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Thursday, June 06, 2013

Paris: Neil Young & Crazy Horse Concert Reviews - June 6, 2013


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Neil Young & Crazy Horse
Paris, June 6, 2013

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A hot night in Paris. Literally.

Temperatures on the rail were as hot as the night of transcendent music.

So hot that Neil played the end of the concert with an iced towel around his neck before tossing into audience in an attempt to cool things down.

For us -- Paris was the best Alchemy show we've seen thus far. That includes the 2012 dates, as well.

The crowd was on fire singing, dancing and hanging on every lyric and note.

The "Rockin in the Free World" finale was a total surprise and blowout and the Paris crowd loved it.

"Rockin in the Free World"


Neil Young & Crazy Horse will be performing tonight at Le Palais Omnisports de Paris-Bercy, Paris, France.

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At 6/06/2013 05:51:00 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Looks good! "Rockin' In The Free World" encore possibly chosen because of the D-Day landings anniversary today?

At 6/06/2013 06:08:00 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Great to hear "Rockin'" back; I'm really hoping to get it in London.

Was the rest of the setlist the same as past nights? (Not that this is in any way a bad thing; it's a great set!)

At 6/06/2013 06:11:00 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Same set except encore!

At 6/06/2013 06:16:00 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Just got back after the Paris gig - absolutely incredible!! MONSTEROUS!!!!

At 6/06/2013 06:18:00 PM, Anonymous DaveM said...

Roll on Newcastle next Monday! Newcastle is the birthplace of Hank Marvin and I live in Darlington where Jimi Hendrix played a celebrated gig n 1967. I know it's a bit of a stretch but after the concert I'll be going From Hank to Hendrix!!

At 6/06/2013 07:02:00 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Next gig will be at the one of Neil's favourite european venues; Forest National in Brussels. I saw him perform there in 1976,1982,1987 and finally he's coming back. Yeehaa!!!

At 6/07/2013 01:13:00 AM, Anonymous tim said...

Sounds like Thrasher is having a blast and the musical trip of a lifetime! There will need to be separate reviews for the fantastic beer. Perhaps Thrasher's Barley?

At 6/07/2013 04:26:00 AM, Blogger Bertrand said...

Great show last night , still pushing sound limits !
keep it up ....just an artist , doesn't know really when to stop ....going where his mind 's going !
I'll be in Carhaix in July

At 6/07/2013 04:49:00 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

So Neil dropped the final verse to "Ramada Inn" in Paris, too? Wonder what's up with that.

At 6/07/2013 10:05:00 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Thrasher. You guys need to just stay there. Why stop now? It doesn't get any better than this! Thanks for all the great reports and pics.

At 6/07/2013 12:53:00 PM, Blogger Unknown said...

Magnifique show.
Dommage que le melltron de Hurricane soit resté accroché dans les cintres.
Ces cinq gars sont en pleine harmonie. L'alchimie Neil + Crazy Horse est intacte.
When will I see you again ?

At 6/07/2013 07:39:00 PM, Anonymous music&rubbish long player late bloogeri said...

At 6/08/2013 09:49:00 AM, Anonymous marc said...

Few hours before Neil's gig in Forest National, Brussels.

Reviews sound very promising so I can't wait to be there.

And have Los Lobos as a supreme support act !!

At 6/08/2013 12:25:00 PM, Anonymous Philippe said...

Volume de son inacceptable, détruisant l'interet musical évident de ce concert !!!
Au plus loin, c'est à dire tout au fond et en haut, même en fin de concert, le problême n'était pas reglé. Vu Neil YOUNG 5-6 fois dont 3 dans cette salle. Jamais entendu un gachis pareil et je ne suis pas parti le premier...

At 6/08/2013 12:51:00 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Un concert qui rend heureux : intensité, générosité des musiciens, communion ! Encore plus joyeux qu'à New York au MSG. Les médias français ont de bonnes critiques :

At 6/10/2013 02:59:00 AM, Anonymous Nicolas Spilmont said...

Awesome show. Being within the floor audience, and even better on the rail, was a total bliss.
I also joined my first Rust Fest after the show, where I met friends I 'knew' via FB or the RustList, plus Thrasher himself!
Lifetime memories...


At 6/10/2013 03:56:00 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Amazing show, NY & CH are at the top of their game. And the sound was incredibly good for such a venue.


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