The impressive Indochine’s Central Tour has finally started!

Photo du concert d'Indochine 2022

This is a record! 97.000 fans gathered this Saturday, May 21 at the Stade de France in Paris for the launch of the 40+1 year tour of the legendary French band: Indochine.

A structure with an impressive height

You haven’t missed it, the central structure of 150 tons of steel impresses the fans. Composed of 1400 led panels for video, the largest giant screen designed for a live concert, and containing many clusters of speakers, it took 5 days of installation 24h/24 to mount this bright and sound show. That’s not all, under these 45 meters, the tower overlooks a stage of 850 m² which is directed to the four corners of the Stade de France. Here are some figures on this show: here.

Photo du concert d'Indochine au Stade de France 2022
©Frédérique

Guests and a nice setlist

The big stage, inaugurated by the English band Coach Party, welcomed Indochine for a 2h30 show and a dream setlist for the fans:

  1. Nos célébrations
  2. Station 13
  3. Marilyn
  4. Miss Paramount
  5. Canary Bay
  6. Punishment Park
  7. Les tzars
  8. Paradize
  9. Le baiser
  10. Tes yeux noirs
  11. 7000 danses
  12. La chevauchée des champs de blé
  13. À l’assaut (Des ombres sur l’O)
  14. 3SEX
  15. Alice & June
  16. Un été français
  17. Trois nuits par semaine
  18. Des fleurs pour Salinger
  19. Kissing my song
  20. Stef II
  21. Drugstar
  22. Dizzidence politik
  23. Nos célébrations
  24. J’ai demandé à la lune
  25. La vie est belle
  26. Atomic Sky
  27. College Boy
  28. L’aventurier
  29. Karma Girls

Indochine was not alone on stage, the five members were accompanied by Christine and the Queens for the song 3SEX; Dimitri Bodianski, who participated in the Indochine adventure from 1981 to 1989, on saxophone with Lou Sirkis on Dizzidence Politik; The French Republican Guard on the tracks J’ai demandé à la lune, La vie est belle and Atomic Sky; and finally the French countertenor Philippe Jaroussky for the powerful track College Boy

Photo du concert d'Indochine au Stade de France 2022
© LauraGilli
Photo du concert d'Indochine au Stade de France 2022
© @MP_Archangel

The stadium tour

The Central Tour is just beginning and it has been almost sold out since the lockdown. The lucky ones who will be able to see Indochine on stage this year will be delighted! Here are the dates of the six scheduled stadiums:

    • 21/05/22 : Paris, Stade de France
    • 04/06/22 : Bordeaux, Matmut Atlantique
    • 11/06/22 : Marseille, Orange Vélodrome (there are tickets left here)
    • 25/06/22 : Lyon, Groupama Stadium
    • 02/07/22 : Lille, Stade Pierre Mauroy
    • 03/07/22 : Lille, Stade Pierre Mauroy (there are tickets left here)

Photo du concert d'Indochine au Stade de France 2022

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