Being a fan of Genesis in the 1980's was a fantastic time for many. Some of my favorite Genesis albums were released in the 1980's. That same time frame saw the release of several fantastic solo albums and projects from then current and former band members. Phil Collins and Peter Gabriel emerged as hugely successful … Continue reading Song Spotlight: A Call To Arms By Mike + The Mechanics
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Feeding The Fire is a great example of the music of Genesis in the 1980's. The band opted to put more of an emphasis on atmosphere and less on musical acrobatics. The members of Genesis proved in the 1970's that they were extremely proficient on their instruments. They were equally proficient at writing long, intricate … Continue reading Song Spotlight: Feeding The Fire By Genesis
Steve Hackett's Broken Skies Outspread Wings (2018) box set is an extremely welcome trip down progressive rock memory lane. For those unfamiliar with Hackett's musical output from the mid 1980's to the earlier 2000's this box set is a fantastic jumping on point. More specifically this box set covers Hackett's career from 1984 to 2006. … Continue reading Album Spotlight: Broken Skies Outspread Wings By Steve Hackett
Released in 1974, The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway is Peter Gabriel's swansong with Genesis. Opinions on the album from Genesis fans have been mixed over the years. I feel that the album is a fantastic example of what a concept album should be. The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway has stood the test of … Continue reading Song Spotlight: The Colony Of Slippermen By Genesis
Since leaving Genesis in 1977 Steve Hackett has, to varying degrees, included Genesis music in his live shows. In 2013 he took it to a whole new level with his Genesis Revisited tour where he performed an entire set of 1970's Genesis songs. Since that successful tour a Genesis Revisited set has been a … Continue reading Your Ultimate Genesis Tribute Band