Led Zeppelin: Celebration Day Reviews
i'll say that this show overall is better than the knebworth 1979 shows but falls behind earls court and royal albert hall but 99.9% of all things in the world fall short of those performances anyway so whatever that's no knock on this show. robert plant sounds pretty amazing and honestly i don't think he's sounded better in terms of playing off the band and knowing his limits. jason bonham does a fine job and doesn't detract from the experience as much as any purist might think. john paul and jimmy are still great. in general this show is so much fucking better than it had any right to be, and it's one of the few cash-in reunions that's justified in an artistic sense.
This film/gig reconfirmed two things: 60+ years old men are still the greatest rock bands on the planet and the rock music nowadays is dying, to a point where I just want to build a time machine and go back to 1969 and stay there.
I'm happy that for once I was privileged to see them live, unlike my dad who just owned their almost entire collection. In your face, dad!
This film simply gave me eargasms, and I want more of this. For the next documented concert, please, give me The Who at Live At Leeds; or anything by them for that matter. And then we'll talk about the other bands like The Rollings Stones, etc.
And as big a fan as I've always been... I just had no idea how miraculous they really are live.