Mentre i Pelican davano spettacolo sul palco dell’Init, a Roma, un abile malfattore ha pensato bene di scassinare il loro furgone e derubarli di tutti i loro averi.
Nonostante fossi lì quella sera e nonostante io sia napoletano, giuro che non c’entro niente!
Chiunque sia in grado di dare indicazioni utili a recuperare la refurtiva (Certo! Abbiamo altri quattro detective impegnati sul caso, stiamo facendo i turni!) può inviare un’email direttamente alla band, all’indirizzo indicato in fondo alla notizia.
Intanto per sensibilizzarvi leggete il commovente comunicato ufficiale dei Pellicani.
Hey everyone, Our otherwise excellent tour of Europe hit a severe stroke of bad luck this week. Two days ago we had a spare half hour to spend in Rome before heading to the venue, so we decided to go see the Coliseum. We parked nearby and went to take a brief twenty minute walk around the area. When we returned to our van we found that it had been broken into, despite being parked on a major street in broad daylight. Four bags were stolen, the contents including computers, passports, wallets, ipods, our soundguy’s microphone collection, and, most devastatingly, a number of personal journals and two portable recording devices containing hours of song ideas that are now lost forever. The calculated loss of this theft is several thousands of dollars. Unfortunately our band only earns us a very meager living and some of us are already in the hole from years of trying to make a living as musicians. This incident therefore poses a devastating loss and puts us in a very compromised financial position. Although we realize that there is a worldwide financial crisis going on, if there are those of you who have the means and desire to help out our gratitude would run deeper than words could express. We’ve set up a Paypal account at the address firstname.lastname@example.org. Anything you can offer, even simple condolences, would go a long way. Thanks so much for reading. Pelican