NEWS IN THE WORLD OF GENESIS - June 2006

June 30, 2006
All This And World War II Reissued On CD For The First Time!

Finally! The classic soundtrack All This And World War II has been reissued on compact disc! This soundtrack features artists like Elton John, Keith Moon (of The Who), Jeff Lynn (of ELO), Bryan Ferry, The Bee Gees, Rod Stewart, Tina Turner, and Peter Gabriel just to name a few covering songs made famous by The Beatles. To Genesis fans, this collection is highly sought after for the rare Peter Gabriel cover of "Strawberry Fields Forever," which makes its appearance on CD officially for the very first time here! This 28-track, 2-CD collection is only available from Universal/Hip-O Select for a limited time! Don't delay in getting your copy today! As this is a limited run, it is only available at the Hip-o Select website which can be accessed here. There are no plans for a European reissue of this CD.

June 28, 2006
New John Mayhew Interview Available Exclusively Here at World of Genesis!

John Mayhew has clearly been one of the most sought after interviews of all of the Genesis artists. He seemingly vanished from the public eye after his work on the landmark 1970 Progressive Rock album, Trespass. In 2006, John has reemerged to talk to World of Genesis.com about his Genesis days and what he has been up to for the past 36 years! Click here to read the interview! You won't want to miss it! 

June 21, 2006
Brand X Catalog Being Reissued in Mini-LP CD Sleeves In Japan This Month

On June 28th, Virgin/EMI in Japan will be reissuing the Brand X catalog in limited edition mini LP style CD sleeves. Among the titles slated for reissue are: Moroccan Roll (VJCP-68783), Product (VJCP-68786), Livestock (VJCP-68784), Do They Hurt? (VJCP-68787), Unorthodox Behavior (VJCP-68782) and Masques (VJCP-68785). All of these limited edition reissues features Phil Collins except Masques. Click on the links above to order your copies today! I suspect that these mini LP sleeves will sell out quickly! 

June 21, 2006
Ray Wilson 2-in-1 CD Package Released In Germany

On June 23rd in Germany, Inside Out/SPV Records released a special edition 2-in-1 double CD of Ray Wilson's first two studio albums, Change and The Next Best Thing. This new reissue does not have any bonus tracks, but it does have a special picture sleeve featuring both album covers.
  

June 21, 2006
Cast From Tarzan To Perform and Offer Q & A In New York

The cast from Tarzan will be performing and offering up a question and answer session on Tuesday, June 27th, at noon (EST) at the Apple Store in Soho, New York. My source did not know if Phil Collins would definitely be in attendance, but he suspected he would be. More news on this if I get it prior to the event on Tuesday.

June 14, 2006
According to the official Phil Collins site, Phil will be making the following appearances in support of the Tarzan musical:

Friday, June 23rd at 7:00 A.M.-10:00 A.M. (EST)
- NBC's "Today" - LIVE outdoor summer concert series. Collins will perform a song from Tarzan and two hit songs. The concert will be out on the plaza (30 Rockefeller Plaza, between 5th and 6th Avenues at West 48th Street, (b/w 5th and 6th Ave.)
For more information: http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/3041478/

Friday, June 23rd at 12:00 P.M.-1:00 P.M. (EST)
CBS' "The Early Show" - Outdoor Concert Series in the Plaza (pre-tape to air on: 6/27). Collins will perform a song from Tarzan and one hit song.
The concert will be out on the plaza (Corner of 59th and 5th Ave) you will be able to just walk up to the plaza at 11:00 a.m. on June 23rd. For more information: http://www.cbsnews.com/sections/earlyshow/main500202.shtml

Friday, June 23rd at 11:00 A.M.-12:00 P.M. (EST)
"The View" - Collins will join Barbara Walters, Star Jones, and company for a musical performance from Tarzan.

Tarzan ticket sales are reportly very good, but you can still buy your tickets here and you can also pre-order the new Broadway Cast Recording of Tarzan (featuring a bonus track with Phil Collins!) here.

June 14, 2006
Official Peter Gabriel Site Announces New Competition

The official Peter Gabriel site announced that there will be a forthcoming "Shock The Monkey" remix contest on realworldremixed.com

June 9, 2006
Vintage Colin Scot Album To Be Reissued Featuring Gabriel, Collins, Fripp & Others!

Colin Scot's classic 1971 album is scheduled to be reissued on compact disc for the first time on July ! The new digitally remastered album features four previously unreleased bonus tracks and an all-star cast of musicians including Phil Collins, Peter Gabriel, Robert Fripp, Rick Wakeman, Peter Hammill, and Davey Johnstone. The CD will be released in North America on June 27th and in the UK on June 26th. To order your copy today click here!

June 9, 2006
Carrack To Perform With The SWR Big Band & Others

Paul Carrack will be in Germany as a guest of SWR Big Band for five or six songs on August 11th at the Schwetzingen Festival. August 12th, Paul will play a solo acoustic one hour set in Liblar. In addition to the German dates, Carrack will be playing four special acoustic shows in Spain this summer with: Tony Mateos on drums, Carlos "Litus" Bosch on guitar and vocals, Angel Blazquez on guitar and vocals, Gustavo Gabetta on percussion and vocals, Roger Blavia on percussion and vocals, and Jeremy Meek on bass. Visit the official Paul Carrack website for more information.

June 9, 2006
Ray Wilson Provides An Update On Stiltskin; Title Track Available For Free Download

The new Stiltskin album, She, will be available in shops on October 6th. The title track will be the first single and will go to radio on June 19th in Germany and mid-August in the UK. The Autumn Stiltskin tour, which starts October 12th, is still being organized and currently includes concerts in the UK, Germany, Poland, Switzerland, Austria, Belgium, and Holland. For more information or to download "She" visit the official Ray Wilson site.

June 2, 2006
Tony Banks To Be Featured On "Sampledelica! The History Of The Mellotron" Radio Special

On June 3rd, Tony Banks will be featured on the BBC Radio 4 program "Sampedelica! The History of The Mellotron" from 10:30 to 11:00 a.m. (UK time). According to the BBC, the program examines the history of the instrument, investigates its impact on the music business as the earliest sampling technology and particularly how it was adopted by bands in the early Seventies progressive rock era. Tony Banks, in a new interview, talks about his love/hate relationship with the instrument, which proved notoriously difficult to take on the road. Other interviews include Paul McCartney, Andy Partridge and David Gregory of XTC, Ian McDonald from King Crimson, Paul Weller, and Justin Hayward from the Moody Blues.

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