updated Oct 2nd with new links to videos
Billy Corgan & Claire Fercak @ A Tout Livre book-store
Paris , Av Daumesnil, Sept 30 2010
A dedicated audience of less than 200.Billy Corgan is in Paris to promote a book he co-wrote with french girl Claire Fercak.
Yesterday night he played one song "Spangled" @ France 3 tv show " Ce soir ou jamais".
Scroll down this page to view video of performance
Tonight he's @ " A Tout Livre" book-store on Avenue daumesnil for a musical-reading.
A small crowd is gathering in front of the closed door of the store , Billy is already in doing an interview for rock & folk mag.
8:30PM doors are opening.
You had to book in advance on first-come first-serve basis.
Less than 200 people here in a cool and relax atmosphere.
First they started with the book reading ( click for short video) in french by Claire with acoustic guitar provided by Billy Corgan. It lasted 40 min+
Billy Corgan played 8 songs on acoustic guitar ( see picture for setlist)including a brand new song ( here on video) that he wrote a few days before and that is performed for the first time ever.
SETLIST: (click for videos)
Stich in Time (new link)
Song for a son
Freak (new link)
In the arms of sleep
Jesus needs a hit (new song performed for the first time ever)
Tonight tonight (new link sorry for quality)
This lovely evening ended with a signing session of the book "Chants magnétiques" or records for the fans.
Billy was nice and chatty to everyone all along these 2 hours, making jokes about French Rockers Johnny Hallyday and Plastic Bertrand.
Great moments with Billy in such an intimate setting, we're lucky bastards once again.
setlist & signing sessionNew song "Jesus needs a hit":
Performed for the first time ever.
Another video of the reading :
feat Billy & Claire