The dream is real, folks. With his first show in years approaching tonight at the Filadelfiakyrkan arena, D’Angelo emerges in Stockholm. Here’s the visual proof we needed to soothe apprehension and validate our mounting excitement as the elusive soul king prepares to re-introduce himself to a long waiting audience.

We’ll be seeing D’Angelo hit the stage in London on February 3rd on part of his European tour. See below for full tourdates and for a peek behind the scenes of it all, visit tour manager Tina Farris‘ blog on Okayplayer.

D’Angelo European Tourdates 2012:
Jan 26 Stockholm, Sweden Filadelphia Church
Jan 27 Copenhagen, Denmark Vega
Jan 29 Paris, France Le Zenith
Jan 30-31 Amsterdam, NL Paradiso
Feb 3 – 4 – London, UK Brixton Academy
Feb 6 – Oslo, Norway Sentrum Scene
Feb 7 – Zurich, Switzerland Palais Xtra
Feb 9 – Amsterdam, NL Paradiso
Feb 10 – Stockholm, Sweden Filadelphia Church

[via HouseOfCoxhead]