(October 2008)


Recorded at the Bloomsbury Ballroom, hear and see the Grammy Award-winner perform classic tracks, as well as brand new material from the album Evolver.

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Set list from the original radio broadcast
Used To Love U
Let's Get Lifted
Alright
She Don't Have To Know
Satisfaction
Still Number One
Save Room
Spottie Ottie/I Can Change/I Want You
Everybody Knows
Green Light
This Time
Ordinary People
Stay With You


What you're sayin'

j.Brown
i love john becouse is my name sake. l luv u john the sky is youq limit

anneO'H
Fantastic! I was lucky enough to get tickets for the concert in Bloomsbury and it was just fantastic to be there! thanks Radio1Xtra and John Legend x

Taso
I think John Legend is brilliant.PDA is the best =]

Lisha, Staffordshire
Gutted i never won a ticket, he is AMAZING!!!!!!!!!!!!

selina
Went to the ballroom, was so hot, nite was fantastic!! cant went for his tour in march!

John, Balham
Nice music and koodos to 1Xtra but what with breaking sound, mate? Its very very annoying.

legend
he is the best of the best

john, london
amazing!

Dee
Fantastic! Can't wait for my chance to see him in concert!

Carla
Damn! Wish I had heard the whole concert. He's the best.

TMJ
Big fan of JL for a long time. For all you die hard fans out there you need to hunt down a track called LIVE IT UP - JL at his best.

henry
superb

Epiphany
I was there and it was AWESOME!! Thanks 1Xtra xxxxxx

Shireen Nottm
Jus wish i had been there, amazing! xx

Jan Erik Olsson
He´s to soft for me, but Ohrah likes him.

mat
john touches people with his voice with soulful meaning. i wish i was there

jessica
it was ok not the best show ive watched but i liked it thats tha main thing

Beefy
A True Living Legdend

walker
bloody quality

Katie Arnold
The name says it all!

Lindsay, Scotland
Absolutely brilliant!! Not one fault in the whole performance! Saw him live a couple of years ago and was blown away. I think he is still under-rated! The new album is amazing!! :)

Caz
Say John 2 years ago. So fantastic! Is incredible live! Any UK dates??? Need more Legend!!

Tim
The best gig Ive been to this year!

Mischa
A good show...a great performer!!

Monique, Essex
Just watched John Legend recording. He always gives me goose bumbs. He is the best, some the socalled artists out there should take a leaf out of his book. Keep giving me the Goose Bumps Mr Legend. I wish I was there are your live show.

tanya
i rate this man i saw him couple years back in birmingham an it was the best concert i have been to in a long time wicked performer, love you john to da max keep making your wonderful music

Jacque Henry
Oh boy, that man sounds as good as he looks!! I want his babies xxx

Tiffany
i'm the girl in the crowd singin along at 1.11 hahaI LOVED IT! IT WAS AMAZING!! thanks so much 1xtra

Nathan Bristol
was good new albums brill keep it up

Barry
The gig was awesome and finishing with my favourite song was the icing on the cake.Great being there!!!

jame
love da man as a perfomer but everytime i c him bein interviewd he looks bored or moody. cheer up m8

Sharon
I was lucky enough to see JL in Birmingham back in Dec 2006.He is simply amazing and i've just bought Evolver today.Love this talented man

Steve Junior
He is without the bes singer/song writer of his era! Unstoppable!!!

Vicky
I saw John Legend a couple of years back and have been waiting ever since to see him again so loved this! thank you 1extra-do let us know when he tours the uk again!

Regina Leicester
amazing really wish i'd been there thanx radio 1 Mwah xxx

Natalie
This man is amazing cant wait to see him again

nicola wright
Yet again the man did it he was great !!! would see him again and again ...

Joy B (Warlingham)
John Legend in concert - brilliant! Would have been great to have been there! He's just as good live as he is on his actual albums! Can't wait to hear the latest one! ;-)

Ben
A living legend!!! Amazing...

Jay Patel
This guy can truly sing....love it. JL has a new fan!

andrew
johnny boy is better live , than listening to the stereo if thats possible lol, hes a great singer

Lindz
The man is awesome... saw him a couple of years ago in this country... he just keeps on getting better and better! Love him x

tamara
lovely cool stuff

Sooraya Mohabeer
This is what you call real live music. John Legend was incredible!

Jon Rye
Oh so AWSOME gutted i didnt get tickets!!!

kudzi
john legend is the man wish i was there still.big up

Cat
Looked amazing, so wish I was there. Fell off the radar after Get lifted, but this has reminded me how great he is!! x

LLoyd Ledgister
Brilliant

Zoe Nockall
Im only leaving a comment on the condition my name is not spoken aloud. (Its so embarrasing.) John Legend: Ive adored you from when you started out. Thrilled to see you recognised for your gift,now its time to enjoy the recognition hun. Much love & peace.xx

Kate
John Legend is amazing - the new album sounds brilliant, I can't wait for it to be released!! Any news on live UK dates would be greatly appreciated too :)

matt
not too good id rather listen to TREVOR

Jenny
I was there at the gig and it was the most amazing show i have ever seen, the new tracks john sang where amazing, it's something i'll probably never forget.

Alex, London
John is such a pro! Great songs, brilliantly performed in a beautiful setting. Wicked!



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