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Europe To Tour Australia For First Time

by on November 3, 2017

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Europe’s ‘The Final Countdown’ album reached no 3 on the Australian chart in 1986. The title track reached no 2. 32 years on, the band will tour Australia fir the very first time.

The band is fronted by Joey Tempest who was around all those years ago for the big hit. Original guitarist John Norum is still with Europe. He left after ‘The Final Countdown’ but returned in 2004. Founding member and bass player Joey Tempest is also still around, He and Tempest are the only two members to have played on every Europe album.

“We are so excited to be touring Australia for the first time! It’s something we always wanted to do, but we just couldn’t make the schedules work before,” says Joey Tempest. “But now … its going to happen and we can finally hook up with our friends down under!”

Europe’s last gig was in the Netherlands on September 9.

Europe setlist 9 September 2017, Netherlands

War of Kings (from War Of Kings, 2015)
Hole in My Pocket (from War Of Kings, 2015)
Rock the Night (from The Final Countdown, 1986)
Scream of Anger (from Wings of Tomorrow, 1984)
Last Look at Eden (from Last Look At Eden, 2009)
Carrie (from The Final Countdown, 1986)
The Second Day (from War Of Kings, 2015)
Firebox (from Bag Of Bones, 2012)
Sign of the Times (from Out of This World, 1988)
Wings of Tomorrow (from Wings of Tomorrow, 1984)
Ready or Not (from Out of This World, 1988)
Drum Solo
Nothin’ to Ya (from War Of Kings, 2015)
Cherokee (from The Final Countdown, 1986)
Superstitious (from Out of This World, 1988)

The Final Countdown (from The Final Countdown, 1986)



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