Lead singer of The Who say’s he’s ‘F**king Sick Of it’

Roger Daltrey Is Fed Up With One Certain Thing He Thinks Is ‘Ruining” Concerts These Days.

Are you the concert going type who likes to ‘see’ or ‘know’ the setlist before the show? Apparently, a lot of people are and that is really making Rock icon Roger Daltrey, lead singer of The Who really annoyed (to put it kindly).

What happened to the element of surprises? “There’s no surprises left with concerts these days, ‘cause everybody wants to see the setlist” he mentioned to Billboard magazine. “I’m fucking sick of it.”

You can find setlists often posted on websites like Setlist.fm or many social media outlets, so many fans already know what to expect from the shows and Daltrey absolutely hates it. He say’s, “The Internet’s ruined the live shows for me,” he goes on to say, “Who wants to know what’s coming next” People forget about surprises. I can’t stand it.”

Even though he was laughing during the interview Daltrey says “Why not just start to listen to the bloody show in the toilet then?” when Billboard suggested that maybe some fans just want to know so if they need a bathroom break, they don’t miss their favorite song.

Daltrey is kicking off a solo tour of the United States this week so try not to be tempted to check the setlist ahead of time as Roger is already unhappy to know setlist.fm is already on it.

What are your thoughts about this? Do you like knowing the setlist ahead of time? Let us know in the comments section.

Jill Munroe


I'm Jill, I've been in radio on and off for many years now and it will always be a passion of mine.

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