Watch Tame Impala Get Pelted With Cushions On Stage In France

Written by Tom Williams on 7th July, 2016

Watch Tame Impala Get Pelted With Cushions On Stage In France

Aussie boys Tame Impala have been pelted with cushions during a concert in France, but apparently that’s a good thing — think of it as a sign of just how much French fans enjoyed the band’s impressive live show.

Performing at Lyon’s amazing Théâtres Romains de Fourvière (The Ancient Roman Theatre) on Monday night, 4th July, Kevin Parker and company were showered in cushions by around 4,000 fans as they played their Lonerism album cut Apocalypse Dreams.

Video of the moment the crowd decided to throw the cushions they’d been given by the venue has since emerged, and it’s pretty darn beautiful:

Get showered in cushions by 4000 french people ??

A video posted by Tame Impala (@tame__impala) on

#nuitsdefourviere #coussins #Tame impala #pillows

A video posted by Charly Such (@charlysuch) on

Cushions were being thrown around throughout Tame Impala’s set, mixing in with the band’s multicoloured confetti…

I know that you think you sound silly when you call my naaaaame #tameimpala #nuitsdefourviere #confettis #pillows

A video posted by chastaing (@jordanchastaing) on

…and this was the cushiony aftermath:

Crowd standin there all guilty like a puppy dog sittin next to a pile of poo

A photo posted by Tame Impala (@tame__impala) on

#tameimpala #pillows #nuitsdefourviere #cushions #pillowswar

A photo posted by Tibo Pinsard (@tibopinsard) on

For some reference, here’s what the Théâtres Romains de Fourvière looks like without any cushions or Tame Impala craziness. It’s still pretty spectacular:

ancient roman theatre lyon source wikimedia commons
Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Tame Impala will wrap up their current European tour on 15th July, before playing a round of shows in the US and Mexico.

Relive the moment they band were lovingly pelted with cushions by their French fans, below.

Watch: French Crowd Throws Cushions At Tame Impala


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