Sunday, December 5, 2010

Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros @ The Mod Club

Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros @ The Mod Club
December 3rd, 2010

If you are not familiar with Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros, check out my Artist breakdown here. Although I hope you are, because they are one of my favourite bands of the year. Well, where to begin? Let's just get this out there, I had the most amazing time December 3rd thanks to this extremely talented band. Wow. Let's do this the Tucker Max way.

1:55PM - Arrive at The Mod Club. Show is at 7:30PM. Somebody is anxious... lol

2:30PM - Still riding SOLO... I felt really awkward.

2:31PM - Time for Coffee... It's cold out.

3:00PM - I see a mysterious looking coach bus...

3:10PM - False alarm.

3:30PM - Taxi Cab rolls up with a beige "rape van" lookin thing behind it.

3:31PM - See a blonde inside the Taxi cab and realize HEY, IT'S NORA FROM EDWARD SHARPE!!!!

My heart was literally beating like crazy... typical fan girl symptom. It was expected though...

3:31PM - They come out of their vehicles and I introduce myself in a very... OMG I AM SO HAPPY YOU GUYS ARE HERE, HOW WAS THE FLIGHT? YOU GUYS ARE AMAZING.. I CAN'T WAIT FOR THE SHOW! (Also felt it necessary t
o show them my Edward Sharpe shirt, since showing up 5 hours early wasn't enough of a good fan indicator.

3:33PM - Shake hands with all the members of the band. Creep em out by knowing all of their names... pahaha. Also, Jade said she likes my Boots! :D Here they are for those of you who care.

They made their way into the venue and I commenced calling my mom to tell her HOW HAPPY I WAS! haha.

4:01PM - The Mod Club manager lets me in so that I don't freeze myself. At this point I'm listening to their sound check.

4:02PM - Txt my mom to tell her HOW HAPPY I WAS!!! ... again.

4:30PM - Christian comes out for a smoke and I shortly join him. For the record, I don't smoke.

Him and I were talking for a good 15 minutes about their tour and where they're off to next. It was awesome. Good news guys, they're coming out
with a new CD by Summer!! :D Just in time for my birthday! I asked him what his favourite place was to tour and he said it was Australia... good job guys! He was so nice.

5:40PM - My friends finally show up, just in time to catch Jade coming out for a smoke.

We sat with her and spoke about her experiences in Toronto. All good things of course... pahaha. I asked her how it was to tour with Dawes and she said is was awesome! She told me they're brothers and she was pleasantly surprised tha
t I already knew that... pahaha thank you Entry #30. :)

Anyways back to the Show. Best Concert Ever. They played all of their hits and some new stuff. Unfortunately they never played Jade. The reason why I found this unfortunate was because earlier in the day I had picked orange flowers that I wanted to give herduring that song. But! It was kinda cool that they never played it because I ended up giving them to Alex. So anyways, I passed the flowers over to him and he took them and looked at me and said THAT'S FUCKED UP. Hahahahahahaha. He lowered himself to my level and whispered in my ear. " In the airplane on my way to Toronto, flowers kept coming to me. At first I thought they were white flowers, but realized they looked mor
e orange. Thank you so much for these."

He was so touched and happy, he kept smelling them and looking at the crowd. I died.

He got back up and jumped off stage and into the crowd still holding my flowers. Gave me a big hug and continued into the middle of the crowd :) "Okay guys, I'm going to play one more song." Everyone around him sits down and all of a sudden I died a little more. He played one of the saddest songs I know. That moment couldn't have been more perfect.

Free Downloadable MP3 of Brothers by Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros, Click Here.

I have never been so touched at a concert in my life. Thank you Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros.




    (I was secretly hoping that we would get to see the boots Jade liked.)
    And of course Alex knew about the orange flowers in advance. Somehow that seems so very right. :)
    you're awesome for posting this review, and for freezing for hours to get to see them. I'd have been right there with you! so happy it was all so perfect.


    I want to follow them everywhere on their next US tour.