Genesis Revisited II

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Genesis Revisited II
Studio album by Steve Hackett
Released 22 October 2012
Recorded 2011–12
Genre Progressive rock
Length 2:24:48
Label Inside Out Music
Producer Steve Hackett, Roger King
Steve Hackett chronology
Beyond the Shrouded Horizon
(2011)
Genesis Revisited II
(2012)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Ultimate Classic Rock (7/10)[1]
Allmusic 2.5/5 stars[2]

Genesis Revisited II is an album by musician Steve Hackett, released on 22 October 2012 by Inside Out Music label. It is a sequel to his 1996 album Genesis Revisited and largely consists of reworked versions of songs originally by Genesis with a variety of guest vocalists.

Track listing[edit]

All songs by Tony Banks, Phil Collins, Peter Gabriel, Steve Hackett, Mike Rutherford, except as noted.

Disc one
No. Title Writer(s) Original album Length
1. "The Chamber of 32 Doors"     The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway 6:00
2. "Horizons"     Foxtrot 1:41
3. "Supper's Ready"     Foxtrot 23:35
4. "The Lamia"     The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway 7:47
5. "Dancing with the Moonlit Knight"     Selling England by the Pound 8:10
6. "Fly on a Windshield"     The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway 2:54
7. "Broadway Melody of 1974"     The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway 2:23
8. "The Musical Box"     Nursery Cryme 10:57
9. "Can-Utility and the Coastliners"     Foxtrot 5:50
10. "Please Don't Touch"   S. Hackett Please Don't Touch! 4:03
Total length:
73:20
Disc two
No. Title Writer(s) Original album Length
1. "Blood on the Rooftops"   S. Hackett, Collins Wind & Wuthering 6:56
2. "The Return of the Giant Hogweed"     Nursery Cryme 8:46
3. "Entangled"   Banks, S. Hackett A Trick of the Tail 6:35
4. "Eleventh Earl of Mar"   Banks, S. Hackett, Rutherford Wind & Wuthering 7:51
5. "Ripples"   Banks, Rutherford A Trick of the Tail 8:14
6. "Unquiet Slumbers for the Sleepers..."   S. Hackett, Rutherford Wind & Wuthering 2:12
7. "...In That Quiet Earth"   Banks, Collins, S. Hackett, Rutherford Wind & Wuthering 4:47
8. "Afterglow"   Banks Wind & Wuthering 4:09
9. "A Tower Struck Down"   S. Hackett, John Hackett Voyage of the Acolyte 4:45
10. "Camino Royale"   S. Hackett, Nick Magnus Highly Strung 6:19
11. "Shadow of the Hierophant"   S. Hackett, Rutherford Voyage of the Acolyte 10:45
Total length:
71:28

Personnel[edit]

  • Steve Hackett – guitars, vocals (disc 1, track 3 – V: "Willow Farm"; disc 2, track 10)
  • Roger King – keyboards (disc 1, tracks 1 & 3–10; disc 2, tracks 1–11)
  • Amanda Lehmann – guitar, vocals (disc 2, tracks 3, 5, 8 & 11)
  • Jo Lehmann – backing vocals
  • Christine Townsend – violin, viola (disc 1, track 1 & 9; disc 2, tracks 1 & 9)
  • Dave Kerzner – keyboards (disc 1, track 3)
  • Dick Driver – double bass (disc 1, tracks 1 & 10; disc 2, tracks 1 & 9)
  • Francis Dunnery – guitar, vocals (disc 1, tracks 3 – VII: "As Sure As Eggs Is Eggs (Aching Men's Feet)" & 5)
  • Gary O'Toole – drums, percussion (disc 1, tracks 1, 4, & 6–10; disc 2, tracks 1, 2, 4–11), vocals (disc 1, track 6 & 7; disc 2, track 1)
  • John Hackett – flute (disc 1, tracks 1, 4, 5 & 10; disc 2, tracks 2 & 9)
  • John Wetton – bass, guitar, vocals (disc 2, track 8)
  • Mikael Akerfeldt – vocals (disc 1, track 3 – I: "Lover's Leap" & IV: "How Dare I Be So Beautiful?")
  • Nad Sylvan – vocals (disc 1, track 1 & 8; disc 2, track 4)
  • Nik Kershaw – vocals (disc 1, track 4)
  • Phil Mulford – bass (disc 2, tracks 1 & 8)
  • Rachel Ford – cello (disc 1, track 1; disc 2, tracks 1 & 9)
  • Roine Stolt – guitar (disc 2, track 2)
  • Steve Rothery – guitar (disc 1, track 4)
  • Nick Magnus – keyboards (disc 2, track 10)
  • Neal Morse – keyboards, vocals (disc 2, track 2)
  • Jeremy Stacey – drums (disc 1, track 3 & 5)
  • Conrad Keely – vocals (disc 1, track 3 – III: "Ikhnaton and Itsacon and Their Band of Merry Men")
  • Nick Beggs – bass, Chapman stick (disc 1, track 9; disc 2, tracks 4, 7 & 11)
  • Steven Wilson – guitar (disc 2, track 11), vocals (disc 1, track 9)
  • Rob Townsend – saxophone, flute and blown sundries (disc 1, tracks 5, 8 & 9; disc 2, tracks 1, 7 & 11)
  • Jakko Jakszyk – guitar, vocals (disc 2, track 3)
  • Simon Collins (Phil Collins' son) – keyboard, vocals (disc 1, track 3 – II: "The Guaranteed Eternal Sanctuary Man" & VI: "Apocalypse in 9/8")
  • Lee Pomeroy – bass, Chapman stick (disc 1, tracks 3–8; disc 2, track 2)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Reed, Ryan (22 October 2012). "Steve Hackett, 'Genesis Revisited II,' – Album Review". ultimateclassicrock.com. Retrieved 27 December 2012. 
  2. ^ Lymangrover, Jason. "Genesis Revisited II – Steve Hackett : Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards : AllMusic". allmusic.com. Retrieved 30 March 2013. 

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