The Box in Alma: a nostalgia bath

jean-marc-pisapia-pas-perduAlma bathed in nostalgia Thursday night. More than 10 years after his last trip to Lac-Saint-Jean, The Box was back to square Festivalma. The cult 80s band recalled happy memories for a few thousand spectators gathered. And the leader of the formation, Jean-Marc Pisapia, did not disappoint by starting with the success Must I always remember.

“Finally, we return to the area and it is not raining. Last time in La Baie, the Pyramid, we had to cancel because it was raining. The following year we went back to the Bay, it was still raining. Ben tonight was peace! We’ll have fun, “Pisapia shouted to the crowd of 2,500 people.

After playing two hits, including Carry on, the Quebec group presented several pieces of Black Dog There album released in 2005. It was at this time that Pisapia, with new musicians, took the progressive turn. The author, who was the last original member of The Box, obviously did not miss out on other great hits of the 80s and 90s With four albums certified gold or platinum and 4 Felix success, it does is not what is missing. Pisapia and wanted to please the spectators. Each announcing his old hit, the crowd thanking the group shouting stronger.

The leader even did sing the melody Crying out loud for love to the audience who agreed to play the game.

“If I can sing, everybody can sing,” commented Jean-Marc Pisapia before singing the first notes of this hit song.

The group then played Ordinary People talking of ordinary people in the US or the USSR (the Soviet Union). Pisapia was keen to put the record straight on this song released in 1987.

“This has earned us the title of politically oriented group. This is totally wrong! “Said the singer.

Launched in 1985, the group took over the popular bilingual song Affair Dumoutier, a song about the insanity defense, in which several characters speak. Pisapia increased from English to French, the police reporter through the judge.

The audience obviously did not help dancing to Men Without Hats The Safety Dance Group. The Box The singer was in fact part of that training as a keyboardist in the early 80s.

Best of all, Pisapia and his musicians offered Closer together to end the evening.

Friday night, Jean-Marc Couture, Matt Lawrence and Rosa Laricchiuta take the stage space for their Festivalma GLAM ROCK show. The singers promise a party rock by taking the hits of Queen, Elton John, David Bowie, Bon Jovi, Guns n ‘Roses and many others.

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