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Dear Mr. E E Cherry...why are you so lame?

2007-07-08 14:03
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I thought it was quite funny when you forgot the lyrics to your song, our very own Chris Chameleon did the same thing later that night. Mind you, he was singing a Sotho song by Neo Muyanga. Did you manage to catch their show? Amazing, right? It was great to see so many people at your show, I just wish more of them stuck around for the local guys afterwards. Some of them were quite drunk though, I apologise on their behalf. I saw all those NO SMOKING, NO TALKING signs everywhere, and when they closed the bar during sets, I guessed that you must have a very delicate composition. I hope those fools didn't put you off. The highlight for me was when you played that song by Steve Earle. It seemed really sincere and heartfelt. You didn't seem to have the same intensity through the rest of the set, though. Luckily we have pretty good audiences here, so when your one (or was it two?) hits came through, I'm sure you could feel the love. Wow, we were singing so loudly. But you're probably used to that. I guess you must have been glad it happened, your voice sounded a little rough around the edges. Not that we are complaining, how could we? Travel well, Mr. Cherry, and remember us fondly. I'm sure that you, just like Rodriguez did, will find a welcome home here with us until your dying day. Loedi van Renen

Dear Mr. E E Cherry,
Thank you for your show on Thursday night, I'm sure that everyone enjoyed it even more than I did. And just in case you were wondering (but you probably aren't), we didn't mind waiting an extra hour or so for you to arrive, it must be quite a flight from Sweden. Besides, we South Africans tend to crap our pants when big international artists like yourself visit our little country. Even if they are has-beens or one hit wonders, as they often are.
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