Tuesday, April 6, 2010


Last December, a few weeks before Christmas, I caught wind of a surprise present that Ryan's mom had planned for us.

"It's something that you don't even know exists," I would tell Ryan cryptically. The clue pretty much blew his mind as he dreamt of the possibilities. A new invention? A crazy gadget? Salmon that cooks itself? Then the morning came, and he was handed a small envelope: tickets for us and all his siblings to see Muse in Salt Lake City.

Now however true my clue was (he didn't know Muse was playing a show in SLC!!), I realize that it possibly made the actual gift a little anticlimactic at the time. But after seeing last night's show, I can honestly say it blew my mind.

Every number was blowout big, with fun visuals to match the crazy instrumentals. Even after going 90 minutes nonstop (and if you've ever heard them, you know how high those vocals can get), they sounded just as good as, if not better than, on their album.

eyeball balloons that fall down and pop into confetti--a very good idea

this man oozes musical talent

these people ooze photogenics

While the snow came down in heaps outside, we kept things toasty indoors. Thanks to the Tingeys for such a fun time!


Cosme & Judy Salazar said...

Que gran manera de pasar un dia de semana en la noche!!! Parece que se la pasaron bastante bien!

Alexis said...

That stage is insane! Looks like a good show!

Shannon said...

Wow. That looks amazing. Ian really wanted to go to that show. I'll have to keep an eye out in case they play Slc again. Glad you guys had such a good time.

Kimber Dawn said...

What a FANTASTIC present! Dana is pretty stickin' rad, hunh? haha Love it.

I also love the hair!