There can be fewer finer venues than London's Royal Albert Hall. The squashed red-brick cylinder may hold an audience 6,000 or so, but the venue's design, tangible sense of history and stunning acoustics make the old hall on Kensington Gore one of the world's finest and most intimate concert venues.
Perfect, then, for an old rocker to play an acoustic set of some of the most memorable modern rock'n'roll tunes you care to name. Yes, Bryan Adams is perhaps unjustly maligned for his endless 1991 record-breaker (Everything I Do) I Do It For You but, for the most part, his story is one of anthemic guitar rock, of tunes including Heaven, The Summer of '69 and Run To You, of Cuts Like A Knife and Heat of the Night.
From the early eighties and well into the new millennium, Bryan Adams has repeatedly returned to the charts with hit after hit, including a number of memorable duets with the likes of Tina Turner and Barbra Streisand, and even Melanie C. Depending on your source, Adams has shipped anything from 70 million to 100 million records worldwide. O Canada, indeed.
Bryan Adams plays the Royal Albert Hall on Monday 29th October 2012. We will have tickets available from 9am on Wednesday 10th October.