Jean Michel Jarre wants to go back to the future. The French synthesizer maestro arrives in the UK this weekend with his 2010 tour, named to evoke the “hopes and dreams of my friend Arthur C Clarke”, author of the science-fiction classic 2001: A Space Odyssey.
“Suddenly, we are putting ourselves as the next dinosaurs. It’s rather dark; we have narrowed our dreams. It is time to restore our visions. And so it’s not a nostalgic idea; it is based with this unconscious need to restore a kind of dynamic for tomorrow.”