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|Released||29 November 2004 (UK)|
13 September 2005 (US)
|Label|| Virgin (UK) |
Platinum Collection is a career-spanning box set by British veteran rock band Genesis. It was released in 2004 in the UK and 2005 in North America.
The set consists of three CDs that serve as an overview of Genesis' career from their formative period with Peter Gabriel and Anthony Phillips, continuing through their period with Phil Collins as lead singer, to their most recent recordings with Ray Wilson as frontman. As with 1998's Genesis Archive 1967–75 , this collection is mostly sequenced in reverse chronological order (apart from the fact that ...Calling All Stations...' title track is at the end of the first disc) for the purpose of providing precedence to the newer material. The majority of the tracks were also remixed by studio collaborator Nick Davis.
Featuring songs from every studio album (with the exception of their 1969 debut From Genesis to Revelation ) from 1970's Trespass to 1997's ...Calling All Stations... , Platinum Collection stands as the most comprehensive Genesis retrospective available. Upon its release, it reached No. 21 in the UK and No. 100 in the US.
From left to right, the cover features pictures used on the albums We Can't Dance (1991), Nursery Cryme (1971), A Trick of the Tail (1976), Foxtrot (1972), Duke (1980), and Invisible Touch (1986).
All tracks are written by Tony Banks, Phil Collins and Mike Rutherford, except where noted.
|1.||"No Son of Mine"||We Can't Dance , 1991||6:36|
|2.||"I Can't Dance"||We Can't Dance||4:01|
|3.||"Jesus He Knows Me"||We Can't Dance||4:18|
|4.||"Hold on My Heart"||We Can't Dance||4:38|
|5.||"Invisible Touch"||Invisible Touch , 1986||3:28|
|6.||"Throwing It All Away"||Invisible Touch||3:50|
|7.||"Tonight, Tonight, Tonight"||Invisible Touch (edited version first released on Turn It On Again: The Hits )||4:30|
|8.||"Land of Confusion"||Invisible Touch||4:46|
|9.||"In Too Deep"||Invisible Touch||4:57|
|10.||"Mama"||Genesis , 1983||6:49|
|12.||"Home by the Sea"||Genesis||5:08|
|13.||"Second Home by the Sea"||Genesis||6:06|
|14.||"Illegal Alien" ( Nick Davis remix)||Genesis||5:17|
|15.||"Paperlate" (Nick Davis remix)||3×3 , 1982||3:24|
|16.||"Calling All Stations"||Calling All Stations , 1997||5:45|
|1.||"Abacab" (Nick Davis remix)||Abacab , 1981||6:55|
|2.||"Keep It Dark" (Nick Davis remix)||Abacab||4:35|
|3.||"Turn It On Again" (Nick Davis remix)||Duke , 1980||3:51|
|4.||"Behind the Lines"||Duke||5:43|
|5.||"Duchess" (Nick Davis remix)||Duke||6:07|
|6.||"Misunderstanding" (Nick Davis remix)||Phil Collins||Duke||3:14|
|7.||"Many Too Many" (Nick Davis remix)||Banks||...And Then There Were Three... , 1978||3:35|
|8.||"Follow You Follow Me" (Nick Davis remix)||...And Then There Were Three...||4:09|
|9.||"Undertow" (Nick Davis remix)||Banks||...And Then There Were Three...||4:47|
|10.||"...In That Quiet Earth" (Nick Davis remix)||Wind & Wuthering , 1976||4:56|
|11.||"Afterglow" (Nick Davis remix)||Banks||Wind & Wuthering||4:09|
|12.||"Your Own Special Way"||Rutherford||Wind & Wuthering||6:19|
|13.||"A Trick of the Tail" (Nick Davis remix)||Banks||A Trick of the Tail , 1976||4:36|
|14.||"Ripples" (Nick Davis remix)||A Trick of the Tail||8:08|
|15.||"Los Endos" (Nick Davis remix)||A Trick of the Tail||5:47|
|1.||"The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway" (Nick Davis remix)||The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway , 1974||4:50|
|2.||"Counting Out Time" (Nick Davis remix)||The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway||3:36|
|3.||"The Carpet Crawlers" (Nick Davis remix)||The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway||5:01|
|4.||"Firth of Fifth" (Nick Davis remix)||Selling England by the Pound , 1973||9:29|
|5.||"The Cinema Show" (Nick Davis remix)||Selling England by the Pound||10:49|
|6.||"I Know What I Like (In Your Wardrobe)" (Nick Davis remix)||Selling England by the Pound||3:54|
|7.||"Supper's Ready"||Foxtrot , 1972||22:52|
|8.||"The Musical Box" (Nick Davis remix)||Nursery Cryme , 1971||10:24|
|9.||"The Knife" (Nick Davis remix)||Trespass , 1970||8:53|
|2004||UK Album Chart||21|
Genesis are an English rock band formed at Charterhouse School, Godalming, Surrey, in 1967. The band's most commercially successful line-up consists of keyboardist Tony Banks, bassist/guitarist Mike Rutherford and drummer/singer Phil Collins. The 1970s line-up featuring singer Peter Gabriel and guitarist Steve Hackett was among the pioneers of progressive rock.
Trespass is the second studio album by the English rock band Genesis. It was released in October 1970 on Charisma Records, and is their last album with guitarist Anthony Phillips and their only one with drummer John Mayhew.
Nursery Cryme is the third studio album by the English rock band Genesis, released in November 1971 on Charisma Records. It was their first to feature drummer/vocalist Phil Collins and guitarist Steve Hackett. The album received a mixed response from critics and was not initially a commercial success; it did not enter the UK chart until 1974, when it reached its peak at No. 39. However, the album was successful in Continental Europe, particularly Italy. At approximately 39 minutes long, it is the shortest studio album by the band to date.
Genesis Live is the first live album from the English rock band Genesis, released in July 1973 on Charisma Records. Initially recorded for radio broadcast on the American rock program King Biscuit Flower Hour, the album is formed from the recordings of shows at Free Trade Hall, Manchester and De Montfort Hall, Leicester in February 1973 during the band's tour supporting their fourth studio album Foxtrot (1972).
Genesis is the self-titled twelfth studio album by English rock band Genesis, released on 3 October 1983 by Charisma and Virgin Records in the UK and by Atlantic Records in the US and Canada. Following the band's tour in support of their 1982 live album Three Sides Live, Genesis took an eight-month break before they regrouped in the spring of 1983 to record a new album. It is their first written and recorded in its entirety at their studio named The Farm in Chiddingfold, Surrey, and the songs were developed through jam sessions in the studio with nothing written beforehand. Hugh Padgham returned as their engineer.
...Calling All Stations... is the fifteenth studio album by English rock band Genesis. It was released 1 September 1997 by Virgin Records, and is their only album featuring Scottish singer Ray Wilson as frontman following the departure of longtime drummer/singer Phil Collins in 1996. The remaining members—founding keyboardist Tony Banks and guitarist/bassist Mike Rutherford—decided to continue the band and write new music for an album, during which they auditioned singers and picked Wilson.
From Genesis to Revelation is the debut studio album by English rock band Genesis, released on 7 March 1969 on Decca Records. The album originated from a collection of demos recorded in 1967 while the members of Genesis were pupils of Charterhouse in Godalming, Surrey. It caught the attention of Jonathan King who named the group, organised deals with his publishing company and Decca, and studio time at Regent Sound Studios to record a series of singles and a full album. A string section arranged and conducted by Arthur Greenslade was added later on some songs. By the time Genesis had finished recording, John Silver had replaced original drummer Chris Stewart.
Genesis Archive 1967–75 is a box set by the English progressive rock band Genesis, released in June 1998 on Virgin Records in the United Kingdom and by Atlantic Records in the United States. After the release of their studio album Calling All Stations in 1997, the band assembled recordings from their history for release which involved the participation of former members Peter Gabriel, Anthony Phillips, Steve Hackett, and Phil Collins. The set includes previously unreleased studio, live, and demo tracks, some of which include re-recorded vocal and guitar parts from Gabriel and Hackett, respectively.
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Out of the Tunnel's Mouth is the 20th studio album by English guitarist and songwriter Steve Hackett, released in October 2009 by Wolfwork and EAR Music. Hackett started recording the album in 2008 while he was involved in a legal case against his ex-wife Kim Poor, which created problems regarding its release. As a result, recording took place in his living room with his touring keyboardist Roger King serving as co-producer. The album includes performances by founding Genesis guitarist Anthony Phillips and Yes bassist Chris Squire.
Genesis Revisited II is the 22nd studio 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.
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Genesis Revisited: Live at the Royal Albert Hall is a live album by musician Steve Hackett. It was recorded at the Royal Albert Hall, London, during the second UK leg of a tour around the release of Genesis Revisited II. It features a full set from the show performed on 24 October 2013, including 18 Genesis songs. The box set features the full live show across two CDs and on one DVD, together with a further DVD containing two documentaries.