Thank You For An Incredible Tour!

Time to share some positive thoughts :-)
A huge thank you to Anneke Van Giersbergen and her marvellous band! Touring with them has been one of the best experiences of my life and i’m very grateful and honoured to have had this opportunity. I really hope we meet again soon! ❤️
Thanks go also to my band – Rafael Salzmann, Nicolas Winter, Mischa Podstranski and Merlin Sutter. And, most important of all, thank you to all the fans who have not only supported my solo album, but also came to see the shows. I had a great time on and off stage with you guys :-) Let’s do it again soon!

Check out some beautiful photos and memories here:

Anneke Van Giersbergen, Anna Murphy & Crew

Anneke Van Giersbergen, Anna Murphy & Crew

“Write A Review” Submission: Anna Murphy In Madrid, By Arturo

Remember my “write a review” competition? Here’s one of the first submissions, and a pretty awesome one at that. Thank you Arturo!

First of all I must admit that I did not know the work of Anna Murphy. My predilection for Anneke Van Giersbergen attracted me by chance at an incredible performer. I arrived just when the first song started and since the entry of the concert hall, a voice hypnotized me. The staging, discreet, but beyond that sobriety the figure of Anna stood above all. Armed with a microphone and a set of effects to modulate the voice left me in shock. My contacts told me that indeed Anna was an important part of the band Eluveitie and there she plays the hurdy-gurdy (zanfona in Spanish) but I did not know that here would too! It was a surprise to see her with his instrument and leave me with such a good feeling. I was surprised because I did not expect to see a hurdy-gurdy in a musical style like this.
The concert was a light demonstration of the truly potential of this girl playing with her band. It was a mix of sensations, maybe bittersweet. A lot of sweet moments with a lot of beauty piano passages and others more intense with heart-rending lyrics and rhythm sections. Anna’s voice was…was…OMG…awesome. At Anna’s right we found a really nice keyboard player with a huge sound presence on the mix, because in my opinion, it is necessary to give to Anna an atmospheric support to complete the compositions, and this guy was on the spot!
I have to admit that the rhythm section was incredible. Drums was totally awesome. He plays with a mixed kit with analog parts and other electronic parts, but the kick in my chest was totally insane, he knows how to do it! (hahaha). Apart from the drums, the rest of the band was completely on the background. I don’t know if it was because of the mix, but the guitars and the bass just disappeared in the mix and it is a pity because they really rocks!
For me, the best song was “woebegone”. It was the first time but I remember each note of that tune burned in my skin, and now, I have goose bumps while I am listening to it on Spotify.
To conclude, I must say that it was great to discover this girl teaching us a real lesson of how to create music and defend it on stage, and of course it was amazing to hear her beautiful voice.
Arturo Destroyer

Are you coming to one my shows? Do you want to share the experience? Why not write a review and win stuff?
Write a review of the show and post it here using #annareview or send it to! All reviews will be posted on my website and the best ones will get a chance to win some very special prices, including merch and memorabilia collected on the road.