LONDON photos, wrap-up and links….
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hey gorgeous people.
BAM dalam…night two of london in za bag.
i’ll let you who were there judge, but both nights were fucking fantastic – although last night felt more relaxed because night #2 in the same venue usually works that way. no caitlin moran, though
the other guests: perhaps contraption, andrew o’neill, and le gateau chocolat KILLED it both nights. i die die with happiness that i have such good performer friends in london. london is a warm bath of weird performers.
…..here are some beautiful photographs by neil’s (and mine, by marriage) cousin elliott franks:
http://elliottfranks.photoshelter.com/gallery/An-Evening-with-Amanda-Palmer-8th-June-2015/G0000Y03_xis91e0 - elliott is wonderful. feast yer eyes on that church, man. aie.
the webcast is WATCHABLE if you missed the show! we’re going to keep it there in unedited glory for a while and work on an edit to go up on youtube/vimeo.
the password is a few posts back, for backers only:
i’m leaving it out of this post because it’s public.
MEANWHILE, here’s the set list, but i may be off a song or two, comment if you can to correct and i’ll fix-y later:
-perhaps contraption play!-
-andrew o’neill does stand up!-
THE WIND THAT SHAKES THE BARLEY (Irish a cappella ballad – Robert Dwyer Joyce)
JUMP (derek and clive cover)
MAP OF TASMANIA
-Caitlin Moran reads a letter-
-Caitlin Moran & Amanda Chat-
BIGGER ON THE INSIDE
PREGNANT WOMAN ARE SMUG- (garfunkel&oates cover w/ Whitney Moses)
-Le Gateau Chocolat sings “i want to dance with someboday” (whitney houston)-
DELILAH – with whitney moses
THE BED SONG
THE KILLING TYPE
THERE IS A LIGHT THAT NEVER GOES OUT (smiths cover)
LEEDS UNITED (w/ perhaps contraption)
here’s some fun b&w polaroids from backstage, too, taken by a blog called The Line of Best Fit:
the reason there was no encore was because there was a STRICT 10:30 curfew and we’d already hit 10:35 and the venue was like no no no.
then i literally hopped in a cab after the show and went straight to the BBC where they’d invited me, 3 hours prior, to hop on newsnight and do an interview with la roux and a journalist from the guardian about women/misogyny in UK festivals. it was typically fluffy and the guy was kind of (in UK speak) a knob, but whatevs…here’s the clip
tonight is the signing at waterstones in trafalgar sq – i know i’m going to see some of you there…and wonderful crouch end local robin stevenson (are you on here robin? i think you are) is going to decorate the signing table so that it isn’t corporate looking backdrop of black and white and plastiiiiiiic.
then tomorrow i’m going to take they day off with mr palmer who’s on his way back to the UK from san fran, and then we head to ireland together.
i have a big recording surprise to announce
i love you guys.
p.s. i’m 26 weeks pregnant and the fetus is the size of an english hothouse cucumber.