Genesis Revisited II

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All Music Guide - Jason Lymangrover
The material comprising the two discs of Genesis Revisited II ranges from 1971's Nursery Cryme to 1976's Wind & Wuthering, for which, fueled by nostalgia, guitarist Steve Hackett ambitiously attempted to re-create his favorite Genesis tracks. Helping Hackett with his 2012 vision, ten vocalists were recruited to cover the parts originally sung by Phil Collins and Peter Gabriel. While the femininity of Amanda Lehmann and husky voice of Opeth's Mikael Åkerfeldt change the songs significantly, others are perfectly suited, like Phil Collins' son Simon, who sounds nearly identical to his father. Obviously, these versions can't compete with the classics, but Hackett's ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Jason Lymangrover
The material comprising the two discs of Genesis Revisited II ranges from 1971's Nursery Cryme to 1976's Wind & Wuthering, for which, fueled by nostalgia, guitarist Steve Hackett ambitiously attempted to re-create his favorite Genesis tracks. Helping Hackett with his 2012 vision, ten vocalists were recruited to cover the parts originally sung by Phil Collins and Peter Gabriel. While the femininity of Amanda Lehmann and husky voice of Opeth's Mikael Åkerfeldt change the songs significantly, others are perfectly suited, like Phil Collins' son Simon, who sounds nearly identical to his father. Obviously, these versions can't compete with the classics, but Hackett's technical skills are more astounding than ever and many additional details -- such as the replacement of Mellotron parts with a live orchestra -- are nice touches.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/23/2012
  • Label: Inside Out U.S.
  • UPC: 885417062427
  • Catalog Number: 624
  • Sales rank: 28,245

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Steve Hackett Primary Artist, Guitar, Vocals
Nik Kershaw Vocals
John Wetton Vocals
Nick Beggs Bass
Francis Dunnery Vocals
Jakko M. Jakszyk Vocals
Roger King Keyboards
Nick Magnus Keyboards
Neal Morse Vocals
Phil Mulford Bass
Steve Rothery Guitar
Jeremy Stacey Drums
Steven Wilson Guitar, Vocals
Mikael Åkerfeldt Vocals
Ferenc Kovács Trumpet
Simon Collins Vocals
Roine Stolt Guitar
Lee Pomeroy Bass
Conrad Keely Vocals
Rob Townsend Flute, Soprano Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone
Dick Driver Double Bass
Gary OToole Drums, Vocals
John Hackett Flute
Égerházi Attila Guitar
Banai Szilárd Drums
Christine Townsend Violin, Viola
Nad Sylvan Vocals
Zoltán Kovács Piano
David Kerzner Keyboards
Amanda Lehmann Vocals, Vocal Harmony
Tamás Barabás Bass
Rachel Ford Cello
Technical Credits
Phil Collins Composer
Steve Hackett Composer, Producer, Licensing
Tony Banks Composer
Roger King Producer, Engineer, Mastering
Nick Magnus Composer, Atmosphere
Mike Rutherford Composer
Rob Townsend Whistle
Harry Pearce Cover Photo
John Hackett Composer
Chris "Frenchie" Smith Engineer
Hackett Composer
Alex Lyon Engineer
Benedict Fenner Engineer
David Kerzner Engineer
Charlie Dodd Special Effects
Maurizio Vicedomini Artwork
Angéla Vicedomini Artwork
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