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Wednesday, July 3, 2013

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Toulouse, France ~ July 2, 2013 



Enjoy this review from Roger's show last night in Toulouse, France. Approximate English translation here. Original review in French is on link below.

"Roger Hodgson was able to measure, once again, the extraordinary bond that his miraculous songs weave with his audience, representing some nostalgic soundtrack of a lost youth."

Roger Hodgson Still Gives It All

There are few artists who can offer such a repertoire: "Logical Song," "It's Raining Again," "School," "Dreamer." The Roger Hodgson concert last night at the Casino Barrière in Toulouse, had the makings of jukebox gold. Alternating unstoppable songs ("Breakfast in America") and intimate reflections in bright melodies ("Child of Vision" was shocking), the former singer of Supertramp, with the radiant smile and high-pitched voice, repeated the triumph of his last visit here, on 26 September 2010 - a multi-instrumentalist sidekick, Aaron Macdonald and sober lighting effects. When you have songs that are interpreted "as when they were written," no need to add more. Casual and funny, Roger Hodgson was able to measure, once again, the extraordinary bond that his miraculous songs weave with his audience, representing some nostalgic soundtrack of a lost youth. "It's really incredible: I have the best audience!" he confided leaving the stage, exhausted and happy, a huge bouquet of flowers in hand.

Yves Gabay

http://www.ladepeche.fr/article/2013/07/03/1664144-roger-hodgson-rafle-encore-la-mise.html


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