Paul's Backstage Rider: Flowers...Lots of Flowers

Tuesday, January 08, 2013


Have you ever wondered what Paul McCartney’s backstage requirements are like these days? reports that the animal rights activist of course bans all leather, animal prints, meat or meat by-products backstage or in limousines in which he travels.  The rider reportedly obtained by the site also gets very specific about furniture and flowers, reporting that Paul also requires natural wooden furniture in his backstage area because "nothing can be glass or lacquer", and bouquets of white lilies, white and pink roses, two arrangements of freesia, as well as weeping eucalyptus, loose gardenias, two gardenia pot plants and a bunch of wild flowers, as well as six floor plants which are at least six-foot high and two which are four-foot, suggesting venue bosses buy "palm, bamboo, peace lilies, etc. (but) no tree trunks.

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