Subject: Fish 2002- On the wing as "The Crow" flies!
Dear Fishheads, Freaks, fans and the Company!
On Thursday I received confirmation of a booking which to say the least is highly unique and exciting.
British Airways are putting together a new promotional campaign around the newly revitalised Concorde flights and unveiling their new aircraft which is black and made out of the same material as the USAF stealth aircraft. They have decided to call it the "Crow" and after introductions from my brother in law who is a pilot I have been offered a regular gig during the Summer playing to the first and business class passengers in their lounge bar on the aircraft. I will be playing twice a day, 5 times a week on the outgoing and incoming journeys with an 8 hour stopover in New York. As space is slightly restricted John Martyr and Steve Vantsis will have to record their contributions on tape with Robin, Irvin and I playing acoustic/electric 45 minute sets including the new "Field of Crows" numbers that we will be writing during the period. This gives me an excellent opportunity to not only play in the new material but also the chance to expose myself to VIP's some of which will be involved in the music and film industry and who are regular travellers on the Concorde flight. After discussions with Yatta we have decided to use the flights to play a regular gig in NYC and John and Steve will travel with us on the flights to set up the show each day. We will play around 30 shows in the New York area over the Summer including an open air at the "Crows" hanger at JFK airport. All the gigs on the plane will be broadcast on British Airways aircraft in-flight entertainment systems world-wide and I have secured rights to sell merchandise on the BA trolleys. I think this is an important step and gives me a brilliant chance to Tap into America!
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lots of love
Onkel Fish ;-)
Note from Mo: See the date...
Email 1st April 2002