POPMART Leg 5: 1998, Australia, Japan, South Africa

Mar
25
2001

Day off - Miami

We slept. I think everyone in the whole touring party spent most of the day in a blur. I was quite surprised to find that today was declared a day off, rather than taking the opportunity for further rehearsals in the Fort Lauderdale venue, but I wasn't about to argue. I think the band realised that it would be far more beneficial in the long run to let everyone recuperate to some degree from the extremely intense month we've all just lived through. Or perhaps they just didn't want to miss the Oscars.

I did miss most of the Oscars, as it turned out. Despite not having got out of bed till 2pm, I was face down in the pillow again by nine o'clock.. The last thing I remember is Bjork dancing about dressed as the dying swan. Or maybe I dreamt that...

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