In August 2008 he came back to Leiden when his daughter Joeley married. In an interview he said that Genesis was first booed in 1981 in Leiden, so he returned with mixed emotions. But he was joking ‘I hope the father and mother of my son in law did not attend the gig’.
‘Against all odds’ was already written by Phil Collins on the 3th of October 1981, but still on the shelf. The Groenoordhal no longer exists. And Phil Collins? He is luckily not dead yet and just published his autobiography by that title. A remarkable career in music. And a brilliant drummer and musician.