We open the album with our protagonist recovering from a break up and wandering around Venice, Italy. Things are not well. "Another day to tiptoe on the balustrade/ Get over you, like anything I ever could." Stay off the buoy balustrade.
I caught up with San Fermin's leader Ellis Ludwig-Leone as he was driving north from Los Angeles to San Francisco to talk first tours, the goofy heroics of Victorian romance novels and embracing a stylistic wildness.
For those with dreams of living the prose of Hemingway, partying with over a million people and perhaps emulating daredevils past, there are some considerations to take before setting off for Pamplona.