...Then something happens that I have never before witnessed in all my years of touring. The band return to the stage, walk to the front edge - and sit down. They're taking in the scene, soaking up the sound of the crowd singing and looking out at the vast sea of humanity. The band being entertained by it's audience.
I had intended to speak to one of the locals to try to find out what the song being sung was and its significance. I also intended to ask the band what possessed them to just wander out to sit down and watch.
Somehow though, the moment was perfect as it was. It was glorious for the fact that it just came out of nowhere and appeared to have no rhyme or reason. Beautifully surreal. Understanding it could only dilute the memory.
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