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
I have been an enormous fan of the band Genesis since 1981. I discovered their music shortly after the release of their game changing album Abacab. I had never heard music quite like this before and I was hooked immediately. Abacab was the start of my lifelong love affair with the music of Genesis. As … Continue reading Progtastic Band Recommendations For Genesis Fans
How many would you accept? How many band members add up to a legitimate band? These days a band that consists of all it’s original members, like U2, is an extremely rare thing. Bands like Kansas, Foreigner, Styx and Journey are the norm. Their rosters mix and match founding members, long standing members with new … Continue reading Genesis – And Then There Were???
There are some fans that just want to hear Steve Hackett play Genesis songs. And then there are those who fully support the solo music that this brilliant musician has been producing for forty plus years. The latter group will appreciate a song like Anything But Love from Steve Hackett's recent studio album The Night … Continue reading Song Spotlight: Anything But Love – Steve Hackett