Genesis enchants Gerland
30 000 fans acclaimed the famous trio, during nearly two hours and half, yesterday at the Stage of Gerland. A colossal and nostalgic show.
They are the youngest fans of Genesis who arrived the first, yesterday at the beginning of afternoon, well before the opening of the grids of the stage of Gerland. "One wants to be well placed, one has tickets lawn and one does not want to find oneself at the bottom. And to arrive early, it is a way of preparing with the concert, to make last the event "explained Martin, studying in sciences, yesterday in front of the entry of the Lyonnais stage. They were tens, around 3 p.m., to survey the neighbourhoods of the stage, by evoking their preferred group "I discovered Genesis with the college, in the Nineties, at the time of" We can' T dance ", and I realized whereas the group had already a long existence. I went up time by buying all the albums, with a preference for the time Peter Gabriel "explained Marine, pretty thirty year, hesitant between jealousy and admiration when its neighbor tells him to have seen Genesis in concert with Peter Gabriel, in Saint-Etienne, the end of the Seventies: "whaou, it you chance" A 20. 30, the group was installed on its small scene, planted in an ovoid decoration: Mike Rutherford with the guitar, Tony Banks behind his keyboards and Phil Collins behind its battery, before going to the microphone. The group is assisted by faithful Chester Thompson (battery) and Daryl Steurmer (guitar and low). The concert of Genesis covers all the times.
The Seventies with several extracts of "The Lamb dregs down one Broadway" (In the Cage, The Cinema Show), but also the Eighties with extracts of "Dukes" (of which Turn It One Again, which gives its name to the round). The group plays its tubes "Follow you follow me", "I can' T dance" but also of the less known pieces, in arrangements rather close to the originals. A will to stick to the partitions which is also illustrated in the procession of the images of files on the immense screens. Genesis allures a public of several generations, and each one can thus find the time which relates to it.
Even if it means to play the chart of nostalgia, and to go up time with delight "Hey Lyon, there is of the old fans here, with more hair on the head? "request Phil Collins by cherishing its smooth cranium