August 18, 2006

The Who: "Wire & Glass" live premiere on the BBC

Pete Townshend

The 'Oo on the Beeb at the Roundhouse.

The Who will premiere their new 'mini opera' alongside Damon Albarn's new project at the BBC Electric Proms in October.
The Who opera, entitled 'Wire & Glass' tells the tale of three children starting a rock band and is, according to Pete Townshend, "a concept piece".
Townshend told Radio One the storyline is about "three kids who form a band and they discover a stash of papers by some has-been rock star, talking about a massive internet experiment. It just seemed to me to be an appropriate thing to play."

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