What a tour! Dawn and I, Tim Craven and Brian Stowell started the European tour on September 7th, in Madrid. From there, by plane train and caffeine, we made our way to France, Germany, meeting our respective bands in the Netherlands, and continuing on to Brussels and a bunch of shows in the UK. The shows felt blinding, the hangs were great. Dawn and I got to run in some fantastic locales. Retiro Park in Madrid is gorgeous and Glaswegians have a green crown jewel in the Glasgow Botanical gardens.
Show highlights feel too numerous to mention, but suffice to say the Oxford Town Hall, done up in as close to airy rococo as I believe Victorian architects ever got, was a thrill to play in. The Paradiso in Amsterdam, with its great staff, great promoters and stunning atmosphere will go down as an unforgettable night. The Barbican, once we figured out how to get in, was the largest, and I feel the best, show we’ve ever played in London.
There is so much to be thankful for, and so many people to thank. For now I just want to say thank you to everyone who came to the shows, dragged their friends and family out the door to bring them, were so generous with their participation and were so much fun to play music among. I said it before but I’ll say it again, I don’t take it for granted, and I’m looking forward to coming back!
All The Very Best,