Divasoria

phoenix, rising.

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whenever i told my friends i was going to jakarta for a short trip, they all had that weird look on their faces that just screamed out “why jakarta?”. as one friend said, nobody goes to jakarta for fun. well, for your info, i was going to jakarta to watch phoenix.

the concert did not disappoint. i also thought the experience was different. i’ve never been to jakarta and did not exactly have any great expectations about the city. it’s pretty much like any other south east asian megapolis. i do have to note that the club we went to was very pretty and i thought, fun. and believe me, i’m pretty jaded. you’ve been to one club, you’ve seen it all. or so i thought. i wish manila had that kind of vibrant scene. everything just seems stale in our lil old town.

much thanks to wysgal for organizing the trip :)

Written by divasoria

September 7th, 2009 at 11:28 am

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  1. i’m a little bit irritated i didn’t hear about this. had i known i would’ve left everything to watch!

    anonymous paul

    9 Sep 09 at 9:29 pm

  2. […] few years ago, i traveled to jakarta, indonesia to watch phoenix. and i was supposed to write a piece on the concert and about stalking sofia […]

  3. i loove phoenix! after the concert my friend and i were like “THAT WAS THE BEST CONCERT EVER, PWEDE NA AKO MAMATAY!” and then we leave the music hall to find out it had started snowing. we were about to take on a 6hour drive without snow tires, so we almost got our wish!

    Cristina

    11 Jan 11 at 10:06 am

  4. ooh i’ve seen them twice na since then including one at coachella last year. they’re amazing to watch! the daft punk x phoenix gig in NYC last october would’ve been TDF!

    divasoria

    11 Jan 11 at 10:38 am

  5. […] I’ve seen Phoenix twice before, first time was in Jakarta and the other time was during their set in Coachella back in […]

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