Peter Gabriel’s currently in the midst of his Back to Front Tour, which finds him performing 1986′s breakout So in its entirety each night during the North American trek. But on Saturday night at the Hollywood Bowl, fans got an extra dose of nostalgia, as John Cusack — yes, Lloyd Dobler himself — came on stage at the start of “In Your Eyes” to present Gabriel with a boombox.
And no, Cusack did not take the opportunity to hold said boombox over his head, but it was still enough to impress no less an authority than the writer-director of “Say Anything…,” Cameron Crowe, who was in attendance and tweeted, “Peter Gabriel and John Cusack on stage together at the Hollywood Bowl tonight. Won’t forget that… ever.”
Below, check out video of the moment, via Glider Magazine.
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