NEWS IN THE WORLD OF GENESIS

April 2013

April 5, 2013
Steve Hackett to Release 'Highlights' Version of Genesis Revisited II with New Ray Wilson Track
 
  On May 12th in the UK, a special highlights CD version of Steve Hackett's acclaimed Genesis Revisited II double album will be released entitled Genesis Revisited II Selection. This 9-track CD features a variation of the original artwork (pictured left) and, as an added bonus, one new track unavailable elsewhere: "Carpet Crawlers" featuring Ray Wilson. As many of you know, we announced Ray's re-recording of the track with Steve Hackett back in February. Pre-order information should be available shortly. Other tracks included are: "11th Earl of Mar", "The Lamia", "Dancing with the Moonlit Knight", "Entangled", "Shadow of the Hierophant", "Can-Utility and the Coastliners", "Afterglow" and "Blood on the Rooftops."

April 3, 2013
Phil Collins Featured On New A Cappella Version of "Against All Odds" This May
 
Back in February, we shared that Phil Collins with join Dolly Parton, Rob Thomas, Sarah Bareilles, Jason Mraz, Take 6, and Seal on the forthcoming album by a cappella group, Straight No Chaser. The album, Under The Influence, is slated for release on May 7th in North America (on Atlantic/Atco Records) and May 13th in the UK. We now know that the Phil Collins track is a new version of "Against All Odds" with the vocal group. Pre-order your copy today!
 

April 3, 2013
Mike & The Mechanics Site To Be Re-Launched Soon!

According to Mike & The Mechanics lead singer Andrew Roachford, the official Mike and The Mechanics site will see a re-launch shortly with
new content. We can only assume that the site will be revamped in support of the summer tour dates and the much anticipated 25th anniversary 2-CD edition remaster of the classic Mechanics album, Living Years. Unfortunately, Andrew was not willing to share more information at this point. I guess we will need to wait and see!

April 3, 2013

The Chester Thompson Trio To Release Album; European Tour Dates Announced!

The Chester Thompson Trio are expected to release a new album this month with a European tour kicking off on May 17th in Germany! Details on tour dates and venues can be found here.

April 3, 2013
Ray Wilson's Chasing Rainbows Is Available For Pre-Order!

Ray Wilson's new album, Chasing Rainbows, is now available for pre-order on CD and as a limited edition 180 gram vinyl LP (limited to 1,000 copies). The release date of Chasing Rainbows on CD is April 19th in Europe (the vinyl ships in June).

April 3, 2013
Contest Winners Announced Shortly!

Due to an unexpected delay, our contest winners will be announced shortly. Sorry for the delay!
 

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