To my knowledge this is the only show we ever played in Berlin. We loved playing in Germany but it was often a balancing act to make the show for our local fans and not about rowdy British squaddies. Other than that, it was a very hot night.
One of the reasons I remember less about shows in 1993 is the fact Lorraine and I were touring with a nine-month-old baby coming along for the ride. It was full on, but enjoyable and the show time was often the simplest two hours of the day. You will hear too that we finished with… Read More
If you ask any member of Deacon Blue about this gig, even if you should quiz some of the crew, they will tell you they remember this occasion for the soundcheck as much as the concert itself. Aqualung was a sports/leisure hall somewhere outside Madrid where, in the afternoon as we prepared for the event… Read More
Our trip to Japan in 93 was a great experience if a little exhausting for us. Lorraine and I took our 9-month-old baby with us and in truth she never really got the memo about the time difference. So one of my main memories is of sitting through the night reading a book called ‘Officer… Read More