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Gary Barlow apologises for messing up the Eden Project

By | Published on Tuesday 12 June 2018

Gary Barlow

Gary Barlow – or GazBaz as he insists on being called – has apologised for spraying bits of plastic all over the Eden Project complex in Cornwall in an attempt to look cool. Bad luck GazBaz, no one likes plastic anymore. We’ll add that to the list of things you’ve misjudged, alongside hanging out with David Cameron and your tax bill.

Calor Gaz – as he likes people to call him – was performing as part of this year’s Eden Sessions concert series, when he fired off some of those confetti cannon things. Inside the cannons were hundreds of bits of shiny plastic film, which gracefully shimmered down to the ground, and then became just some crap on the floor.

Campaign group Cornwall Against Single Use Plastic tweeted that it was “appalled” to see Barry Garlow – as he thinks it’s funny to refer to himself – covering the Eden Project in this stuff. Particularly as the venue is “working so hard at getting rid of SU plastics”.

Garlow – which he thinks is a fun way to shorten his name – tweeted yesterday: “Apologies to [The Eden Project] for firing our confetti cannons. I hope this doesn’t mean we won’t be asked back? We’ve cancelled all ticker tape at outdoor shows because the reality is, beyond the effect it just turns into litter”.

I’m not sure what the ticker tape turns into at indoor shows. But I’m not about to attend a Garyb concert to find out.