NEWS IN THE WORLD OF GENESIS
JANUARY 2007
 

January 13, 2007
Daryl Stuermer Reveals Information About The Genesis Reunion Tour

According to a recent interview Daryl Stuermer did with On Milwaukee, rehearsals for the 2007 Turn It On Again Tour start in April in Lausanne, Switzerland. He also reveals that the North American leg of the tour starts September 7th in Toronto, Canada.

January 13, 2007
Unreleased Robert Fripp/Peter Gabriel Track Released on DGM Website

For those who may have missed it, you can hear an unreleased track circa 1978 on Robert Fripp's DGMlive website. Click here to hear the track (while it lasts!).


January 11, 2007

Release Date For European Genesis SACD Remasters Posted On-Line; First Four Japanese Hackett mini-LP sleeve CDs Now Deleted!

A couple of European music retailers are now posting a release date of March 26th for the Genesis SACD remasters covering the studio albums from 1976 through 1981, which are Trick of The Tail (catalog # W3859642 ), Wind and Wuthering (catalog # W3859512), And Then There Were Three (catalog # W3859682), Duke (catalog # W3859702), and Abacab (catalog # W3859662). No North American or Asian release dates have been confirmed yet for the newly remixed and remastered back catalog. Stay tuned!

In other CD news, I have learned that the Japanese only mini-LP style sleeves for Steve Hackett's remastered CDs for Voyage of the Acolyte, Please Don't Touch!, Spectral Mornings, and Defector are officially out of print. Grab your copies here before they are gone forever!

January 6, 2007
Nick Davis Provides An Update on the Genesis Reissued Back Catalog

According to a post Nick Davis made in the Forum on the official Genesis site, the following is now confirmed for the newly remixed and remastered Genesis back catalog:

FORMATS:

NORTH AMERICA:    CD + DVD (NTSC)
SOUTH AMERICA:    SACD + DVD
JAPAN/ASIA:           SACD + DVD (NTSC)
EUROPE:                SACD + DVD (PAL)

Nick added, "The DVD will have DTS and Dolby Digital 5.1 plus the single videos (of that album) plus new interviews with the band. The hybrid SACD will have CD stereo, high resolution stereo and the 5.1 mix. The albums will be sold separately - except the extras disc - there will be a 'box' for each release which will have all the albums in plus the extras disc set. There are territories which will have hybrid SACD and DVD-V (NTSC) for those that are interested. The DVD is not region encoded."

While some of this news has been announced (both here and other places) previously, this is the most complete information on the new back catalog titles to date. The first batch of reissues, due in March in Europe (North America release dates have yet to be confirmed), are the studio albums from Trick of the Tail through Abacab.


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