Last Friday night, the Starlite Occident stage had the honor of receiving the legendary british rock star, Rod Stewart. The London artist is one of the most important musicians of all time, with a stellar career that spans many genres, especially rock.
Rod Stewart has sold over 250 million albums and singles, managing to reach number one with no less than ten of his albums. In 2016 he was Knighted by Queen Elizabeth II of England for his services to music and charity. From rock to folk to R&B, he has left an indelible mark on international music.
Throughout his career, Rod Stewart has been recognized as the best singer of his generation. His songs have become modern classics and hymns that have transcended time, impacting the lives of his fans and later that of his children. His unmistakable torn voice, his blond hair and the fit of his jeans have been the hallmarks of an artist who marked an era and who continues to set stages on fire at almost 80 years of age.
From the year 1962 in which the artist start playing the harmonica in the street, has not stopped composing. He was part of the Jeff Beck Group and the great Faces (formerly Small Faces), in which a young Ronnie Wood from Rolling Stones also participated. However, Stewart’s artistic concern meant that, in parallel, he was always publishing his solo albums. During the 1970s, he grabbed several number one hits in the UK, US, Canada and Australia with his rock ballads. In the late ’70s and early ’80s, Stewart went through a disco and ‘new wave’ phase that led to the Rod Stewart ‘soft rock’ that so many joys has given his followers.
In his long-awaited concert at the Starlite Occident Auditoriumin Marbella, Rod Stewart presented a unique show performing the greatest hits of his career. And, accompanied on stage, six female members and six male members of the choirs. Among the musicians, violins, harp, keyboards, acoustic guitars and drums. Rod Stewart was surrounded by an excellent combo in the Auditorium.
And accompanying the singer was also his entire family: “We are enjoying a great holiday in Marbellawith our children. We still have two more days here, but it’s been brilliant. The people have been lovely to us, thank you very much,” Stewart declared on stage.
Rod Stewart’s legendary live performance left all attendees in awe. A true celebration of music, in which Rod Stewart demonstrated his excellent condition. His charisma on stage and his ability to connect with audiences transcend generations and musical genres. Demonstrating that time has practically not passed by himRod Stewart masterfully interpreted each of his songs.
Review of his successes and magical moments
addicted to love was the song chosen to open a two-hour greatest hits show. Later, it was followed by versions of Some Guys Have All the luck, I don’t want to talk about it, Da Ya Think I’m Sexy, Saiing either “Maggie Mayamong others, with which he put the public on their feet.
The night was full of magical moments. Among the most special, Rod Stewart’s emotion when remembering his old friend, Tina Turnerwhen he went on to interpret It takes two and thus honoring the version that both used to interpret together.
Also when, spontaneously, he invited his daughter Ruby to perform together on stage Forever Young: “It’s a party here! I’m working, but my whole family is here tonight. I hope I don’t fall. I’d like to bring my daughter, Ruby, who is going to sing Forever Young with me“said the singer.
The event was attended by numerous personalities, among which were Judge Santiago Pedraz and Elena Hormigos; the coach Diego Simeone and Carla Pereyra; the Argentine actor Óscar Martínez and Marina Borensztein; chef José Andrés; supermodel Valeria Mazza and Alejandro Gravier; the television stations Arancha de Benito and Luján Argüelles; the designer Palomo Spain; the mayoress of Marbella, María Ángeles Muñoz; and more well-known faces such as Gunilla von Bismarck, Marta Martínez-Bordiú, Ana Antic, Begoña and Pedro Trapote, or the British businesswoman Caroline Stanbury, who did not want to miss the opportunity to see the living legend of rock at the best boutique festival in the world, in a night that will remain in memory as an unforgettable experience.
After the concert in the Auditorium, Starlite Occident continued their great after party all night in the Sessions space to the rhythm of DJ Nano. With a new virtual stage, immersive digital screens throughout and the most advanced technology, the audience vibrated and danced to the rhythm of greatest hits in the lounge of Starlite Occident, the perfect place to fully immerse yourself in the best nightlife under the stars.