September 22, 2009


Popcandy posts a real sweet report on Andromeda Klein night at the Housing Works on Friday. I'm honored. Thanks, Whit!

It was a good time. I'm still surprised whenever I find myself in a room full of people who sing along (and know all the words) to my songs -- even I can't do that. It was the same at the Sidewalk Cafe, with the added twist that some of the people there filled in some of the back up vox as well. That was surreal, but at the same time oddly comforting.

You know, for the last few weeks I've been asking audiences to applaud prematurely near the end of the song "Andromeda Klein" so I don't have to play the ending solo (you know, like in the Partridge Family or with the bands that would mime their songs on Twiggy's Jukebox.) But maybe, with a little effort, I could get the bookstore audiences to do all the parts so I could play the end. Someone would have to sing the flute-synth part and others could sing the vox (we'd need around five parts probably.) I know it's never gonna happen, but it's kind of funny to think about.

Posted by Dr. Frank at September 22, 2009 02:41 PM | TrackBack

Can you get The Prophet Samuel on bass and rat-catching and Moe Bilalabama on guitar?

Posted by: ben at September 22, 2009 04:19 PM

Let me know where to be and I can just sort of blend into any crowd and provide backups.

Posted by: Jaredo at September 22, 2009 04:31 PM

I was thinking about that on the ride home, audience members participating in songs. Now that you're considering it, I'll learn how to play the recorder and we can play "I Don't Need You Now".

Posted by: D.J. at September 22, 2009 04:50 PM

Haha, thanks, Frank! Singing backups at the sidewalk show was so much fun.

Posted by: Christian at September 22, 2009 05:12 PM
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