Water is literally falling out of the sky here in Newcastle, but the mood in the camp is excellent. For a start, I’m not actually camping, which is a real plus, and also these gigs have gone great.
Henry Tudor House was a gorgeous venue, and another sell out. I love the extra dimension that The Manual brings, but it does make picking setlists harder. Mixing different kinds of songs together is a big goal for me. Life isn’t always the same, so why should music be? Not sure I got the balance right that night, but the crowd were so great it didn’t matter.
Leeds was a wonderfully eclectic night, with such an exciting atmosphere. It was a particular pleasure to meet Louis Barabbas and Issimo Music. Check out their music if you fancy something new.
Lastly, Sam Brookes and I put on our own Newcastle show … Read the rest