Going to a Robyn live performance, there's an expectation a nonstop dance occasion. But including standout songs from her most up-to-date album, 2018's reflective Honey, to her set checklist introduced a brand new degree introspection to the dance flooring throughout the first U.S. cease her Honey Tour on the Hollywood Palladium, as half the Red Bull Music Festival.
The most notable second this temper shift got here towards the tip the live performance, when the Swedish pop star smashed out the one-two-three punch "Dancing on My Own," Honey lead single "Missing U" and "Call Your Girlfriend," leaving the gang questioning what she might presumably do to comply with up the endorphin-rush trifecta.
As it turned out, she didn't even attempt to. Instead, she began her three-song encore with the existential and melancholic "Human Being," which sees the previous self-proclaimed Fembot declaring, really, "I'm a human being." If the barrage hits was a euphoric night time out, the encore — which additionally included "Every Heartbeat" and Kindness' "Who Do You Love?" — was the morning after, the place you begin assessing your life selections and questioning should you're surrounded by the precise folks and on the precise path.
All this to say: A Robyn live performance is a lot greater than a dance occasion — however, course, there was nonetheless an entire lot dancing. The Palladium's general-admission flooring was the perfect setting for the present, as evidenced under by Pentatonix's Scott Hoying getting right down to "Indestructible." And Robyn herself barely stopped shifting all night time too, feeding f the gang and her voguing backup dancer.
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A significant spotlight the present was 2015's "Love Is Free" — the singer's housey team-up with La Bagatelle Magique, which was the proper holdover for followers throughout the eight-year wait between Robyn's Body Talk EPs and Honey — adopted by a freshly organized tackle Body Talk Pt. 1 intro monitor "Don't Fucking Tell Me What to Do." Robyn's band labored additional time, stepping up the star's dancey preparations with stay bass and booming drums.
"This is our first present outdoors Scandina," Robyn informed the gang towards the tip the present, in a single the one instances she spoke all night time. "Thank you for making it simple for me and for my band."
Robyn's Honey Tour continues Saturday (Feb. 23) with one other night time on the Palladium earlier than wrapping up in Toronto subsequent month.
Robyn's set checklist for night time 1 on the Hollywood Palladium:
Send to Robin Immediately
Hang With Me
Because It’s within the Music
Between the Lines
Love Is Free
Don't Fucking Tell Me What to Do
Dancing on My Own
Call Your Girlfriend
With Every Heartbeat
Who Do You Love?