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Well, Beavis, a completely different audience from last night in Portland, but they got there in the end. I have a full morning,and half the afternoon in Seattle to sample the delights. A coffee at Seattle Coffee Co in the morning might be a good way to kick off.


Yeah Portland was quite wild, huh?  I noticed for both shows, the song that really got the crowd going was "Time Again".  In Portland, after you guys finished up that song, the crowd started yelling out songs they wanted you to play next, and you were a bit taken aback... and you said something like "Aw Geez!".  My buddy and I were laughing over that and quoting it for the next couple days.

Portland also had some real funny stuff going on, with that one guy going up to the stage and dancing around.  He was told by an usher to sit down, but he didn't obey. It was a little awkward at first, but after a bit I noticed all you guys grinning about the situation. Soon enough there was a large crowd down by the stage joining the guy.  Portland really loves you guys!

Seattle took a bit to get going, but like you said, the crowd was there eventually as well.

Hope you enjoyed your time in Seattle.  Wish I would have run into you so I could have said hello.  My buddy and I kept an eye out but didn't see you.  I maybe wouldn't have approached you anyway, because I respect your privacy.  Next tour I'll have to spring for the VIP.

What memorable shows they both were!  First time hearing you live.  The music sounds so much "heavier" live... It just had a lot of bite to it.  The bass was nice and loud, we could feel the vibrations of it on several occasions.  It felt good.

It's been a few days and I'm still on a high about it.  Looking forward to next time!  Cheers to you, Geoff, Steve, and Carl.  Thanks!

Edit: I really dig the vocals you do during the "Holy War" chorus, as the chords are changing, you follow them around with "Whoa-oh" melodies.  Nice!

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I might have said 'Aw, Geez' , but I followed it with 'wrong band!', because someone was shouting for King Crimson. There was indeed a fine sprinkling of nutters, and both shows were a really enjoyable way to end our US tour----I'm glad we came. I'm also happy you enjoyed yourself, please come again.
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that must have been Drazen.
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I might have said 'Aw, Geez' , but I followed it with 'wrong band!', because someone was shouting for King Crimson.


Oh! I did not catch that.  Makes more sense now.

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There was indeed a fine sprinkling of nutters, and both shows were a really enjoyable way to end our US tour----I'm glad we came. I'm also happy you enjoyed yourself, please come again.


Thank you, and you can bet I'll be there.

Our city's 'unofficial' motto is "Keep Portland Weird".  They definitely do a pretty good job of it

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I might have said 'Aw, Geez' , but I followed it with 'wrong band!', because someone was shouting for King Crimson. There was indeed a fine sprinkling of nutters, and both shows were a really enjoyable way to end our US tour----I'm glad we came. I'm also happy you enjoyed yourself, please come again.


Not the same gent who trundled up the aisle to say hello at St Mary le. Bow, was it?
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It was his American cousin, mags, but he had the same devil-may-care je ne sais quoi.
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It was his American cousin, mags, but he had the same devil-may-care je ne sais quoi.


The type of "je ne sais quoi" that only an American can truly own.  More like, "je ne sais pas, quoi?"  I laugh because I am.

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