Wonderful though Lee's first concert in Southend was, with his second he reached a whole other level - he was sublime! The set list was more or less the same - one addition, one omission - and performed with the same power, passion and sensitivity but with the greater assurance that comes from having already wowed a crowd!
He did introduce his band this time - his Musical Director, on keyboards, is Duncan Waugh with Mike Bennett on guitar, Mason Neely on drums, Oroh Angiama on bass and Carl on second keyboards (missing surname gratefully received!).
He was again supported by Niamh Perry, who sang four solo numbers and a duet with Lee, and the mix of old favourites from the Any Dream Will Do TV programme, tracks from both his albums, a few musical theatre numbers and a few standards struck exactly the right note with the extremely appreciative audience.
I have included the set list on a separate page.
Thanks to BlueTopaz for these screencaps from a few seconds of video of the curtain call (lovely to see Lee bringing the band forward, and Niamh back on stage, for a West End style bow!)
Although I took no photos during the concert, I include a couple from the Stage Door afterwards, where he again spent a long time chatting to and signing for fans. Click thumbnails to view larger images.
Lee's full concert schedule (including past appearances) can be found at - CONCERT DATES
Last updated: 7 November 2014