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LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - OCTOBER 27: Recording artist Phil Collins performs during a stop of his Not Dead Yet Tour at MGM Grand Garden Arena on October 27, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada; VIRGINIA WATER, ENGLAND - MAY 22: Mike Rutherford perfoorms during An Evening With Mike Rutherford, The Mechanics and Friends at the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth on May 22, 2018 in Virginia Water, England.

Phil Collins and Mike Rutherford gave fans at Collins’ show in Berlin this past Friday (June 7) quite a treat by performing together on stage for the first time in 12 years.

The two Genesis bandmates performed “Follow You Follow Me” from their 1978 album …And Then There Were Three… The performance was pretty convenient since Rutherford’s band Mike + The Mechanics opened for Collins, but it was still a big moment since the last time they shared a stage was the 2007 Genesis reunion tour.

Of course, this moment only adds to the lingering buzz that Genesis could stage another tour, especially since Collins has been touring again. The last comment in the press about any potential reunion came via Rutherford when he appeared on Good Morning Britain in March. When asked about a possible reunion, he said“I’ve always said, for years, never say never and we did the [reunion] tour 10 years ago… Who knows? Phil [Collins] is in good shape now out touring, his son [Nic] is drumming – fantastic drummer. Never say never…We’re all fit and healthy and we get on well, [we’re] good friends. I mean, you never know.”

Erica Banas is rock/classic rock news blogger that loves the smell of old vinyl in the morning.

Erica Banas is a rock/classic rock news blogger who's well-versed in etiquette and extraordinarily nice. #TransRightsAreHumanRights

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