Yes.. well been mad busy. Lot's to tell. So... where were we? Barcelona right?
The trip from Barcelona to Paris was uneventful as you would imagine. Landed in the rain and rushed across town to sit in a cold room for three hours waiting to do some bizarre TV show where me and six other French people occupied some kind of rustic dining table for a casual chat while they ate desert! For real...
As you can imagine it was a bit awkward. Me... not knowing the lingo had to wear an ear piece what had an interpreter translating the conversation into my lug-hole. Still had no fucking idea what they were on about.
The gig in Paris was great. It was in a place called Grand Rex Theatre. Incredible upholstery!
The seats would most definitely have been stolen had it been in England! Two of that band The Strokes were there... Fab and Albert to be exact. I ain't seen them for long time.. cool cats man.
Had a brilliant night out after. Stumbled into an empty restaurant at fuck knows what time to catch two french dudes - one on piano and one on the guitar - playing that song Harvest Moon by Neil Young. What followed was mega. They started taking requests... well at least I think they did... and before you know it, it was 5am!!
They went through every genre of music I've ever heard of!! '50s, '60s, '70s, 80s... they stopped at the '90s though, thankfully. My lovely good lady wife kept them on their little French toes with a barrage of '80s demands what peaked with the Wham Rap! It really was fucking mega. Needless to say the next day was spent nursing a rather sore head. Well worth it though. I LOVE PARIS!
So... last night's gig here in Hamburg was okay.. not bad... if I'm being honest I was still feeling it a little bit from Paris. Someone - they were definitely german - kept shouting out, clear as day, in between songs "KEVIN KEEGAN!"
Off to Berlin just now.