Monday, April 4, 2016


From this report I see that Gogol Bordello's Eugene Hutz covered David Bowie's "Breaking Glass" last week. Here's the original for reference.

To me it seems an inspired collision of song and performer. Unfortunately no video seems to have been posted so far. I'll definitely keep looking.

In other news, Michael Stipe has pierced his septum, and it's not my place to approve or disapprove of that.


susan said...

It sounds as though the two concerts (either or both) were the places to be if one happened to be slumming the weekend in NYC. What a cast. You're right that Eugene Hutz performing 'Breaking Glass' would have been a high point. We got to see Gogol Bordello in a smallish club in Portland and they were great.

I'll second your non-opinion about Michael Stipe's septum. You just have to hope he doesn't suffer from allergies.

Ben said...

Gogol Bordello seems like a really good band to see in an intimate setting. Hutz is obviously, as David Byrne would put it, "a real livewire." It's the kind of energy that's best used directly engaging with the crowd.

Those kinds of body mods seem to be big with the generation that came after mine. Stipe's not that, but it probably is part of the reason he did it.