R-Kive

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R-Kive
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Released22 September 2014 (UK)
29 September 2014 (Worldwide)
Recorded1970-2012
Genre Progressive rock, pop rock
Length214:05
Label Rhino/Atlantic Records (US/Canada)
Virgin EMI Records/UMC (rest of the world)
Producer Genesis, Nick Davis, Hugh Padgham, David Hentschel, John Burns, David Hitchcock, John Anthony, Chris Neil, Rob Cavallo
Genesis chronology
Genesis Movie Box 1981–2007
(2009)
R-Kive
(2014)

R-Kive is a career-spanning box set by English veteran progressive rock band Genesis. It was released on 22 September 2014 in the UK, and on 29 September 2014 in the U.S. [1]

Contents

The set consists of three CDs that span Genesis' career. In addition, it includes tracks from solo albums and other projects from members Peter Gabriel, Steve Hackett, Tony Banks, Mike Rutherford, and Phil Collins.

Background

The compilation is intended to be a companion to the BBC documentary Genesis: Together and Apart , broadcast in October 2014. The documentary, like the compilation, also features solo efforts as well as the band. The documentary was released in late October 2014 on DVD and Blu-ray under the title of Genesis: Sum of the Parts.

Track listing

Disc one
No.TitleWriter(s)Original recordLength
1."The Knife" (Genesis)Banks, Gabriel, Phillips, Rutherford Trespass 8:54
2."The Musical Box" (Genesis)Banks, Collins, Gabriel, Hackett, Rutherford Nursery Cryme 10:25
3."Supper's Ready" (Genesis)Banks, Collins, Gabriel, Hackett, Rutherford Foxtrot 23:04
4."The Cinema Show" (Genesis)Banks, Collins, Gabriel, Hackett, Rutherford Selling England by the Pound 10:50
5."I Know What I Like (In Your Wardrobe)" (Genesis)Banks, Collins, Gabriel, Hackett, RutherfordSelling England by the Pound4:09
6."The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway" (Genesis)Banks, Collins, Gabriel, Hackett, Rutherford The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway 4:54
7."Back in N.Y.C." (Genesis)Banks, Collins, Gabriel, Hackett, RutherfordThe Lamb Lies Down on Broadway5:39
8."The Carpet Crawlers" (Genesis)Banks, Collins, Gabriel, Hackett, RutherfordThe Lamb Lies Down on Broadway5:15
9."Ace of Wands" (Steve Hackett)Hackett Voyage of the Acolyte 5:24
Disc two
No.TitleWriter(s)Original recordLength
1."Ripples" (Genesis)Banks, Rutherford A Trick of the Tail 8:04
2."Afterglow" (Genesis)Banks Wind & Wuthering 4:11
3."Solsbury Hill" (Peter Gabriel)Gabriel Peter Gabriel (1977)4:23
4."Follow You Follow Me" (Genesis)Banks, Collins, Rutherford ...And Then There Were Three... 4:00
5."For a While" (Tony Banks)Banks A Curious Feeling 3:39
6."Every Day" (Steve Hackett)Hackett Spectral Mornings 6:11
7."Biko" (Peter Gabriel)Gabriel Peter Gabriel (1980)7:28
8."Turn It On Again" (Genesis)Banks, Collins, Rutherford Duke 3:51
9."In the Air Tonight" (Phil Collins)Collins Face Value 5:30
10."Abacab" (Genesis)Banks, Collins, Rutherford Abacab 7:01
11."Mama" (Genesis)Banks, Collins, Rutherford Genesis 6:48
12."That's All" (Genesis)Banks, Collins, RutherfordGenesis4:25
13."Easy Lover" (Phil Collins & Philip Bailey)Collins, Philip Bailey, Nathan East Chinese Wall 5:02
14."Silent Running (On Dangerous Ground)" (Mike + The Mechanics)Rutherford, B. A. Robertson Mike + The Mechanics 5:47
Disc three
No.TitleWriter(s)Original recordLength
1."Invisible Touch" (Genesis)Banks, Collins, Rutherford Invisible Touch 3:29
2."Land of Confusion" (Genesis)Banks, Collins, RutherfordInvisible Touch4:46
3."Tonight, Tonight, Tonight" (Genesis)Banks, Collins, RutherfordInvisible Touch8:52
4."The Living Years" (Mike + The Mechanics)Rutherford, B. A. Robertson Living Years 5:24
5."Red Day on Blue Street" (Tony Banks)Banks, Nik Kershaw Still 5:50
6."I Can't Dance" (Genesis)Banks, Collins, Rutherford We Can't Dance 4:01
7."No Son of Mine" (Genesis)Banks, Collins, RutherfordWe Can't Dance6:39
8."Hold on My Heart" (Genesis)Banks, Collins, RutherfordWe Can't Dance4:36
9."Over My Shoulder" (Mike + The Mechanics)Rutherford, Paul Carrack Beggar on a Beach of Gold 3:35
10."Calling All Stations" (Genesis)Banks, Rutherford Calling All Stations 5:46
11."Signal to Noise" (Peter Gabriel)Gabriel Up 7:32
12."Wake Up Call" (Phil Collins)Collins Testify 5:14
13."Nomads" (Steve Hackett)Hackett, Jo Lehmann Out of the Tunnel's Mouth 4:39
14."Siren" (Tony Banks)Banks Six Pieces for Orchestra 8:49

Charts

Chart (2014)Peak
position
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Flanders) [2] 42
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Wallonia) [3] 10
Czech Albums (ČNS IFPI) [4] 67
Dutch Albums (Album Top 100) [5] 12
French Albums (SNEP) [6] 39
German Albums (Offizielle Top 100) [7] 23
Ireland Albums ( IRMA ) [8] 56
Italian Albums ( FIMI ) [8] 26
Scottish Albums (OCC) [9] 10
Swiss Albums (Schweizer Hitparade) [10] 82
UK Albums (OCC) [11] 7

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