Luna NYC 050228

Luna played their last show ten years ago tonight - here's how it ended...

luna's last

I kept asking myself, "How do you feel?" I should have felt sad, right? And I was sad, but also knew that I was ready for all this to be over. We played "Indian Summer" for the very last time, and I thought, we're playing this for the last tim e. I had always enjoyed listening to Sean's beautiful guitar solo, the way he bent certain notes on his Jazzmaster. Tonight I moved stage left, so I could hear it better. Then I counted down to the end, the two notes that go back and forth all through the song, and we were done playing that particular song...

Dean Wareham - Black Postcards

http://media.fullofwishes.co.uk/02-luna/audio/luna-20050228-indian-summer-nyc.mp3
MP3: Luna - Indian Summer (2005-02-28 - Bowery Ballroom, NYC)

... and launched into "23 Minutes in Brussels," which builds to a pounding climax but then falls apart softly and slowly. We exited the stage, and it was a relief to be walking upstairs, knowing that we would not be back the very next night

Dean Wareham - Black Postcards

http://media.fullofwishes.co.uk/02-luna/audio/luna-20050228-23-minutes-in-brussels-nyc.mp3
MP3: Luna - 23 Minutes in Brussels (2005-02-28 - Bowery Ballroom, NYC)

Luna, final show, after party

BUT...

Luna will be back, they're playing a comeback show in Los Angeles in April (that apparently sold out in about seven minutes!) before heading off for a fortnight in Spain (and one night in Portugal - where you'll find me), and then playing some more3 dates around the US (and hopefully elsewhere) during the summer and autumn.

Keep your eyes on A Head Full of Wishes for the dates as they break!