Fans attending the Phil Collins (opens in new tab) show at Berlin’s Olympiastadion were in for a treat on Friday night, when the vocalist invited his former Genesis bandmate Mike Rutherford on to the stage.
It was the first time the pair have played together in public since Genesis’ The Turn It On Again Tour in 2007, with Collins and Rutherford teaming up once again to play the 1978 track Follow You Follow Me, which appeared on the album …And Then There Were Three….
Watch video of the performance below.
Back in 2016, Collins reflected on his “special” working relationship with Rutherford and Tony Banks and said he wouldn’t rule out working them again at some point in the future.
“That the three of us would come in with nothing – there wasn’t just one or two writers – we’d all three come in with nothing and we’d start playing until something happened. We’d record it and come back to it a few weeks later and from there songs would develop.
“That is pretty special, to have a relationship with guys that can do that. So I wouldn’t rule it out.”
Collins is currently on the European leg on his Still Not Dead Yet Live! tour (opens in new tab), with the next stop scheduled for Bergen later today (June 10).
Genesis are also the cover stars of the new issue of Prog magazine (opens in new tab), which is on sale now. It features the top 40 tracks by the band, as chosen by readers, and includes the stories behind the songs.