As the Genesis Revisited live experience is about to
be unleashed in the UK, Steve Hackett announces the release of
Selection on 13thMay; the single
CD album will feature a collection of songs taken fromGenesis
Revisited II and include a newly recorded version ofCarpet
Crawlers, a pre-tour treat from the legendary guitarist with Ray
Wilson on vocal duties. Carpet Crawlers will also be
available as a single track for digital download.
"This single CD album features some of my favourite
shorter songs and highlights from Genesis Revisited II'- says
Hackett enthusiastically -"along with additional track 'Carpet
Crawlers' sung by Ray Wilson, who joined Genesis as singer on
Calling All Stations. He does a great job here filling Gabriel's
shoes, but with his own special style. It's great to be flying the
flag once more for the early Genesis sound on the eve of the World
Full track listing is:
1. Carpet Crawlers
2. 11th Earl of Mar
3. The Lamia
4. Dancing with the Moonlit Knight
6. Shadow of the Hierophant
7. Can-Utility and the Coastliners
9. Blood on the Rooftops
Since its release in October 2012,whenitentered the
UK album chart at number 24,Genesis Revisited IIhas collected rave
reviews:works wonderfully (Classic Rock),It's faithful,
full-blooded(Mail on Sunday),a wonderful listen(Music News) are
only a few of the expressions used by critics to describe this
outstanding tribute to the unforgettable prog pioneers. The album
celebrates the Genesis period between 1971 and 1977 - known as the
band's 'Golden Era' - and follows the first instalment released by
Hackett in 1996.
TheGenesis Revisited Tourwill be Hackett's biggest
production to date, incorporating classics from both Genesis
Revisited albums in a unique show not to be missed. Steve Hackett
is the first member of Genesis to revisit this phase of the band's
history and fans have welcomed the opportunity to take a trip down
memory lane, with many dates already sold out.
Selectionoffers fans a handpicked anthology in preparation
for the shows and, later, to relish the memory of one of their
finest live music experiences.
Full UK tour dates are:
0844 872 7607 www.aylesubryfriars.co.uk
Sat 11th CARDIFF
St David's Hall
029 2087 8444 www.stdavidshallcardiff.co.uk
Tue 14th GLASGOW
Royal Concert Hall
0141 353 8000
Wed 15th GATESHEAD
0191 443 4661
Thu 16th BIRMINGHAM
Tue 22nd BIRMINGHAM
0121 345 0603
Wed 23rd BRISTOL
922 3686 www.colstonhall.org/
Thu 24th LONDON**
Royal Albert Hall
020 7589 8212
Sat 26th MANCHESTER
08444 777 677 o2apollomanchester.co.uk
Sun 27th NEWCASTLE
Tue 29th LIVERPOOL
0151 709 3789
Wed 30th SHEFFIELD
0114 2789 789
CAMBRIDGE*** Corn Exchange
01223 357 851
Tickets are £26.50, £24.50 for all venues - except
Aylesbury £30 £37.50 & £40; Cambridge £26.50; London
Hammersmith £27.50 and Royal Albert Hall £32.50 to £45.
Tickets available through 24hr Ticket Hotline: 0844 338 0000
Online: BookingsDirect.com Agency & credit card
bookings are subject to booking fee.
All venues are seated. Showtime will be
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