Win a talent competition, get a contract with Sony, become a big star. It all sounds so easy. Why isn’t everyone doing it? Well, because sometimes that little word ‘Talent’ actually means something in these competitions – and on Friday, in front of a huge Museumsplatz crowd, the young French sensation Zaz wrote the word ‘Talent’ in large font, block capital letters.
Gianna Nannini’s appearance at this years June ‚Hard Rock Calling’ Festival in Hyde Park was on a side stage in mid afternoon, long before Bon Jovi closed the days music. In Italy though Nannini has been a Rock Music icon since 1979’s ‘California’ disc depicting the Statue of Liberty with a vibrator. She headlines to thousands of devoted fans. The Museumsplatz in Bonn was the final German step of that European Tour and a chance to see if the fire of rebellion still burns.