Friday, March 14, 2008

Magnetic Attraction

Tonight I had the perfect date: a live Magnetic Fields show followed by Indian food.

The MF were wonderful. Sam, the cellist, looks like an early Ottoman invader, and he has the most beautiful hands I have ever seen on a man; I found myself staring at them all night. They performed "Papa Was a Rodeo," and I reflected that it was three years ago next month that I first heard this song performed, out in Berwyn. I'd barely heard of The Magnetic Fields and after hearing the cover of this song I ran out and picked up a CD and became hooked big time.

Afterward, bhaingan bharta while reading Persepolis.

A perfect evening.

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