My wife and I went for the Coldplay concert last night at the National Stadium Singapore with a bunch of good friends. We couldn’t get tickets closer to the stage because of the large group and ended up with tickets all the way at the back. Both of us watched Coldplay perform before at a concert in Sydney a few years ago. The seats were closer to the middle and the stage then. The show was amazing and one of the most memorable performances of any kind we have been to.

This time round in Singapore, we went in with relatively low expectations because of the seats location and acoustics issues with the venue. And we were pleasantly surprised to find the concert much more enjoyable than we thought it will be. It was excellent and considering how we paid S$82 per ticket, which was less than what we paid …