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I´ve been around for longer than I thought
From : Maud
OK guys, it was all for R.E.M. me and my husband went to a weird Spanish festival in July 2008. 5h drive, pedals on the floor just to hear the set from the outside. The sound was coming and going amid dust clouds that caused we weren´t allowed to enter the literally empty festival area, still it sounded fab. When we finally got to the stage running, that´s when you have just finished. I was so frustrated I wanted to forget it. And I did! 2 years later I totally fell in love with ITLAOTE and when I finally got the chance to see you live, I couldn´t believe it! I had no internet, I had no idea, just that one&only CD that got me through the darkest times when going to gigs was far from possible - suddenly it all clicked, OMG it´s the band we hadn´t seen, my only memory was Tom appearing to be so humble sharing one stage with R.E.M. he just left mid song and kept playing from behind + the song Michael Stipe announced as „a request of our dear friends Editors“ as a dream come true. I believe life gives us clues until we get it. I literally got my life back that night. However the weirdest encounter was with a bus “of a band” stranded near the motorway crossing (Paris, N, S, direction DE) on January 28, 2006 around noon...
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