October 27, 2020

Endless Wire

Vocals: Pete Townshend
Bass: Pino Palladino
Hammond organ: John Bundrick
Backing vocals: Simon Townshend, Billy Nicholls
Drums: Peter Huntington

 

Pete: "At some point in their rehearsals for the play, the three teenagers unearth documents that turn out to have belonged to Ray High, Leila’s father’s old studio partner. The documents refer to a crazy scheme to use the global wire network Ray saw as a young man to spread unifying music to everyone. (This matches my own vision for the Lifehouse Method, a computer-driven website through which people can commission their unique musical portrait.) They pore over the plans and realize that his scheme might be something they can make happen."

Included in the live version of the mini-opera.