NEWS IN THE WORLD OF GENESIS
DECEMBER 2007
 

December 22, 2007
Long Way Down Soundtrack Featuring Peter Gabriel's Big Blue Ball Released

Real World Records has released the 30-track, 2-CD soundtrack to Long Way Down, the TV series featuring Ewan McGregor and Charlie Boorman.

One of the songs included on this set is "The Whole Thing" by The Big Blue Ball featuring vocals by Peter Gabriel! There is still no release date for Gabriel's Big Blue Ball project, so get your copy of Long Way Down today!
 

December 22, 2007
Genesis Earn Honors As Second Highest Grossing International Tour of 2007

According to an article on E! News On-Line, Genesis finished the North American leg of their tour as the 8th highest grossing tour of 2007 in North America according to Pollstar. The 25-date tour of the United States and Canada earned $47.6 million. Genesis was the second highest international tour selling $129 million worldwide.

December 22, 2007
New Anthony Phillips Mini LP Sleeve CD Titles Available for Pre-Order, Including New Album, Wild Life

You can now order Anthony Phillips' new solo album, Wildlife (catalog # ARC-7274) from Japan. Like the other Ant Phillips Japanese CD titles recently reissued, it is available in a limited edition mini LP style sleeve. To date, there is still no announced release date for Wildlife in North America or Europe. Other Anthony Phillips newly available for pre-order from Japan on mini LP sleeve CDs include The Archive Collection Volume One (catalog # ARC-7255/56), The Archive Collection Volume Two (catalog # ARC-7257/58), Slow Dance (catalog #7259), Sail The World (catalog # ARC-7260), and Field Day (catalog # ARC-7261). Collector's should note that the Archive Collection also features new artwork!

December 22, 2007
Steve Hackett Shares Details On Forthcoming Rock Project

In addition to Steve Hackett's new classical guitar album, Tribute, coming out in February (see the November News Section for details), Steve has also revealed that a rock project he is working for future release will include Yes bassist Chris Squire and drummer Simon Phillips. No release date is known at this time for this new rock project.

December 10, 2007
Limited Edition Peter Gabriel Art Prints Now Available For Order

As mentioned a couple of days ago on this site, Hypergallery has partnered with renowned artist Storm Thorgerson (best known for creating album covers for artists like Peter Gabriel, Pink Floyd, Brand X, Led Zeppelin, and many others) to provide professional, art gallery quality limited edition prints of classic album covers. The newest of these prints is of Peter Gabriel's 1977 debut album (a.k.a. 'Car'). These are not cheap quality posters, but genuine superior quality art prints that are faithfully produced under the auspices of the artist himself. Only 99 copies have been reproduced with each signed and numbered by the original artist, Storm Thorgerson.

If you order your print through this link and follow the directions attached, as a World of Genesis.com visitor, you will not only get the Peter Gabriel 'Car' print, but also a quality art print of Peter Gabriel's third album (a.k.a. 'Melt') absolutely FREE! You'll only get this deal here and only for a limited time! For the serious Peter Gabriel fan or classic rock collector, this is an amazing item worthy of framing and displaying proudly in your home or office.
 

December 10, 2007
Daryl Stuermer Radio Interview Scheduled For December 20th For New Genesis Live Album And Solo Tour Dates

On Thursday, December 20th, at 8:00 a.m. (Central Standard Time) Daryl Stuermer will be on the Dave and Carole show on WKLH 97.5 FM in Milwaukee, Wisconsin to talk about his upcoming show at the Victorian Village, and the release of the Live Over Europe Genesis double CD set that was just released. You can listen live to Daryl's interview on-line at the radio station's website.

December 8, 2007

Limited Edition Peter Gabriel Art Print Available For Debut Album! Exclusive BONUS for World of Genesis.com visitors!

Hypergallery publishes high quality limited edition art prints available exclusively at art shops and collector's stores. The company has just issued Storm Thorgerson's cover for Peter Gabriel's 'Car' album (also known as Peter Gabriel 1). As an added bonus, when you order your print via World of Genesis.com you will get a FREE signed print of Thorgerson's Peter Gabriel 'Melt' album cover (also known as Peter Gabriel 3). This offer is exclusive to World of Genesis.com visitors!

Starting next week, get your limited edition print with free bonus signed print exclusively here
! This is a fantastic item for the Peter Gabriel fan on your holiday list!

December 8, 2007
World of Genesis Featured In New Magazine Interview

In the December/January issue of UR Chicago, there is a one-page article on the many classic rock reunions of 2007, including Genesis, Van Halen and The Police. Included in this interview is mention of World of Genesis.com. Check it out (note that this link is a PDF)!

December 8, 2007
TheMusic.com Offers Blow-Out Discount Prices For a Limited Time on Encore Series For Peter Gabriel and Others

On TheMusic.com website, for a limited time (and while supplies last) you can take advantage of a massive clearance sale going to get as much as 50% off roadcases from the Encore Series from Peter Gabriel (2003 and both 2004 Encore Series), Duran Duran, and The Who (2006 tour). If you're going to buy them, this is a fantastic deal!

December 8, 2007
Steve Hackett Update

There is much to report in the Steve Hackett camp this December! In addition to his appearance on Yes bassist Chris Squire's new holiday album Chris Squire's Swiss Choir, there is also news of a new classical guitar album and newly recorded rock tracks (at least one of which features Chris Squire on bass) for a possible future release!

According to the Publicity Connection, Steve Hackett will release his next album on February 11, 2008. The album, entitled Tribute (Camino Records, #CAMCD39) is a classical guitar album with the following track listing:

STEVE HACKETT - TRIBUTE

Tributes to Bach
1. Gavottes BWV 1012 (Bach)
2. Courante BWV 1009 (Bach)
3. Jesu Joy BWV 147 (Bach)
 
A tribute to Segovia
4. The Fountain Suite (Hackett)
 
A tribute to William Byrd
5. The Earle of Salisbury (Byrd)

A tribute to Barrios
6. La Catedral (Barrios)
 
A tribute to the unknown writer
7. El Noy de la Mer (uknown)
 
A tribute to Rodrigo
8. Cascada (Hackett)
 
A Tudor Tribute
9. Sapphires (Hackett)
 
Tributes to Bach
10. Prelude in D, BWV 998 (Bach)
11. Prelude in C min, BWV 999 (Bach)
12. Chaconne, BWV 1004 (Bach)

A tribute to Granados
13. La Maja de Goya (Granados)

According to the press release, "Tribute is a continuing expression of Steve’s fascination with the classical guitar and an homage to the composers and performers who have inspired him." Pre-order information is expected to be announced very soon for Tribute. No information is available yet on Steve's forthcoming rock album.


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