Don't miss Thank You For The Music when it returns to Kent
PUBLISHED: 08:11 18 October 2012
IT'S not easy covering some of the most unique vocals in the music industry but the stars of Thank You For The Music have no problem pulling it off.
Now in its 17th year, the only show featuring both the magic of Abba and the unmistakable sound of the Bee Gees came to the Orchard Theatre, Dartford.
Combined with glittering costumes, platforms and an up-tempo sound the audience was literally dancing in the aisles from start to finish.
This year saw a brand new look and sound with the rejuvenated set list which is sure to propel the production in to theatrelands number one concert show.
Both bands are considered to be among the greatest to come out of the ‘70s and all the classics were performed on the night with an authentic feel.
The Bee Gees Magic included hits such as Staying Alive, Massachusetts, Night Fever and How Deep is Your Love. Close your eyes and you could imagine John Travolta taking to the floor as dance king Tony Manero in the hit movie Saturday Night Fever. Covers of some of the million sellers the group penned for other artists were Islands in the Stream, Heartbreaker and Chain Reaction.
After the interval the show really hit the dizzy heights of the era. ABBA, complete with knee-high boots and bright white costumes performed some of the most recognisable music in history with the crowd going wild to Mamma Mia, Dancing Queen, Super Trouper, Waterloo and Winner Takes it All.
Although tribute shows risk being a tacky cover of a past era Thank You For the Music successfully combines two of the greatest groups in recent history in a fun-packed gig for the whole family.
Although the show was for one-night only at the Orchard it is expected to return to Kent in the new year so there is still a chance to relive the swarve moves of Travolta and co if you missed this show.
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