Internationally acclaimed three time Grammy
winners the Black Eyed Peas have added a ‘world record’ to their
long list of achievements after rocking out at 41,000 feet on a
special Mile High Karaoke Virgin Blue flight from Melbourne to
Perth on Friday.
The Black Eyed Peas jammed live during the
private four hour long flight smashing the current Guinness World
Record for ‘highest ever concert performed on an aircraft’ set by
British band Jamairoquai in 2007.
On their flight to Perth Virgin Blue, The Black
Eyed Peas and nearly 140 VIP Guests onboard achieved an altitude
of 41,000 feet to nab the current Guinness World Record.
will.i.am, Fergie, Taboo and apl.de.ap, collectively known as The
Black Eyed Peas, who arrived in Perth to a ‘rock star’ welcome,
were ecstatic about the achievement. Fergie said, “It was
exciting to make history while having a silly, crazy time doing
Taboo added, “This was the true meaning of the ultimate
natural high in the sky and we all need to experience a mile high
Virgin Blue Chief Executive, Brett Godfrey,
said, “This is the first Guinness World Record breaking stunt
we’ve been involved with and we’re just thrilled to have been a
part of it by partnering with The Black Eyed Peas and successfully
pulling off an in-flight gig of this magnitude. So I’d like
send my congratulations to The Peas and also to the extensive
Virgin Blue team who have worked day and night for months to
turn a ‘crazy idea’ into a reality.”
The Black Eyed Peas
performed the final Australian concert of their The E.N.D World
Tour at Perth’s Burswood Dome on Saturday night.
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