July 1

I shout “Hey, let’s rock ‘n roll!” to an audience of 10,000 but I’m told I don’t go on stage for ten minutes. “Fine, 10 minutes,” I say, as I start going out on stage. Why do I defy the stage crew’s direction? I’m nervous and it feels like the only way to survive is to charge forward.

Eikichi Yazawa, “Comfortable In The Line Of Fire