Three helicopters hovering over the city
motorcycle escorts down the street
One cop girl with her white gloves stops
People pile up on the sidewalk
Some will tell you that this is a
I say: Neil is in town!
"Laying down on my back and
My neighbour, Sharry, said she saw the Crazy Horse on the "Rust
Never Sleeps" tour
And there is nothing better than Crazy Horse
without the Crazy Horse, Neil is like a month without a full moon.
the steps of the Hippodrome:
Stew came by the "Rust Never Sleeps"
And the Hershey show in 91 stirs him over and over!
Sitting on the
steps of the Hippodrome:
I see Elliot walking along us several times and
each time my eyes meet his eyes, he gratifies me by "Hi"
Iíve got a big
talking with my new friend Stew
If he wants to talk to me, he can take a
rendezvous, or just his turn, in fact
Anyway, we have to talk
prepare a special celebration with Neil
Elliot, are you ok for tomorrow? (so
During the afternoon, Elliot and I,
We ended up nose to
Between two market stalls
While we were "in a naked
Surprise and small kindnesses.
Later, in the heat of the
I found myself nose to nose
Between two streets, with Thrasher
While we were "in a naked disguise"
Great surprise and
great outpouring of joy!
I know! Life is always a crazy and unbelievable
My ticket is not really one, but it is a "lost tix"
prefer to lose it than to throw it over the pond!
Ben is the totem of the
He is elsewhere, he seems ...
Hey, seeing me, heís here
again, he sits up
I give him a smile, but he is already elsewhere ...
real double of Neil Ė time of the t-shirt with Neil and his cell phone Ė
seated in the first rows.
I'm in the axis of two muscular
The theatre is twice my house
Balcony is going far
fall down, it will happen in my back
There are also two mini-balconies on
A large academic painting on the ceiling wall
A carved lyre
above the stage
And a slope not enough for the big fellows from here
now itís time for artists!
Bert Jansch plays against the decor of
In France it would be incomprehensible, a guy told me once
wonít be the guest star in a Neil Youngí show
But Neil should be the Bert
Janschí guest, the guy from the famous Pentangle!"
takes guitar lesson!
Bert is also aware and told us late:
are entitled to a large concert
Would this not the case every time?
warm applause does not return
What magic touch!
Playing after him is
Neil must have a strong stress, mustnít he?
First screams turn
And Neil immediately appears in his white suit
With a white hat
Should you disclose the setlist?
So what? moons have passed
Neil is still on the last tour
But that's fine because I had not seen
And at least, I will crush into my memories
Heís seated for "Hey Hey, My My", "Tell Me Why", "Helpless",
each acoustic tunes
He invented some magic touches between two chords
"Helpless" is often played with guitar
In a so flat and boring way
here is unlike anything ever seen!
Did anyone tell him that Iím in the
Neil wanders from one instrument to another
- Donít tell us
you donít know the same old song!
He grips the electro-acoustic
"You Never Call"
Lyrics and feelings of the song
Slip over the
whole body in a shivering way
And make your blood run cold
It is happiness
"Peaceful Valley Bd" / "Love & War"
Neil tries to renew
I thought to have completely lost that Neil!
"Down By The River" on the unstable waves
nervous, ok, but here
Neil gets mad on his neck
Looking for a surprise
(for you and himself)
And he will end by larsens facing the Indian
"Ohio" unleashes the crowd
"Sign Of Love", one chord is not running
Neil is surprised, smiles, trying to tune while playing his
Upright piano lit by a single lamp
With its lamp-shade like a
flying saucer, "Leia".
So, I did not quite follow the episodes!
at the "Long May You Run" dedicated
To the pump organ which had suffered by
And here he played "After The GoldRush" mixing organ and piano
I think the effect is nice!
Neil caress red and yellow
the wood of the grand piano
"I Believe In You"
Under the lamp-shade of a
Back to the magic of electricity (of
I think it is about this song
Somewhere close to
the end, Neil does not seem happy with the sound
- More rotten than dirty
And gives three or four punches with rage on the guitar
guitar for an amazing Cortez!
I know, "Cortez The Killer" is always
But here, I was glued to my seat during the whole song
had fun confusing his audience
Breaking waves by unusual phrasings
Bringing up feedback loop between chords
I'm still like a
statue when I think about this Cortez!
And "Cinnamon Girl", classic?
and again, Neil inserts here
Strange ways - breakers and larsens -
end, he walks on all the stage greeting the audience
Neil laid his guitar
waves us and waves us and waves us.
Later, heís coming back to say "Walk With
And makes us understand that he speaks to us
He leaves with strange
echoes in his voice
He wriggles his guitar by the neck
Head-on to this
Just stretching the sound
And then he turns off the
"Greensleeves", saying "itís over", turns off lights quickly
sure you wonít believe me
But in the morning, my day was already
Can you imagine that:
I found myself nose to nose
Rodin ("the kiss", "the thinker")
With Victor Hugo!
Heís like French
Jupiter, French Zeus, for us, French people
God for liberty, equality &
And Hugo by Rodin!!!!
"The beard into a pitched battle
met our Jupiter
He wasnít moved
He dominates his raged battles
off a force like a fist
I am sure you wonít believe
Either Neil read rustlist
Or Neil read my tastes and my
Anyway, this night, Neil played ARC!
see you in Baltimore # 2 (tonight)
Between The Rusty Words
Thursday, April 28, 2011