Friday, 2 October 2015
Yello: Touch Yello: The Virtual Concert (2009)
So far so good, but the blue screen effects lack the kind of warmth the music needed as a backdrop. Sometimes the emptiness of the venue makes us feel as if the entire performance is exclusively for us, but other times it makes us feel like a distanced onlooker. It was an interesting idea, like most of Yello’s crazy conceptual ideas are, it just didn't work for me.
Some of the hits are reworked versions that aren't as good as their original album counterparts. Nevertheless, seeing Dieter Meier smirk his way through a full set is entertaining. If I had his bank balance I'd be smirking too.
2½ musical images out of 5