Genesis drummer Nic Collins has revealed what occurred when Peter Gabriel went backstage after the band’s final gig.
Gabriel, who left the pop-prog giants in 1975, was within the viewers in London final month when the line-up led by Nic’s father, Phil Collins, bowed out.
“It was bizarre,” stated Nic Collins rolling stone moments that adopted. “I assumed I’d be just a little extra emotional and unhappy, however I used to be glad. It was a terrific present. It was an effective way to finish it. Then we bought modified and had dinner and everybody was there. … It was only a nice vibe. Everybody was hanging out. We had been fortunate it was the top of the tour so the COVID factor didn’t should be such a precaution for us. . .. We lastly bought to have individuals backstage and actually hang around. The entire tour we weren’t capable of do something like that. On the final present, it was nice to see everybody collectively and d to listen to individuals share recollections.
He revealed it was the primary time he had met Gabriel: “To lastly have the ability to speak to somebody I knew had such a big effect on my dad’s life and clearly mine… since filming that we had been doing, a variety of it got here from the Peter Gabriel period… lastly with the ability to speak to him was actually superior.
Collins stated Gabriel informed him “it was a terrific present. He stated he was glad to be there as a result of it was essential to him too. He left in 1975 and he by no means watched in again. He by no means went again on the Genesis materials. He had a really, very profitable solo profession. However it was simply nice for him to be there. He stated, “It’s the top of one thing I used to be part of.” “We spoke briefly. After which he and my dad talked fairly a bit and recounted all their good occasions. It was fairly cool to see.”
Requested concerning the suggestion of extra Genesis exhibits starring Gabriel instead of Phil Collins, Nic replied, “I don’t assume so…I haven’t heard of it. I do know this was talked about by followers, particularly at first of the reunion. However I believe in the end the band grew and other people went off and did their very own factor. I don’t assume that’s a risk proper now.
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