Monthly Archives: June 2008

In the Sahara with Manu Chao and Javier Bardem

The mile high club…. from blog
The in-flight entertainment on the Air Algeria flight from Algiers to Madrid was first class: as the flight took off, world music stalwart Manu Chao and his sidekick Madjid were strumming their guitars and despite discussion among the air stewards, they then simply carried on playing. A friend of Manu’s – a musician, philosopher and bar-owner called Johnny MacLoud – announced with a megaphone that appeared from nowhere that everyone could smoke as well (although no-one did). Half-way across the Med, people were dancing in the aisles.

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