The Incidental Tourist

I listened to “While My Guitar” in the playback room while watching the Love performance onscreen, and an audio engineer isolated each track during the song. Just strings, just guitar, just Harrison’s wistful voice. It was magical, like he was in the room with us.

With a new vantage point comes further appreciation for Cirque du Soleil’s ‘The Beatles Love’

March 14th, 2019

I listened to “While My Guitar” in the playback room while watching the Love performance onscreen, and an audio engineer isolated each track during the song. Just strings, just guitar, just Harrison’s wistful voice. It was magical, like he was in the room with us.

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