' I was able to get 2 Artist AAA laminates, one extra one for my great friend Liam, who had to go around, also as Dave Hingerty. He was enjoying that I can tell you. Free booze backstage, and hanging out with, and having breakfast and dinner in the same room as, the likes of Lou Reed and Nick Cave, and making up tall stories to people who thought he was me'.
“This is stuff our dads wouldn’t have talked about.”
January 10th, 2023
Happy new year! In 2023, I aim to occasionally recall stories from the vaults including great or strange experiences I had with such luminaries as Trevor Horn, Bobby Womack, Pete Townsend, Steve Albini...and well, in this case below...Chris Martin. 'Clank'!
December 27th, 2022
Someone on the coach noticed I had 25 spare tickets that the company asked me to tout outside the Stadio Olimpico which was surrounded by police horses and helicopters. I asked this large tough streetwise red haired Dubliner to help me sell them.
December 19th, 2022
'So, I’m upholding that promise and will learn the songs even though another drummer is doing the gigs presently. Madness I know, but I actually enjoy it. Headphones, great music, drums, pen and paper. Heavenly'.