Crowe - Le Immagini
Russell Crowe con
Alan Doyle in un concerto con pezzi tratti dal suo primo
album solista 'My Hand, My Heart' al pub O'Reilly's, St. John's,
Terranova (Canada), 13 giugno 2005
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- da www.cbc.ca:
Russell Crowe thrills St. John's with concert 14/06/2005
Oscar-winning actor and part-time singer Russell Crowe thrilled a packed
house at a St. John's pub Monday night with an impromptu concert.
Crowe, who was paying a surprise visit to Newfoundland and Labrador,
played a set, joined by Great Big Sea singer Alan Doyle, at O'Reilly's
pub. Doyle helped produce Crowe's debut solo album My Hand, My Heart.
Crowe, the former frontman for the rock band 30 Odd Foot of Grunts, drew
heady applause from the audience, both for his music and what were
described as humorous stories he told between songs, including an anecdote
about his arrest in New York last week, following an incident in which he
threw a phone at a hotel clerk.
"He's very much like Newfoundlanders. A great man," an audience
member told CBC News.
"It was a really great Newfoundland party atmosphere," said
another. "I'm glad we came when we did, because there's a big lineup
out here now."
Though the performance was closed to the media, reporters joined the
scores of fans and curious onlookers who watched from outside, stealing a
peek through the pub's windows.
Rumours of Crowe's visit – and then reports of Crowe sightings –
rocketed around St. John's earlier Monday as the star of Cinderella Man, A
Beautiful Mind and Gladiator took in familiar tourist stops and the
commanding view of the city and the Atlantic Ocean from atop Signal Hill.
"It's beautiful. I enjoyed having a look around. We'll be coming
back, I'm sure," he said.
He also braved chilly winds that he clearly wasn't expecting on a June
day. "[I've been] getting cold and trying to get warm again,"
said Crowe, who then joked that he understood that was "the national
After helping Crowe write, produce and record his first solo album, Doyle
had invited the film star to come to Newfoundland for a visit – and for
a particular meal.
"I promised him fishcakes at Mom's – they're the best fishcakes in
the world," Doyle said before the concert.
"That's a long-standing promise that goes back about nine months,"