|Turn It On Again: The Hits|
|Greatest hits album by|
|Released||26 October 1999|
1970–1999 (Tour Edition)
|Label|| Virgin |
|The Tour Edition (2007)|
|Singles from Turn It On Again: The Hits|
Turn It On Again: The Hits is a greatest hits album by British progressive rock/pop-rock band Genesis. The album was originally released as a single album on 26 October 1999by Virgin Records in the UK and by Atlantic Records in the US.
In 2007, an expanded two-disc edition, subtitled The Tour Edition, was released to promote the Turn It on Again reunion tour. All of the tracks, except for "The Carpet Crawlers 1999," were remixed by Nick Davis. In addition, the album features more songs from every album in the band's catalogue (minus the live albums, Foxtrot and From Genesis to Revelation ). Besides the 2-CD version, a 2-CD + 2-DVD version was issued, which included The Video Show DVD and When in Rome DVD.
All tracks feature the long-lasting Banks-Collins-Rutherford lineup of Genesis, with the exception of "I Know What I Like (In Your Wardrobe)" and "The Carpet Crawlers 1999", which feature the Banks-Collins-Gabriel-Hackett-Rutherford lineup, and "Congo", which features the Banks-Rutherford-Wilson lineup.
Upon its release, Turn It On Again: The Hits reached No. 4 on the UK Albums Chart and No. 65 on the US Billboard 200, where it achieved gold record status.
In 2007, the compilation was re-released as a 2-CD set with bonus tracks for the new tour of the group, this time including several songs from the Gabriel-era band, as well as the transitory Banks-Collins-Hackett-Rutheford lineup. The project was again successful, re-entering the UK charts at No. 14 and the following week climbing to No. 5. The 2-disc version was released in the US on 11 September replacing The Platinum Collection.
The seven letters of the Genesis logo on the cover are parts of the different album cover logos over the years. They are as follows:
The band's official website has taken to using a similar format for its homepage; when the mouse is moved over each letter, the picture changes.
All songs by Tony Banks, Phil Collins and Mike Rutherford, except where indicated.
|1.||"Turn It On Again"||Duke , 1980||3:50|
|2.||"Invisible Touch"||Invisible Touch , 1986||3:27|
|3.||"Mama" (Radio edit)||Genesis , 1983||5:19|
|4.||"Land of Confusion"||Invisible Touch||4:45|
|5.||"I Can't Dance"||We Can't Dance , 1991||4:00|
|6.||"Follow You Follow Me"||...And Then There Were Three... , 1978||3:59|
|7.||"Hold on My Heart"||We Can't Dance||4:38|
|8.||"Abacab" (UK single edit)||Abacab , 1981||4:10|
|9.||"I Know What I Like (In Your Wardrobe)" (Banks, Collins, Peter Gabriel, Steve Hackett, Rutherford)||Selling England by the Pound , 1973||4:05|
|10.||"No Son of Mine" (Edited version)||We Can't Dance||5:44|
|11.||"Tonight, Tonight, Tonight" (New edit of single version)||Invisible Touch||4:28|
|12.||"In Too Deep"||Invisible Touch||4:57|
|13.||"Congo" (Single version; Banks, Rutherford)||...Calling All Stations..., 1997||4:03|
|14.||"Jesus He Knows Me" (Single mix)||We Can't Dance||4:16|
|17.||"Throwing It All Away"||Invisible Touch||3:49|
|18.||"The Carpet Crawlers 1999" (Banks, Collins, Gabriel, Hackett, Rutherford; re-recording of the 1974 composition with the original performers)||Previously unissued, 1999; originally from The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway , 1974||5:39|
|1.||"Turn It On Again"||Duke||3:49|
|2.||"No Son of Mine" (Edited version)||We Can't Dance||5:46|
|3.||"I Can't Dance"||We Can't Dance||4:00|
|4.||"Hold on My Heart"||We Can't Dance||4:38|
|5.||"Jesus He Knows Me" (Single mix)||We Can't Dance||4:16|
|6.||"Tell Me Why"||We Can't Dance||4:59|
|7.||"Invisible Touch"||Invisible Touch||3:28|
|8.||"Land of Confusion"||Invisible Touch||4:46|
|9.||"Tonight, Tonight, Tonight" (New edit of single version)||Invisible Touch||4:28|
|10.||"In Too Deep"||Invisible Touch||4:58|
|11.||"Throwing It All Away"||Invisible Touch||3:50|
|12.||"Mama" (Radio edit)||Genesis||5:18|
|15.||"Abacab" (UK single edit)||Abacab||4:10|
|16.||"No Reply at All"||Abacab||4:33|
|17.||"The Carpet Crawlers 1999" (Re-recording of the 1974 composition with the original performers; Banks, Collins, Gabriel, Hackett, Rutherford)||Previously unissued; originally released on The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway||5:40|
|1.||"Paperlate"||3×3 EP, 1982||3:25|
|2.||"Keep It Dark"||Abacab||4:32|
|3.||"Man on the Corner" (Collins)||Abacab||4:27|
|4.||"Duchess" (Single version)||Duke||4:20|
|6.||"Follow You, Follow Me"||...And Then There Were Three...||3:59|
|7.||"Many Too Many" (Banks)||...And Then There Were Three...||3:31|
|8.||"Your Own Special Way" (Rutherford)||Wind & Wuthering , 1976||6:18|
|9.||"Afterglow" (Banks)||Wind & Wuthering||4:11|
|10.||"Pigeons"||Spot the Pigeon EP, 1977||3:15|
|11.||"Inside and Out" (Banks, Collins, Hackett, Rutherford)||Spot the Pigeon EP||6:48|
|12.||"A Trick of the Tail" (Banks)||A Trick of the Tail , 1976||4:34|
|13.||"Counting Out Time" (Banks, Collins, Gabriel, Hackett, Rutherford)||The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway||3:40|
|14.||"I Know What I Like (In Your Wardrobe)" (Banks, Collins, Gabriel, Hackett, Rutherford)||Selling England by the Pound||4:08|
|15.||"Happy the Man" (Banks, Collins, Gabriel, Hackett, Rutherford)||Non-album single, 1971||3:08|
|16.||"The Knife (Part 1)" (single version; Banks, Gabriel, Anthony Phillips, Rutherford)||Trespass , 1970||3:17|
|17.||"Congo" (Single version; Banks, Rutherford)||...Calling All Stations...||4:04|
|1.||" The Video Show " (2004, 2DVD)|
|1.||" When in Rome " (2007, 2DVD + Documentary "Come Rain or Shine")|
|Australian Albums Chart||98|
|Austria Top 75 Albums||6|
|Belgium (Vlanders) Top 100 Albums||24|
|Belgium (Wallonia) Top 100 Albums||26|
|Canadian Top 100 CDs||28|
|German Longplay Chart||1|
|New Zealand Top 40 Albums||15|
|Norway Top 40 Albums||1|
|Sweden Top 60 Albums||15|
|UK Albums Chart||4|
|US Billboard 200||65|
|Netherlands Top 100 Albums||9|
|German Albums Chart||54|
|Switzerland (IFPI Switzerland)||Gold||25,000^|
|United Kingdom (BPI)||2× Platinum||600,000^|
|United States (RIAA)||Gold||500,000^|
* Sales figures based on certification alone.
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