So three days into the tour and it’s been quite incredible fun. The crowds have been amazingly responsive to us, the crew and other bands are really friendly and helpful, and we’ve sold out of our tour cds to the point that we need to courier in some new ones for the next gig tomorrow. The down point is every time we get to accommodation our group flips coins to see who won’t sleep in the same room as me due to snoring (I BOUGHT A BLOODY SNORE GUARD TOO), which is a real blow to the confidence…bastards.
Above is a picture from LLandudno. North Wales is pretty cool, some nice cliffs and a right rowdy bunch for a crowd…all of whom were massively charming after.
Here’s a picture from Reading in soundcheck…
The Hexagon was some kind of awesome 80′s spaceship type building with outrageous garish dressing room and posters of heritage act stars in the catering room (Gaby Rosling in various musicals).
The gig was again great, and I’ve managed to cut open two fingers now playing guitar. I like the idea of saying it’s down to being right active on stage and what not but it’s probably due to being pretty bad at playing guitar properly.
Above is a picture from outside Southend Pavillions, where they’ve just finished a round of legally blonde the musical and last night hosted Kaiser Chiefs, All the Young and Club Smith. I think this was our best gig so far, we’d gone out for Lee’s birthday after Reading I thought I was going to cry 2 minutes before stage time I was so hungover…but I think it brought the best out of us. Really could do with a good cry though sometime soon, been a while.
Tonight…London our own gig at the Garage in Islington!