The Zombies have been nominated for The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame! I feel very lucky to be a part of their more recent story and thought this may be a good time to share a few thoughts, from my perspective, of the strange and fabulous world of touring. Although I sang backing vocals for The Zombies ‘Odessey and Oracle’ concerts in Shepherds Bush 2008 and small UK tour 2009, my first MAJOR tour with The Zombies was around North America the Autumn of 2015. At that time it was
Lately I have been putting up 2 pictures a week on Instagram (@VivBoucherat) - they are the 12 individual images I made in 2016, using the songs of ‘Odessey and Oracle’ by The Zombies as my inspiration. As I said in my last blog, Cindy Da Silva saw them and immediately wanted to feature them in a book - this became the lovely coffee table book - ‘The Odessey’. To see the book ‘in the flesh’ was a real thrill!
We were in New York in March 2017. The current line up of The Zom
I have been singing backing vocals for the special ‘Odessey & Oracle’ live shows by The Zombies for a while now. In 2015, on my return from a 2 month tour of the USA doing exactly this, I wanted to make a visual statement about the entire amazing experience, ups and downs, of singing and being on stage, being on the road and travelling thousands of miles with the band and crew. I started working on a huge collage but after 6 months, realised it was never going to work! I lame