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Le Havre: Slap happy thrice

Third date in Normandy for the band after Caen and Rouen and I was there again! In front of a cold audience, the band made a real ‘tour de force’. Ian Gillan screamed like a possessed man on Into the Fire !

Good surprise when the band played Mary Long: I’ve never heard that song played live except in the the Perihelion DVD. Great version.

Perfect Strangers, my favourite one. Third slap on my face in one year … 🙂

Loosen my strings played in a too slow tempo, in my opinion.

The band didn’t stopped to let the crowd chant during Smoke… We paid for our shyness I guess…

Anyway, thank you guys again and thanks Rog’ and Ian for the autographs at the airport!

Setlist :

Pictures of Home (including closing section of Child in Time solo)
Things I Never Said
Into the Fire
Strange Kind of Woman
Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye
Mary Long
Contact Lost
Steve Morse solo ( … / Freebird / Voodoo Chile / Whole lotta love / Sweet Home Alabama / … )
The Well Dressed Guitar
Lazy
The Battle rages on
Don Airey solo
Perfect Strangers
Loosen my Strings
Space Truckin’
Highway Star
Smoke on the Water

Hush
Black Night

Anthony Oussin



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