The Changing Shades of David Gray

David Gray was flying blind. The English singer-songwriter was on a plane last year, 10,000 m in the air, on his way to another gig in another city—part of a dizzying 12-month tour—when he realized that he had no idea, as he says now, "where the bloody hell I was or where I was going." He checked the time on his watch, but that was broken too. "I thought, Well that's absolutely the way my bloody life is going.' One day I'm in Zimbabwe and the next I'm on the North Pole or something." All he knew as he stared out...

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