Beyoncé fans praise ‘real class’ as singer shines through Edinburgh rain
Eyonce fans hailed the singer as “a real class” after she stunned them with an energetic “once-in-a-lifetime experience” in Edinburgh.
The global superstar wowed a crowd of more than 50,000 at Murrayfield Stadium on Saturday night, with fans dancing and singing along despite the pouring rain throughout the show.
During the second UK show of her Renaissance world tour, she performed hits from her dance-focused seventh studio album, including Alien Superstar and Cuff It.
The singer also dove into her back catalog, delivering powerful renditions of classic songs like Crazy In Love, Run The World (Girls), Partition and Love On Top.
She combined her tightly coordinated routines with all the theatrics one would expect from a pop star, including steam engines, laser lights, pyrotechnics and video projections.
Metallic silver is the tone of the tour, and many of her outfits glittered in the spotlight, including what appeared to be a diamond-studded bodysuit with matching thigh-high boots.
The star once performed on the roof of a truck wearing a silver sparkly fitted top with a metalized chest piece, and matching pants and boots.
She also paid homage to her nickname “Queen Bey” in a black and yellow striped bodysuit and black latex boots, while dancers with antennae moved around her.
Lucas Vassilis, 27, from Newcastle, was among the many loyal fans who traveled from far and wide to catch the pop star on stage.
He told the PA news agency their performance in Edinburgh was “sensational”, adding: “The audience sang their hearts out in the rain and Beyoncé returned that energy through and through!” A real class.”
After first seeing the singer aged 15, the Murrayfield show marked his fifth Beyonce experience and he will head to the Stadium of Light in Sunderland on Tuesday to see her again.
Vassilis said he “absolutely” felt it was worth the price to see her several times, as he felt her Renaissance album “resonated with a lot of members of the queer community and celebrated live more than once.” had to become”.
Self-confessed Beyoncé “superfan” Rebecca Baty, 34, from Newcastle, described the Edinburgh show as the “best live concert” she’s ever seen.
She told PA: “I’ve seen Beyoncé 11 times now and this is my favorite tour she’s ever done.
“The production is fantastic and I liked the setlist as it’s based on their latest album.
“The crowd and atmosphere were great too! She seemed really enjoying performing in Edinburgh.”
Kate Arkwright, 24, who traveled from London for the performance, told the PA: “Like the album itself, the Renaissance world tour was an incredible celebration of queer black culture that honored house music’s roots while embracing all of theirs seats and danced along.” .
“Beyonce never misses a note and her performance, combined with amazing sci-fi visuals and brilliant backing dancers, was a once in a lifetime experience.”
The pop superstar will continue her tour on Tuesday in Sunderland at the Stadium Of Light before heading to Paris’ Stade De France and five nights at London’s Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.
She then travels to North America with shows in July, August and September.
The Renaissance world tour is Beyonce’s first in seven years, and she kicked off in Stockholm, Sweden with an explosive show welcoming fans “to the Renaissance.”
US business magazine Forbes previously estimated that the tour could net Beyoncé more than £1.6 billion.
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