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April 26, 2010
Free Phil Collins Compilation CD Available This Sunday In The U.K.

U.K. Phil Collins fans can look forward to a free 12-track CD sampler in the Daily Mail. The Mail on Sunday Phil Collins sampler CD (available Sunday, May 2nd, only) features songs selected by fans, as voted on by readers of the publication. The track listing includes: In the Air Tonight, You Can't Hurry Love, I Missed Again, Sussudio, One More Night, Another Day in Paradise, I Wish It Would Rain Down, If Leaving Me Is Easy, Something Happened On The Way To Heaven, Do You Remember, This Must Be Love, and Take Me Home. Be sure to grab yours while you can (and for those of us not in the U.K., there is always eBay!).

April 26, 2010
Free Phil Collins Download Available

If you have not done so already, you can get a free download of Phil's new recording of "Too Many Fish In The Sea" by registering on his new official website.

April 26, 2010
Steve Hackett Announces New North American/Japanese Tour Dates

On the official Steve Hackett site, you can now get information on a number of newly announced North American shows, including shows in Pennsylvania, Virginia, New York, and Wisconsin. For the Japanese fans, Steve also announced one show in Tokyo, Japan.


April 17, 2010

Limited Edition Peter Gabriel Album Art Prints Now Available

You can now purchase the Peter Gabriel limited edition art prints first discussed here a few months ago at the new Real World Galleries. You can purchase album art prints for every album from his 30+ year career starting with 1977's self-titled debut through 2010's Scratch My Back. The prints come in two sizes: a 19 x 19 print (limited to 99 copies) for £599 (roughly $920 U.S.) and a larger 28 x 28 print (limited to 25 copies) for £999 (roughly $1,5359 U.S.). As previously reported, each strictly limited edition art print is created using the finest Giclee printing methods onto heavyweight Woodstock Felt paper, checked and signed in pencil by Peter Gabriel and the artists involved.

April 14, 2010
Details Revealed on Phil Collins' New Album, Going Back, and His Latest "Selection of Shows"
 
For several months, its been known that Phil Collins would be releasing an album of Motown and soul cover tunes from the 1960s. A few days ago, it was confirmed that the album would be released in September 2010.

Today, we know a bit more about this exciting new project. Here's what we know: The album is titled Going Back and will be released in North America on Atlantic Records on September 28, 2010 (the tentative U.K. release date is September 13, 2010).
 

GOING BACK (Complete Track Listing - subject to change):
1. Girl (Why You Wanna Make Me Blue) (The Temptations)
2. Papa Was A Rolling Stone (The Temptations)
3. Going Back (made popular by Dusty Springfield)
4. Some Of Your Loving (made popular by Dusty Springfield)
5. Uptight (Everything’s Alright) (Stevie Wonder)
6. Blame It On The Sun (Stevie Wonder)
7. Never Dreamed You’d Leave In Summer (Stevie Wonder)
8. (Love Is Like A) Heat Wave (Martha and the Vandellas)
9. In My Lonely Room (Martha and the Vandellas)
10. Jimmy Mack (Martha and the Vandellas)
11. Standing In The Shadows Of Love (the Four Tops)
12. Something About You (The Four Tops)
13. Loving You Is Sweeter Than Ever (The Four Tops)
14. Talking About My Baby (Curtis Mayfield and The Impressions)
15. Do I Love You? (The Ronettes)
16. Going To A Go-Go (Smokey Robinson & The Miracles)
17. Love Is Here (The Supremes)
18. Take Me In Your Arms (Rock Me A Little While) (Kim Weston)

In addition, Collins has announced four New York tour dates to promote the album from June 22-25, 2010 at the Roseland Ballroom. Collins' 18-piece band will include the Funk Brothers (who appear on the new album) along with long-time solo band members Brad Cole, Daryl Stuermer, and Chester Thompson. The pre-sale for these sure-to-sell-out concerts begins on Monday, April 19th, with general ticket sales for the public starting on April 24th. Collins is spending quite a bit of time in New York this year between his induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (as part of Genesis) in March, his acceptance of the Johnny Mercer Award at the Songwriters Hall of Fame at the Marriott Marquis Hotel on June 17th, and now four live shows at the Roseland Ballroom. 


April 11, 2010

Phil Collins.com, Phil's New Website, is (Re) Launched!

Phil's new website, PhilCollins.com, is now on-line and features a promo teaser for his new Motown/R&B cover album, due September 2010!


April 4, 2010

Steve Hackett's 2-CD Special Edition of Out of the Tunnel's Mouth Announced!

As confirmed on this site last month by Steve Hackett himself, the special edition of Steve's latest album, Out of the Tunnel's Mouth, is now available for pre-order. This 2-CD edition (EMI Records, catalog # 505388), features the complete album plus a bonus disc of rare live and studio material (including several Genesis songs):
"Blood On The Rooftops" (live), "A Tower Struck Down" (live), "Firth Of Fifth" (live), "Fly On A Windshield" (live), "Broadway Melody Of 1974" (live), "Every Star In The Night Sky" (new studio track)! You can also still get the single disc edition as well. Both the single and special disc editions will be distributed via EMI (which makes the original independent issue a collector's item).

April 4, 2010
Phil Collins Expresses Hopefulness About Playing In A Genesis Reunion Again

Turn It On Again? Well, not just yet, but it seems that there is hope that one day another Genesis reunion may happen. In a recent article, Phil Collins says that he hopes to one day be able to perform again with his recently inducted Rock and Roll Hall of Fame band. This is a surprising comment after Tony Banks' statement in February that he thought the band was done. Only time will tell, but where there is optimism there is hope! 
 

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