Monday, February 16, 2009

The Singer and Not the Song

So for Valentine's Day Amy and I, after a fine dinner we cook, go to see Philip Glass and Patti Smith in a tribute to Allen Ginsberg, as there's nothing more romantic than maxi-minimalism meets punk meets beat. It's wonderful, if not quite as synergistic as I hoped--for one example, Glass, while sitting at his piano and almost mouthing the choruses, refuses to play the Roy Bittan parts (at least I assume they're Bittan parts or Richard Sohl was channeling him) on the encore of "Because the Night."

To come up with a quick post after a day off from real work to do a full day's of freelance, I go visit the YouTube friend figuring something worth posting is there, and instead find this weirdness. So enjoy:

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5 Comments:

Blogger Smitty said...

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5:55 AM  
Blogger Queen Whackamole said...

and she was opening for ADAM RICH!

wv: nosoo (as in, say it no sooooo)

9:55 AM  
Blogger E-6 said...

OMG. Stranger still, I kinda liked it. Patty's got the power.

Sounds like a cool gig you guys saw on VD, George. I'm jealous.

5:37 PM  
Anonymous Jeff said...

That weirdness is the bullseye of Cat Power's soul. Anyone notice she forgot the words?

7:37 PM  
Blogger E-6 said...

Good point, Jeff. Chan and Patty have a lot in common.

wv: pillo. That's not a bad idea.

7:49 PM  

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