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I did all 14 from pretty much the same place in the pit on Ronnie's side (except in Lucca where I went on Keith's side).
As always there were no bad shows, there are great shows and then there are the exceptional ones. To be a truly outstanding show everything needs to come together; performance, sound, audience enthusiasm etc... I could debate it all day in my head but for me the over all winner was Paris 2 with the switch to JJF as the opener, they just stepped it up that little extra. They had the most family and friends in town and made it count. When it comes to overall experience Lucca was incredible, what an beautiful place buzzing with excitement for the arrival of the concert and what great hospitality from the promoter including a tongue topped 10kg Panettone!
In general the shows got better and better until Dusseldorf. The band became more relaxed and started to enjoy themselves more and more.