“This next one’s about leaving. And I see my friend Taylor Holland standing in the back there, because he’s the tallest person in the room. He just moved to Paris from Texas. Let’s hear it for leaving!”
And so, my first international shout-out was followed by a smattering of half-hearted, confused applause from some French hipsters who braved the rail strike to go see the Fiery Furnaces.
Of note, the bass player (left) is Jason Lowenstein from Sebadoh.