But as Adam Smith discovered, appearing nude in front of an audience of strangers is surprisingly empowering. Minutes before stepping out into the spotlight on a stage — totally naked — I am wondering whether to wear socks. Anticipation crackles among them. They giggle about picking seats with a good view of the stage.
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I think the only way to be comfortable on stage when completely naked is if there is absolutely no doubt whatsoever in your mind that the nudity is justified, necessary and contributes to the piece or performance more than being clothed would. Make sure you spend a decent amount of time acclimatising to the performance space before the audience comes in. A good time to do this would be during your warm-up. I often find it useful to sit in the auditorium and visualise my performance on the stage. Apologies to whoever ends up in that seat.
Despite appearances, even the biggest bands can suffer from pre-gig nerves. Indeed, some have made it their thing: their shtick to show their stick. Here, then, are 10 of the best naked rock performances to date. He has refrained from getting naked, however, because the band already has a naked guitarist: a chap called Hewhocannotbenamed, who often plays in nothing but his boots and trademark wrestling mask.