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Revealed: The REAL reason why Tones And I a & # 39; shocking & # 39; live performance at the MCG delivered during AFL Grand Final

AFL fans beat Tones and I for her & # 39; shocking & # 39; Grand Final pre-show entertainment at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Saturday.

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But the singer-songwriter is perhaps not entirely responsible for the lackluster performance, given that the MCG is designed for cricket instead of live music.

The large open-air structure has long been criticized for poor acoustics, with concert visitors reporting excessive reverberation, bizarre echo, mutilated sounds and sound absorption.

Rising battle: Singer-songwriter Tones and I may not be entirely responsible for her poor performance during the AFL Grand Final on Saturday, since Melbourne Cricket Ground is designed for cricket instead of live music

Rising battle: Singer-songwriter Tones and I may not be entirely responsible for her poor performance during the AFL Grand Final on Saturday, since Melbourne Cricket Ground is designed for cricket instead of live music

Tones and I is indeed the newest in a series of live artists who have fallen victim to the auditory dangers of Australia's largest stadium.

The most famous example was in 2011, when Meat Loaf delivered something that is generally considered to be the worst AFL pre-game performance ever.

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Meat Loaf later defended his bizarre and off-pitch vocals and blamed the MCG for his poor acoustics.

She's not the first! Tones and I is the newest in a series of live artists who have fallen victim to the auditory dangers of Australia's largest stadium. Pictured: Meat Loaf during the MCG during the AFL Grand Final in 2011

She's not the first! Tones and I is the newest in a series of live artists who have fallen victim to the auditory dangers of Australia's largest stadium. Pictured: Meat Loaf during the MCG during the AFL Grand Final in 2011

She's not the first! Tones and I is the newest in a series of live artists who have fallen victim to the auditory dangers of Australia's largest stadium. Pictured: Meat Loaf during the MCG during the AFL Grand Final in 2011

In his defense: Meat Loaf defended his bizarre and off-pitch vocals and blamed the MCG for his poor acoustics

In his defense: Meat Loaf defended his bizarre and off-pitch vocals and blamed the MCG for his poor acoustics

In his defense: in 2011, Meat Loaf defended his bizarre and off-pitch vocals and blamed the MCG for his poor acoustics

He also accused AFL management of not delivering a live piano & # 39; and said he didn't have enough time for a sound check.

Speak to the Sunday Mail he threw AFL bosses like & # 39; fucks & # 39; and described his critics on social media as & # 39; eikelaren & # 39 ;.

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& # 39; I'm sorry, [AFL managers are] jerks. I don't like them, & he said.

& # 39; And I will tell you something, everyone I hear announces that they are going to play for them, I'm going to write a letter to that specific artist and tell them not to do that! & # 39;

Sounds familiar? Ellie Goulding also delivered a poor performance during the AFL Grand Final in 2015

Sounds familiar? Ellie Goulding also delivered a poor performance during the AFL Grand Final in 2015

Sounds familiar? Ellie Goulding also delivered a poor performance during the AFL Grand Final in 2015

Slammed: Ellie was widely criticized on social media at the time, with some fans even accusing her of lip synchronization, which she strongly denied

Slammed: Ellie was widely criticized on social media at the time, with some fans even accusing her of lip synchronization, which she strongly denied

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Slammed: Ellie was widely criticized on social media at the time, with some fans even accusing her of lip synchronization, which she strongly denied

Ellie Goulding also delivered a poor performance during the AFL Grand Final in 2015.

The British singer had to deal with a number of sound problems and even seemed to miss the start of her backing track, which forced the audio team to restart the entire set.

She was widely criticized on social media at the time, with some fans even accusing her of lip synchronization, which she strongly denied.

Not again! In 2017, Guns N & # 39; Roses also experienced sound problems at the MCG during their Australian tour

Not again! In 2017, Guns N & # 39; Roses also experienced sound problems at the MCG during their Australian tour

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Not again! In 2017, Guns N & # 39; Roses also experienced sound problems at the MCG during their Australian tour

Not happy! Despite generally positive reviews, the band did receive negative feedback from audience members who complained about poor sound quality on social media

Not happy! Despite generally positive reviews, the band did receive negative feedback from audience members who complained about poor sound quality on social media

Not happy! Despite generally positive reviews, the band did receive negative feedback from audience members who complained about poor sound quality on social media

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In 2017, Guns N & # 39; Roses also experienced sound problems at the MCG during their Australian tour.

Despite generally positive reviews, the band did receive some negative feedback from members of the public who complained about poor sound quality on social media.

A year later, glam rockers Bon Jovi ran into the same problems when they adorned the MCG as part of their This House Is Not for Sale Tour.

Oh no! A year later, glam rockers Bon Jovi ran into the same problems when they adorned the MCG as part of their This House Is Not for Sale Tour. Pictured: Jon Bon Jovi

Oh no! A year later, glam rockers Bon Jovi ran into the same problems when they adorned the MCG as part of their This House Is Not for Sale Tour. Pictured: Jon Bon Jovi

Oh no! A year later, glam rockers Bon Jovi ran into the same problems when they adorned the MCG as part of their This House Is Not for Sale Tour. Pictured: Jon Bon Jovi

Ouch! Concert visitors on Twitter and Facebook again complained that the sound quality was not satisfactory

Ouch! Concert visitors on Twitter and Facebook again complained that the sound quality was not satisfactory

Ouch! Concert visitors on Twitter and Facebook again complained that the sound quality was not satisfactory

Concert visitors on Twitter and Facebook again complained that the sound quality was not satisfactory.

In 2018, the Black Eyed Peas delivered a less-than-stellar performance during the AFL Grand Final.

In addition to that will.i.am being slammed online for checking his phone on stage, some fans asked about pitchiness and sound quality, & # 39; Fox Sports.

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Daily Mail Australia has contacted AFL for comments.

& # 39; There were some questions about the pitchiness & # 39 ;: in 2018, the Black Eyed Peas delivered a less-than-stellar performance during the AFL Grand Final

& # 39; There were some questions about the pitchiness & # 39 ;: in 2018, the Black Eyed Peas delivered a less-than-stellar performance during the AFL Grand Final

& # 39; There were some questions about the pitchiness & # 39 ;: in 2018, the Black Eyed Peas delivered a less-than-stellar performance during the AFL Grand Final

Unhappy: Some fans have asked questions about the pitch and sound quality & # 39;

Unhappy: Some fans have asked questions about the pitch and sound quality & # 39;

Unhappy: Some fans have asked questions about the pitch and sound quality & # 39;

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