And One More For The Road

With her hubby banged up in Pentonville Prison, it’d be no surprise if Amy Winehouse ordered "one for my baby" and downed a drink, but she looked as if she’d also had a few more for the road when her U.K. tour opened in Birmingham November 10.

The sections of the media that weren’t already camped out on the doorstep of her London home appear to have been at the gig, getting their knives sharpened to carve up a show that the Daily Telegraph described as "a shambolic and apparently drunken performance."

Winehouse reportedly left the National Indoor Arena crowd less than wowed by continually dedicating songs to husband Blake Fielder-Civil, who’s languishing behind bars and awaiting trial on charges of attempting to pervert the course of justice.

The charge relates to his alleged intervention in another case, in which he’s accused of assault causing actual bodily harm.

He’s said to have been trying to derail the trial by paying the victim and chief witness £200,000 to skip the country.

Three others including the victim have also been arrested and charged with attempting to pervert the course of justice.

Most papers detailed Winehouse’s performance from its "slow and slurry start," focusing on how she responded to the boos from the audience by saying: "Let me tell you something. First of all, if you’re booing you’re a mug for buying a ticket. Second, to all those booing, just wait till my husband gets out of incarceration. And I mean that."

She cried "Blakey" at the end of "Back To Black" and mournfully told the punters: "Nothing’s going to bring my husband back," before starting her song "Wake Up" by saying, "This is for my husband."