I’ve grinned, tongue-tied in front of people I admired, but had never been anywhere near the other side of it.
After every concert, dozens of people waited around to talk to him, to tell them how much they loved the show and get him to sign things.
On a whim, I jumped on a train in a snowstorm to see him play in Philadelphia; I had to stop at H&M to buy clothes to wear to work the next day.
Hän oli pukeutunut lyhyeen, mustaan nahkatakkiin ja kapealahkeisiin, mustiin farkkuihin ja näytti juuri siltä mitä olikin – maailmanluokan rock-tähdeltä.He’d put out some albums as a solo artist and then decided to leave the industry and go into computer programming full time.He worked at the When I asked about the others, he said he didn’t have any copies, and that I would have to buy them on i Tunes. I enjoyed them, although I didn’t memorize any lyrics or listen to them on repeat.When people are fans, all normal rules of polite social behavior fly out the window. ” Travis would smile and be good-humored about not remembering talking to them at the CD booth.Fans have no interest in my presence and don’t want to acknowledge it. The reality is that I am the person standing between them and their idol, and I learned it was much easier for me to go do something else than to pretend this was the same as socializing at a cocktail party. Then the pause, where a normal-world response would be to say, “Great to meet you” and wrap up the interaction and move on. They just stand there and stare, trying to make the moment last as long as possible, braving any amount of awkward silence.