Final tour stop was in Padua. Sam performed an intimate set in a local Padua record shop, Beczar Rare Recordings, including ‘Call Me The Loner’. Its one of those songs that has developed through being played a lot this week, and is really coming in to its own: Sam Beeton from Pandalina on Vimeo. We
We had an interesting night staying in a haunted farmhouse in the mountains – we arrived late, seeing nobody but a dog tethered outside, awoke to find the lights and heater turned off during the night, and in different positions. All very spooky.. and nobody to be seen at all. We quickly took the train
We took the bullet train from Roma Termini to Padua and then a town called Breganze, near Thiene, west of Venice. The main line from Rome to Padua was pretty fast, up to 250 mph, and very comfortable. Overall the state run Italian trains are pretty impressive – certainly compared to UK service. We were
There is so much to see in Rome, so we set off for some more sightseeing by foot, ending up in the Vatican City and St Paul’s square. Couldn’t decide on which Pope memorabilia to buy, so we invited him to the gig just in case. In passing the dry cleaners, it was good he
Day Two started with a video shoot to promote tonight’s show in Rome at the Black Market, with a performance of ‘Red Green & Gold’ in the Piazza dells Madonna die Monti. We met Katerina by the fountain and filmed this video: Unplugged in Monti: Sam Beeton – Red Green & Gold from Katerina Bon
For some reason we had a lot of donations of books about Italy. What with the suitcase of CD’s as well, it didn’t leave much room for clothes. The Flight was rather close to the Alps at one stage.. A warm welcome from our hosts in Rome – Emanuele and Alessio, at their club the
We’ve had a few requests for the chords for the Rain Down on You. Sam’s written them down, and you can download them here.