Genesis Revisited II

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Genesis Revisited II
Genesis Revisited II.jpg
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)
Genesis Revisited II: Selection
(2013)
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, Mike Rutherford, Peter Gabriel, Steve Hackett, and Phil Collins, 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"   Banks, Rutherford Nursery Cryme 8:46
3. "Entangled"   S. Hackett, Banks A Trick of the Tail 6:35
4. "Eleventh Earl of Mar"   Banks, S. Hackett, Rutherford Wind & Wuthering 7:51
5. "Ripples"   Rutherford, Banks 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"   S. Hackett, Rutherford, Banks, Collins Wind & Wuthering 4:47
8. "Afterglow"   Banks Wind & Wuthering 4:09
9. "A Tower Struck Down"   John Hackett, S. 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 Åkerfeldt – 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)
Photographic artwork by Maurizio and Angéla Vicedomini

Genesis Revisited II: Selection[edit]

Genesis Revisited II: Selection
Genesis Revisited 2 Selection.jpg
Studio album by Steve Hackett
Released May 10, 2013 (Germany, Switzerland, Finland, Austria, Norway, Australia, New Zealand)
May 13, 2013 (UK)
May 14, 2013 (Spain, Italy)
May 15, 2013 (Sweden, Hungary)
Recorded 2011-12
Genre Progressive rock
Label Inside Out Music
Producer Steve Hackett, Roger King
Steve Hackett chronology
Genesis Revisited II
(2012)
Genesis Revisited II: Selection
(2013)
Wolflight
(2015)

Genesis Revisited II: Selection is a selection of songs that appear on the 2012 cover album by musician Steve Hackett. It was released in May 2013 by Inside Out Music. It includes eight of the songs included on the original album, plus a previously unreleased version of "Carpet Crawlers"; featuring former Genesis vocalist Ray Wilson.[3]

Track listing[edit]

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

No. Title Writer(s) Original album Length
1. "Carpet Crawlers"     The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway  
2. "11th Earl Of Mar"   Banks, Hackett, Rutherford Wind And Wuthering  
3. "The Lamia"     The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway  
4. "Dancing with the Moonlit Knight"     Selling England by the Pound  
5. "Entangled"   Hackett, Banks A Trick of the Tail  
6. "Shadow of the Hierophant"   Hackett, Rutherford "Voyage of the Acolyte"  
7. "Can-Utility and the Coastliners"     Foxtrot  
8. "Afterglow"   Banks Wind And Wuthering  
9. "Blood On The Rooftops"   Hackett, Collins Wind And Wuthering  

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. 
  3. ^ Steve Hackett official web site : http://www.hackettsongs.com/news/newsAlbum8.html

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