The Paris Review has posted Dean Wareham's diary of his recent trip to Tokyo to play a couple of "Dean Wareham plays Galaxie 500" shows, 20 years after Galaxie 500 had split meaning they never got to play there.

From the stage tonight I notice three different people crying as I sing “Blue Thunder,” which is a song about the power-steering action in my old 1975 Dodge Dart and doesn’t quite seem worth crying about, though admittedly it is also a song about being alone behind the wheel, and I wail about driving “so far away,” so maybe that’s what did it.

Read the whole diary at The Paris Review