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Complacent Eno 22nd May 2009

Brian Eno’s vision of a resurgence in live music tours and festivals (May) is all very well, but it ignores those musicians who are too old or sick to tour—or are disinclined to because they have families. Even those who do tour incessantly don’t usually make enough for niceties like health insurance and have to run the risks of traffic accidents and having their gear stolen. These things may not be evident from behind the mixing desk at a U2 session, but I’m sure I’m not alone in thinking Eno should get out into the…

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