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(Rolling Stone)   Peter Gabriel discusses his new album and says "Never say never" when asked about a reunion with Genesis   (rollingstone.com) divider line 75
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2014-04-14 07:40:54 PM  
For the love of all that is holey.

YES
 
2014-04-14 07:41:52 PM  
It would be nice but unless Phil's son has his dad's chops on the drums I don't think anything's happening until Pete and Phil's youngest kids get to the stage of life where they start asking "wait - you looked like WHAT back in the day? Oh, I gotta see that."

And then they all head out to a Musical Box concert.
 
2014-04-14 07:43:38 PM  
Is not amused


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2014-04-14 07:46:41 PM  
DAMNIT PETE JUST SAY YES! QUIT TEASING!

/Frustrated Genesis fan
 
2014-04-14 07:47:42 PM  

hasty ambush: Is not amused

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I just started watching that show a while ago (I think it was during the Olympics when all my regular shows were on hiatus). I don't know what took me so long. I farking love it. And I'm not really a car guy.
 
2014-04-14 07:50:00 PM  
I've been a big Genesis fan ever since the release of their 1980 album, Duke. Before that, I really didn't understand any of their work. Too artsy, too intellectual.
 
2014-04-14 07:50:46 PM  
better do it soon

before someone dies


nobody died, right?
 
2014-04-14 07:51:46 PM  

mafiageek1980: DAMNIT PETE JUST SAY YES! QUIT TEASING!

/Frustrated Genesis fan


These guys are pretty damned good  http://www.themusicalbox.net/

I was this close to seeing them a second time, but no...karma had to intervene.  Bastard karma.
 
2014-04-14 07:58:15 PM  

davynelson: better do it soon

before someone dies


nobody died, right?


naw, but Phil isnt in the best shape...
 
2014-04-14 08:00:16 PM  

mafiageek1980: davynelson: better do it soon

before someone dies


nobody died, right?

naw, but Phil isnt in the best shape...


Yeah, he's had a bunch of back surgeries and apparently can't play drums on tour any more.

Also didn't one of the other members have some medical problems?
 
2014-04-14 08:00:28 PM  

I_Am_Weasel: mafiageek1980: DAMNIT PETE JUST SAY YES! QUIT TEASING!

/Frustrated Genesis fan

These guys are pretty damned good  http://www.themusicalbox.net/

I was this close to seeing them a second time, but no...karma had to intervene.  Bastard karma.


Hmmm...im intrigued now...I wonder if they will ever end up in Austin sometime? Hell, I would be willing to brave downtown Austin parking to see them :)
 
2014-04-14 08:03:36 PM  
Even Peter Gabriel realizes what a cash cow a Genesis reunion tour would be.
 
2014-04-14 08:04:37 PM  
So?
 
2014-04-14 08:16:15 PM  
That Sledgehammer song makes me want to punch babies.
 
2014-04-14 08:22:33 PM  
 
2014-04-14 08:22:49 PM  
So they're all going to the same retirement home?
 
2014-04-14 08:29:06 PM  

Dwight_Yeast: Also didn't one of the other members have some medical problems?


Tony Banks. A spot of gardener's palsy but he'll be right as rain in a week.

Phil looks a lot better lately. He got a standing O at the Knicks game yesterday, which is more than the Knicks can say for themselves.
 
2014-04-14 08:30:42 PM  
 
2014-04-14 08:38:17 PM  

bearded clamorer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ePIImGMjn_8


that's the one
 
2014-04-14 08:42:42 PM  
I don't care about a Genesis reunion, but will be thrilled beyond measure if Gabriel gets out at least one more great studio album. Us and Up are two of my favorite albums of all time. The Growing Up show remains the best live concert I've seen.
 
2014-04-14 08:45:11 PM  
well i'll be a shocked monkey's uncle
 
2014-04-14 08:52:36 PM  

Inaditch: I don't care about a Genesis reunion, but will be thrilled beyond measure if Gabriel gets out at least one more great studio album. Us and Up are two of my favorite albums of all time. The Growing Up show remains the best live concert I've seen.


I saw him on his 2002 tour.I was glad I was dragged there.He belongs in Vegas.He is some act.
 
2014-04-14 08:53:19 PM  
Somewhere in England...

static.guim.co.uk
 
2014-04-14 09:05:40 PM  

non-racer X: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NghJHyoEV7A


They were prog rock's GWAR.
 
2014-04-14 09:08:03 PM  

W.C.fields forever: I saw him on his 2002 tour.I was glad I was dragged there.He belongs in Vegas.He is some act.


I still have the weird uterus condom I got at that show.
 
2014-04-14 09:10:14 PM  

Gulper Eel: It would be nice but unless Phil's son has his dad's chops on the drums I don't think anything's happening until Pete and Phil's youngest kids get to the stage of life where they start asking "wait - you looked like WHAT back in the day? Oh, I gotta see that."

And then they all head out to a Musical Box concert.


Gabriel has taken his kids to a Musical Box show so that "they could see what their dad used to do"
 
2014-04-14 09:15:34 PM  
When you've got five minutes to spare, watch his performance of Solsbury Hill with a full orchestra on the Letterman show. Good Great stuff.
 
2014-04-14 09:30:41 PM  

non-racer X: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NghJHyoEV7A


I was going to post a link to some old Genesis, but I see you've got that covered.  Just about the year I was thinking of too.

Dancing with the moonlit knight indeed.

Personally, I wouldn't give a shiat if Genesis got back together without Phil Collins.  I never liked him anyway.  Maybe they could have Bootsy Collins fill in for him.  Now, that  would be funky.

Bill Bruford can play the drums.
 
2014-04-14 09:32:20 PM  
Holy cow. Banks. Rutherford. Collins. Hackett. Gabriel.

Please let this happen.
 
2014-04-14 09:35:25 PM  

gfid: non-racer X: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NghJHyoEV7A

I was going to post a link to some old Genesis, but I see you've got that covered.  Just about the year I was thinking of too.

Dancing with the moonlit knight indeed.

Personally, I wouldn't give a shiat if Genesis got back together without Phil Collins.  I never liked him anyway.  Maybe they could have Bootsy Collins fill in for him.  Now, that  would be funky.

Bill Bruford can play the drums.




Get out of town. Bruford is a great drummer but he lacks the amazing subtlety that Collins has. Cinema Show is a good example.
 
2014-04-14 09:48:48 PM  
I feel like we need Patrick Bateman's opinion.
 
2014-04-14 09:59:03 PM  

gfid: non-racer X: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NghJHyoEV7A

I was going to post a link to some old Genesis, but I see you've got that covered.  Just about the year I was thinking of too.

Dancing with the moonlit knight indeed.

Personally, I wouldn't give a shiat if Genesis got back together without Phil Collins.  I never liked him anyway.  Maybe they could have Bootsy Collins fill in for him.  Now, that  would be funky.

Bill Bruford can play the drums.


Put Chester out there to really fark with Phil.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sA3rJXV4R4E
 
2014-04-14 10:43:28 PM  

non-racer X: Put Chester out there to really fark with Phil.


I've heard of Chester Thompson.  I wondered how many people and who he has played wtih so I did a search.


From Wikipedia:

Not to be confused with the keyboardist of the same name who has played with  Santana and Tower of Power, among others.

Oh, I thought he was the guy who played with Santana.  Oops.

How many people have a last name of Thompson and why do they keep naming their children Chester?
 
2014-04-14 10:53:17 PM  

gfid: non-racer X: Put Chester out there to really fark with Phil.

I've heard of Chester Thompson.  I wondered how many people and who he has played wtih so I did a search.


From Wikipedia:

Not to be confused with the keyboardist of the same name who has played with  Santana and Tower of Power, among others.

Oh, I thought he was the guy who played with Santana.  Oops.

How many people have a last name of Thompson and why do they keep naming their children Chester?


Okay, actually, he has played with Santana too....and Genesis...and even Frank Zappa.

How does Carlos do it?  I mean having 2 different people in the same band with the same name must be confusing.
 
2014-04-14 11:02:48 PM  
I'll say never. I cannot foresee a Genesis reunion under any circumstances. Maybe... MAYBE there's a snowball's chance in hell that they would play a one-off song or concert (a la Led Zeppelin) but an album or tour would be WAY too much work for amy of them to tolerate. Having said that, I would LOVE to be proven wrong. I think the only thing that would motivate a reunion would be mortality - not money.

In the meantime, a new Gabriel album is great news - and WAY overdue. "Up" was great. One of his best. Get back to work PG. None of us are getting any younger.
 
2014-04-14 11:06:48 PM  

Inaditch: W.C.fields forever: I saw him on his 2002 tour.I was glad I was dragged there.He belongs in Vegas.He is some act.

I still have the weird uterus condom I got at that show.


I saw him in San Diego,the Sports Arena.A terrible venue.But when he came out inside the giant ball and bounced to the beat of the song.Just wow.
 
2014-04-14 11:10:44 PM  
Poor Peter really isn't aging well. Every new photo adds a couple of years.
He did the 25 anniversary So tour to fund a year-long family holiday so a quick Genesis reunion for a few bucks wouldn't be out of the question but that was then, this is now and his solo shows are always very very good.
 
2014-04-14 11:13:41 PM  

W.C.fields forever: Inaditch: W.C.fields forever: I saw him on his 2002 tour.I was glad I was dragged there.He belongs in Vegas.He is some act.

I still have the weird uterus condom I got at that show.

I saw him in San Diego,the Sports Arena.A terrible venue.But when he came out inside the giant ball and bounced to the beat of the song.Just wow.


I was at that show too. Shame that like most of the Up shows, it was undersold. It was an incredible performance. And Up still sounds great.

Any mention of new PG material is good news.
 
2014-04-14 11:23:54 PM  
sonnyboy11:

I saw him in San Diego,the Sports Arena.A terrible venue.But when he came out inside the giant ball and bounced to the beat of the song.Just wow.

I was at that show too. Shame that like most of the Up shows, it was undersold. It was an incredible performance. And Up still sounds great.

Any mention of new PG material is good news.\

What song was he bouncing to about in Sonny Boy?I cant remember.

And I don't know what the occupancy of the arena is .Say 10,000 there were 4 maybe 5 thousand people there.
 
2014-04-15 12:01:09 AM  

bdub77: I've been a big Genesis fan ever since the release of their 1980 album, Duke. Before that, I really didn't understand any of their work. Too artsy, too intellectual.


How do you feel about Huey Lewis?
 
2014-04-15 12:43:02 AM  

toejam: gfid: non-racer X: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NghJHyoEV7A

I was going to post a link to some old Genesis, but I see you've got that covered.  Just about the year I was thinking of too.

Dancing with the moonlit knight indeed.

Personally, I wouldn't give a shiat if Genesis got back together without Phil Collins.  I never liked him anyway.  Maybe they could have Bootsy Collins fill in for him.  Now, that  would be funky.

Bill Bruford can play the drums.

Get out of town. Bruford is a great drummer but he lacks the amazing subtlety that Collins has. Cinema Show is a good example.


Phil can't drum anymore.  From what I've heard... nerve damage.  Sad, but I believe its true.
 
2014-04-15 01:22:46 AM  

fusillade762: hasty ambush: Is not amused

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I just started watching that show a while ago (I think it was during the Olympics when all my regular shows were on hiatus). I don't know what took me so long. I farking love it. And I'm not really a car guy.


Same here. 21 seasons? Criminy.
 
2014-04-15 01:25:10 AM  

Omahawg: well i'll be a shocked monkey's uncle


I approve this message!

And if Peter Gabriel wants to do a one-off, even if he has to use a relative of Phil's, would be OK by me. I think a new album, if he's willing to release new material, should be his priority though. Enough orchestral compilations by now.
 
2014-04-15 01:25:52 AM  

downstairs: toejam: gfid: non-racer X: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NghJHyoEV7A

I was going to post a link to some old Genesis, but I see you've got that covered.  Just about the year I was thinking of too.

Dancing with the moonlit knight indeed.

Personally, I wouldn't give a shiat if Genesis got back together without Phil Collins.  I never liked him anyway.  Maybe they could have Bootsy Collins fill in for him.  Now, that  would be funky.

Bill Bruford can play the drums.

Get out of town. Bruford is a great drummer but he lacks the amazing subtlety that Collins has. Cinema Show is a good example.

Phil can't drum anymore.  From what I've heard... nerve damage.  Sad, but I believe its true.


I cannot believe it's true.
 
2014-04-15 01:38:56 AM  
Pardon me for being Captain Obvious and extremely jaded, but you guys realize this part and parcel every time someone who used to be in a band puts out an album on their own, right? They always drop a hint about the band possibly getting back together in order to get people to write/read articles, then they say "by the way, please buy my latest album and come see me perform the songs from it LIVE when I'm in your neck of the woods."
 
2014-04-15 02:47:14 AM  

downstairs: toejam: gfid: non-racer X: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NghJHyoEV7A

I was going to post a link to some old Genesis, but I see you've got that covered.  Just about the year I was thinking of too.

Dancing with the moonlit knight indeed.

Personally, I wouldn't give a shiat if Genesis got back together without Phil Collins.  I never liked him anyway.  Maybe they could have Bootsy Collins fill in for him.  Now, that  would be funky.

Bill Bruford can play the drums.

Get out of town. Bruford is a great drummer but he lacks the amazing subtlety that Collins has. Cinema Show is a good example.

Phil can't drum anymore.  From what I've heard... nerve damage.  Sad, but I believe its true.


It is true - but it's also true that Phil has enough money to make Solomon blush and can afford a team of the finest neurosurgeons on the planet.
 
2014-04-15 02:58:56 AM  

W.C.fields forever: sonnyboy11:


What song was he bouncing to about in Sonny Boy?I cant remember.

And I don't know what the occupancy of the arena is .Say 10,000 there were 4 maybe 5 thousand people there.


Song was Growing Up. Second cut off the Up album

One Dot
That's on or off, defines what is and what is not
One dot

/bounce bounce bounce

You know, he was originally going to roll that ball out into the audience. Kind of like what Flaming Lips (Wayne Coyne) does with their bubble. But PG's bubble was pretty heavy and there was some concern about liability. And maybe even some concern over the fact the lagging ticket sales wouldn't see enough fans to hold it up!

I'd say maybe about 6000 at the SD show. Worst sold show I saw on that tour was Anaheim. They closed off the upper half of the arena and moved everyone down a level, no charge. Odd thing- I thought Anaheim was one of the best shows I have seen him and band do live. Poor ticket sales and a sore throat aside, the effort was top notch. But I am sure there were a  million other great things to do in the great city of Anaheim that night, so the poor turnout was totally understandable.

/cough
 
2014-04-15 07:44:01 AM  

I Like Bread: downstairs: toejam: gfid: non-racer X: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NghJHyoEV7A

I was going to post a link to some old Genesis, but I see you've got that covered.  Just about the year I was thinking of too.

Dancing with the moonlit knight indeed.

Personally, I wouldn't give a shiat if Genesis got back together without Phil Collins.  I never liked him anyway.  Maybe they could have Bootsy Collins fill in for him.  Now, that  would be funky.

Bill Bruford can play the drums.

Get out of town. Bruford is a great drummer but he lacks the amazing subtlety that Collins has. Cinema Show is a good example.

Phil can't drum anymore.  From what I've heard... nerve damage.  Sad, but I believe its true.

It is true - but it's also true that Phil has enough money to make Solomon blush and can afford a team of the finest neurosurgeons on the planet.


of course he does! it doesnt' hurt that he just wrote a book about The alamo either:
http://www.amazon.com/The-Alamo-Beyond-Collectors-Journey/dp/19333375 0 8/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1397562197&sr=8-1&keywords=phil+collins+book" >http://www.amazon.com/The-Alamo-Beyond-Collectors-Journey/dp/1933337 50 8/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1397562197&sr=8-1&keywords=phil+collins+book
 
2014-04-15 07:48:56 AM  
It would all be worth it to see Peter Gabriel sing "Illegal Alien".
 
2014-04-15 08:20:47 AM  

rbaron71: It would all be worth it to see Peter Gabriel sing "Illegal Alien".


Somehow I don't think that'd be on the setlist.

If there's ever a reunion tour, Steve Hackett needs to get some love too. I don't think "Blood on the Rooftops" has ever been performed live.
 
2014-04-15 08:33:15 AM  
The Secret World tour in Rochester (opening night) was my first-ever concert. Damn. 21 years ago. I still love the shiat out of the live double album from that tour.
 
2014-04-15 08:34:59 AM  

Pontious Pilates: The Secret World tour in Rochester (opening night) was my first-ever concert. Damn. 21 years ago. I still love the shiat out of the live double album from that tour.


I remember that album.. I used to borrow it from my brother.
 
2014-04-15 08:38:53 AM  
Something I'd also like to happen would be for Steven Wilson to re-master all of their albums up to and including Duke in 5.1 stereo surround like he did for King Crimson.

/And then Steven could reform Porcupine Tree and make another album and tour.
//And then he could re-master the early Yes albums.
///Slashies for Prog!
 
2014-04-15 08:58:37 AM  

Pontious Pilates: The Secret World tour in Rochester (opening night) was my first-ever concert. Damn. 21 years ago. I still love the shiat out of the live double album from that tour.


(csb) My parents' house was about 10 miles as the crow flies from the Woodstock '94 concert site. I could hear the drums from "Biko" from their porch. (/csb)
 
2014-04-15 09:32:15 AM  

toejam: gfid: non-racer X: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NghJHyoEV7A

I was going to post a link to some old Genesis, but I see you've got that covered.  Just about the year I was thinking of too.

Dancing with the moonlit knight indeed.

Personally, I wouldn't give a shiat if Genesis got back together without Phil Collins.  I never liked him anyway.  Maybe they could have Bootsy Collins fill in for him.  Now, that  would be funky.

Bill Bruford can play the drums.

Get out of town. Bruford is a great drummer but he lacks the amazing subtlety that Collins has. Cinema Show is a good example.


Bruford is a different drummer from Collins. I personally don't like the post-1980 Genesis much, and think they basically turned into a cruise ship pop band like Yes did, but Collins is an excellent drummer in his own right. Not such a great editor of his own work, but great on the skins and plates.
 
2014-04-15 09:40:57 AM  

stupiddream: Something I'd also like to happen would be for Steven Wilson to re-master all of their albums up to and including Duke in 5.1 stereo surround like he did for King Crimson.

/And then Steven could reform Porcupine Tree and make another album and tour.
//And then he could re-master the early Yes albums.
///Slashies for Prog!


i can't see that happening. Genesis already released their entire catalog in 5.1 as box sets several years ago (around the time of their 2007 tour). i don't see why they'd do it again. i don't think those box sets sold very well.

Wilson has already done CTTE and The Yes Album.  CTTE was released late last year and The Yes Album is currently available as a pre-order.  By most accounts I've read (and the clips I've heard online), Wilson's CTTE is remarkably clearer than the original mix. Squire isn't quite as muddy in the mix anymore, for example.  it's been on my wish list for some time, I'll get around to ordering a copy eventually.

finally, i very recently read that Wilson is writing more solo material this year.  PT is not on the horizon. Gavin will be busy this year anyway (with King Crimson).
 
2014-04-15 09:53:51 AM  

Gulper Eel: Pontious Pilates: The Secret World tour in Rochester (opening night) was my first-ever concert. Damn. 21 years ago. I still love the shiat out of the live double album from that tour.

(csb) My parents' house was about 10 miles as the crow flies from the Woodstock '94 concert site. I could hear the drums from "Biko" from their porch. (/csb)


So much better than the rest. You think you've been blessed. But I know you.
 
2014-04-15 09:54:29 AM  

rbaron71: It would all be worth it to see Peter Gabriel sing "Illegal Alien".


Or Invisible Touch. What a steaming turd of a song.
 
2014-04-15 09:57:21 AM  

Valiente: toejam: gfid: non-racer X: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NghJHyoEV7A

I was going to post a link to some old Genesis, but I see you've got that covered.  Just about the year I was thinking of too.

Dancing with the moonlit knight indeed.

Personally, I wouldn't give a shiat if Genesis got back together without Phil Collins.  I never liked him anyway.  Maybe they could have Bootsy Collins fill in for him.  Now, that  would be funky.

Bill Bruford can play the drums.

Get out of town. Bruford is a great drummer but he lacks the amazing subtlety that Collins has. Cinema Show is a good example.

Bruford is a different drummer from Collins. I personally don't like the post-1980 Genesis much, and think they basically turned into a cruise ship pop band like Yes did, but Collins is an excellent drummer in his own right. Not such a great editor of his own work, but great on the skins and plates.


Yes. I'm a Lamb and earlier fan. Phil should have stayed behind the kit.

My real hero is Tony Banks. He got me started playing.

/try to find a photo of him smiling
 
2014-04-15 10:10:40 AM  

toejam: rbaron71: It would all be worth it to see Peter Gabriel sing "Illegal Alien".

Or Invisible Touch. What a steaming turd of a song.


I wanted to punch Phil for releasing that as a Genesis song instead of a b-side to farking Sussudio or something.
 
2014-04-15 10:11:38 AM  

Valiente: Bruford is a different drummer from Collins


That showed up when Bruford played with Genesis on their '76-77 tours - he'd ad-lib a few things and sometimes it came out fantastic. Sometimes it fell flat. It made more sense to have Chester Thompson back there having great instincts for playing with Phil, and in particular it was a real kick to hear his Zappa drum riff (from Trouble Everyday) show up again when Genesis played 'Afterglow' live.

And Bruford's retired now anyway.
 
2014-04-15 10:11:40 AM  
Having just come from the 'AC/DC is retiring & oh by the way Malcom is dying' thread, a Genesis reunion (or even a strong rumor of) is just what I need to lift my spirits a bit.  I hope if comes true even if it's just a money grab.

/I'd be willing to throw money at them if they came within say a four hour drive of me
//which really says something as these days my body can't deal with more than two hours in a car/sitting at a time
 
2014-04-15 10:12:59 AM  
I'd like to see Genesis reform with Kevin Gilbert replacing Collins. But that's been impossible for a long time now. :(
 
2014-04-15 10:19:11 AM  

Dragonflew: toejam: rbaron71: It would all be worth it to see Peter Gabriel sing "Illegal Alien".

Or Invisible Touch. What a steaming turd of a song.

I wanted to punch Phil for releasing that as a Genesis song instead of a b-side to farking Sussudio or something.


"Invisible Touch" is actually Tony's fault. Aside from that, most of the gooier pop Genesis songs are Mike Rutherford's fault - and you can see that if you can grit your teeth and sit through some Mike & the Mechanics.

On the other hand, most musicians would give their right leg to have the hook from 'Follow You Follow Me' fall in their lap like it did for Mike. It's overplayed as hell now, but it was a breath of fresh air in 1978 with nothing on the radio but disco and cheeseballads.
 
2014-04-15 10:21:21 AM  

Dragonflew: I'd like to see Genesis reform with Kevin Gilbert replacing Collins. But that's been impossible for a long time now. :(


(Ritual denunciation of Sheryl Crow as a soulless hack who threw Kevin Gilbert under the bus, and for that, she will be first against the wall when the revolution comes.)
 
2014-04-15 10:45:18 AM  

Gulper Eel: Dragonflew: I'd like to see Genesis reform with Kevin Gilbert replacing Collins. But that's been impossible for a long time now. :(

(Ritual denunciation of Sheryl Crow as a soulless hack who threw Kevin Gilbert under the bus, and for that, she will be first against the wall when the revolution comes.)


All of This!
 
2014-04-15 10:49:06 AM  

Gulper Eel: Dragonflew: I'd like to see Genesis reform with Kevin Gilbert replacing Collins. But that's been impossible for a long time now. :(

(Ritual denunciation of Sheryl Crow as a soulless hack who threw Kevin Gilbert under the bus, and for that, she will be first against the wall when the revolution comes.)


Thaaank you! :)
 
2014-04-15 12:03:15 PM  

Valiente: toejam: gfid: non-racer X: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NghJHyoEV7A

I was going to post a link to some old Genesis, but I see you've got that covered.  Just about the year I was thinking of too.

Dancing with the moonlit knight indeed.

Personally, I wouldn't give a shiat if Genesis got back together without Phil Collins.  I never liked him anyway.  Maybe they could have Bootsy Collins fill in for him.  Now, that  would be funky.

Bill Bruford can play the drums.

Get out of town. Bruford is a great drummer but he lacks the amazing subtlety that Collins has. Cinema Show is a good example.

Bruford is a different drummer from Collins. I personally don't like the post-1980 Genesis much, and think they basically turned into a cruise ship pop band like Yes did, but Collins is an excellent drummer in his own right. Not such a great editor of his own work, but great on the skins and plates.


He is not bad on padded stools either, see the 2007 tour.

There pop sound was a group effort as can be heard in their solo projects, Tony not as much as Phil and Mike.
 
2014-04-15 12:12:46 PM  

Valiente: non-racer X: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NghJHyoEV7A

They were prog rock's GWAR.


Ha ha ha, I love that.

And yes, Musical Box is frickin' great.  Last year I went with a couple of buddies to see them do "Lamb" in its entirety, costumes and all, and it was amazing.  For the slideshow in the background they even had the honest to goodness physical slides used on the original tour, given to them by the member of Genesis.  I can't say enough about how great of job they do.
 
2014-04-15 01:08:41 PM  

Gulper Eel: Dragonflew: toejam: rbaron71: It would all be worth it to see Peter Gabriel sing "Illegal Alien".

Or Invisible Touch. What a steaming turd of a song.

I wanted to punch Phil for releasing that as a Genesis song instead of a b-side to farking Sussudio or something.

"Invisible Touch" is actually Tony's fault. Aside from that, most of the gooier pop Genesis songs are Mike Rutherford's fault - and you can see that if you can grit your teeth and sit through some Mike & the Mechanics.

On the other hand, most musicians would give their right leg to have the hook from 'Follow You Follow Me' fall in their lap like it did for Mike. It's overplayed as hell now, but it was a breath of fresh air in 1978 with nothing on the radio but disco and cheeseballads.


There must be some misunderstanding. This crushes me.
 
2014-04-15 01:31:13 PM  
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Approves.
 
2014-04-15 03:59:45 PM  
I didn't even know Peter Gabriel had a new album coming out.  Great news to hear though, he's amazing.  I wouldn't say no to a Genesis reunion.
 
2014-04-15 07:03:29 PM  
The setlist:

Down and Out
No Reply At All (and since this'll be the last go-round, we will have a real horn section)
Silver Rainbow
Land of Confusion
Home By The Sea/Second Home By The Sea

(bring on Steve)

Blood on the Rooftops
Squonk
Inside and Out
drum duet/Wot Gorilla?/Los Endos

(unaccompanied bass pedal solo by Michael Rutherford...bring on Peter for)

The Musical Box
The Waiting Room/Back in NYC/Ravine/Carpet Crawlers
For Absent Friends
Firth of Fifth/I Know What I Like/Stagnation
it/Watcher of the Skies

(encore) Supper's Ready

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That should do nicely.
 
2014-04-15 07:26:41 PM  

Gulper Eel: (unaccompanied bass pedal solo by Michael Rutherford...)


Ha!  Nice.

/bommmp
//bommp
 
2014-04-15 07:53:58 PM  

extroverted_suicide: I didn't even know Peter Gabriel had a new album coming out.


Don't hold your breath. He's working on a new album. Based on past experience it'll be 5 to 10 years before anything's released.
 
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