Vertigo Leg 1: 2005, US

Jul
10
2001

Show Day: Stockholm - The Globe, Show Two

10 July 2001
Show Day: Stockholm - The Globe, Show Two
After months of polite, tedious, exasperation, a notice has appeared on the video & lighting control side of the "mix position". (That's the island of technology that sits at the back of the arena floor from where all the technical bits of the show are controlled). It reads:

Answers to most frequently asked questions:

1) No, you can't have the set list.2) Willie isn't here.3) Sorry, we can't get you into the heart/dressing room/backstage.4) Yes, we have met the band. They're very nice.5) We got into the business when we were children & have worked very hard ever since.6) I'm sorry we can't accept your demo tape.7) We don't know what city we're going to next.8) Or which one we just came from.9) Or what city this is.10) The sound guy is the little beardy fella over the other side.

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