The Way We Walk, Volume One: The Shorts

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The Way We Walk, Volume One: The Shorts
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Live album by
Released9 November 1992
Recorded10-11 July, 13 July, 2 August 1992 (except for "Mama", "That's All", and "In Too Deep" which they are recorded in 4 July 1987 (both of the Genesis tracks) and October 1986 respectively)
GenreRock
Length63:05
Label
Producer
Genesis chronology
We Can't Dance
(1991)
The Way We Walk, Volume One: The Shorts
(1992)
The Way We Walk, Volume Two: The Longs
(1993)

Live – The Way We Walk, Volume One: The Shorts is the fourth live album by the English rock band Genesis, released in November 1992 on Virgin Records in the United Kingdom and by Atlantic Records in the United States. The album features a compilation of recordings from their 1986–1987 Invisible Touch Tour and their 1992 We Can't Dance Tour in support of their named studio albums, with focus on the group's hit singles. In addition to the core Genesis line-up of singer/drummer Phil Collins, keyboardist Tony Banks, and guitarist/bassist Mike Rutherford, the group perform with their longtime touring musicians, drummer Chester Thompson and guitarist/bassist Daryl Stuermer.

The album reached No. 3 in the United Kingdom and No. 35 in the United States, where the album reached Gold certification from the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) for shipment of 500,000 copies. In January 1993, Genesis released the companion album The Way We Walk, Volume Two: The Longs, which focuses on the band's lengthier material from their We Can't Dance Tour.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Tony Banks, Phil Collins, and Mike Rutherford.

No.TitleRecording date and locationLength
1."Land of Confusion"11 July 1992 at Niedersachsenstadion, Hanover, Germany5:16
2."No Son of Mine"13 July 1992 at Niedersachsenstadion, Hanover, Germany7:06
3."Jesus He Knows Me"11 July 19925:24
4."Throwing It All Away"2 August 1992 at the Knebworth Festival, Knebworth, England6:02
5."I Can't Dance"13 July 19926:54
6."Mama"4 July 1987 at Wembley Stadium, London, England6:50
7."Hold on My Heart"10 July 1992 Niedersachsenstadion, Hanover, Germany5:41
8."That's All"4 July 19874:59
9."In Too Deep"October 1986 at The Forum, Inglewood, California, US5:36
10."Tonight, Tonight, Tonight"13 July 19923:36
11."Invisible Touch"13 July 19925:41

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic3/5 stars[1]
Entertainment WeeklyB[2]
The Rolling Stone Album Guide3/5 stars[3]

Personnel[edit]

Genesis

Additional musicians

Production

  • Nick Davis – production, engineering
  • Robert Colby – production
  • Genesis – production, album design
  • Geoff Callingham – engineering
  • Simon Metcalfe – engineering assistance
  • Icon – album design
  • Louis Lee – photography
  • Cesar Vera – photography

References[edit]

  1. ^ Thompson, Dave (2011). "Genesis Live: The Way We Walk, Vol. 1 (The Shorts) – Genesis | AllMusic". allmusic.com. Retrieved 25 July 2011.
  2. ^ Altman, Billy (4 December 1992). "Live: The Way We Walk Volume One: The Shorts Review". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 9 June 2012.
  3. ^ Nathan Brackett; Christian David Hoard (2004). The new Rolling Stone album guide. New York: Simon & Schuster. pp. 327–328. ISBN 978-0-7432-0169-8.