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16 Years Ago DEF LEPPARD Launch SPARKLE LOUNGE/Film Promo Video In LONDON

Def Leppard 2008. By dltourhistory

Def Leppard played an intimate club show on 6th May 2008 in London, England to launch the Sparkle Lounge album in the UK.

The show took place at the Carling Academy Islington in London, England.

The first show in London since the June 2006 show at Hammersmith Odeon on the YEAH! tour.

A show that was announced exclusively to ticket holders for the main June 2008 UK tour dates. Ticketmaster ticket holders were notified of the show by email with a link to purchase up to two tickets for this secret show.

It was billed as 'Into The Sparkle Lounge' and as used as a launch party for the album which had been released on CD/DVD on 5th May. The band also talked to the UK press during the day at the venue including many TV interviews.

Footage from the show was recorded officially and added as bonus material on the UK Sparkle Lounge album website for a short time.

The live footage for the 'C'mon C'mon' promo video was also filmed at this gig which saw that song and 'Hallucinate' performed for the first time in concert having been debuted a couple of weeks before for fans attending the taping of the Jimmy Kimmel show in the USA.

View footage of these songs via the YouTube playlist link. 'Hallucinate' was never performed again after this show.

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