Paul Young Biography Added
To World of Genesis.com
You can now read a new Brief History of Paul Young, the late singer of
Mike and the Mechanics, in the
Biographies Section of this site. More exciting updates should becoming
within the next two weeks.
Chester Thompson Updates
Chester Thompson's new jazz trio will be performing at the first annual
Barkley Jazz Festival on September 12th in Kentucky. Details of the jazz
festival can be found
here. In other Chester Thompson news, Chester will be instructing at The
Slammin' Symposium in Wayne, New Jersey on September 26th. Details on this
drum clinic can be found
World of Genesis.com
Contest Begins For Sketches of Steve Hackett
As promised, the contest for the autographed first edition hardback of Steve
Hackett's new official biography, Sketches of Steve Hackett has
here to read about it, enter the contest, or even purchase a copy. The
contest will end next Saturday. Good luck!
Details on Tony Banks' A
Curious Feeling Reissue Announced
On October 19th, Esoteric Recordings in Europe will release the new Tony
Banks' 30th anniversary edition of his solo debut, A Curious Feeling.
There will be two different pressings:
the standard single CD edition with newly remixed stereo (catalog #ECLEC
2160) and the limited edition deluxe CD + DVD edition (catalog #ECLEC
22161). The limited double disc pressing is a hardback edition that comes
complete with a 20-page booklet.
This CD + DVD version features the full album in remixed stereo and 5.1
surround sound plus bonus rare videos for "For A While" and "Waters of
Lethe!" Pre-orders will be available soon!
August 6, 2009
Additional Details On
Forthcoming Steve Hackett Album Revealed!; Hackett Contest Coming This
The forthcoming Steve Hackett studio album, Out of the Tunnel's Mouth,
is scheduled for release on October 5, 2009. As previously reported here,
the project features appearances by Roger King, John Hackett, Chris Squire
(of Yes), Nick Beggs, and Anthony Phillips among others. This new album will
be the first on Steve's new label, Wolfworks Records. The track listing is
Fire On The Moon
Ghost In The Glass
Emerald And Ash
Last Train To Istanbul
For more information on
Steve's 2009 European tour, please visit
his new official website (and be
sure to check out his blog for audio snippets from this new release)!
Also of note: Hackett fans will be pleased to know that World of
Genesis.com and Wymer Publishing have teamed up to offer a special contest
for Steve Hackett fans!
Steve Hackett, the new official biography on Steve Hackett written
Revisited author Alan Hewitt, is available now! In celebration of
this release starting this weekend, World of Genesis.com will be starting a
contest where one lucky winner will receive a limited edition hardback
edition of the Sketches of Steve Hackett biography complete with
bonus interview DVD and AUTOGRAPHED by Steve Hackett himself! Check
back this weekend for details!