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Phil Collins

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30
Jun

GENESIS Trio Recalls Dual Multi-Platinum Anniversaries

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Dallas, TX - June 29, 2016.  North American syndicated Rock radio show and website InTheStudio: The Stories Behind History’s Greatest Rock Bands  celebrates the 30th  and  35th anniversaries, respectively, of two classic ‘80s Genesis albums, Abacab and Invisible Touch (16 million sales worldwide), from international superstars with Phil Collins, Mike Rutherford and Tony Banks.

Between 1980 and 1986, the British trio Genesis released a series of four consecutive hit albums, each more successful than its predecessor by as many as five times!  Because drummer, singer, songwriter Phil Collins had a parallel solo career take off during that time, revisiting the critical reviews from many respected music writers in this period assumed that Genesis guitarist Mike Rutherford and keyboardist Tony Banks unwittingly (if not unwillingly) were somehow led by Collins in a more mainstream pop direction. But as you will hear in this radio program, that was not necessarily the case.

InTheStudio producer and host Redbeard gets the final word from all three members about this remarkable period in Genesis band history that produced hits “Abacab”, “No Reply at All”, “Man on the Corner”, “Throwing It All Away”, “Land Of Confusion”, “Invisible Touch”, “Tonight, Tonight, Tonight” and “In Too Deep”.

“What we used to do was actually a wonderful cop out...because you do these long songs, and it means you take a small piece of music, one or two minutes. If you’re doing a long piece, you just play it for one or two minutes and then segue to something else. You haven’t got to develop it into a song, which is actually much harder.”                                                                                                           - Mike Rutherford

“You’re always going to lose fans, because they like the surreal sci-fi approach we used to have. But as we change and the audience changes, you hope you take people with you. Maybe we were never a progressive rock group."    - Phil Collins 

“I’ve always found it difficult to express a genuine feeling through a song. And I tended to always hide through the third person.”  - Tony Banks

GENESIS Abacab @ 35  Invisible Touch @ 30 /InTheStudio interview is available now to STREAM at:http://www.inthestudio.net/redbeards-blog/genesis-abacab-invisible-touch-anniversaries/

Direct Link to InTheStudio broadcast affiliate radio station list: HYPERLINK “http://www.inthestudio.net/radio-stations/www.inthestudio.net/radio-stations

Direct Link to Genesis website: “http://www.genesis-music.com

Direct Link to InTheStudio website:  http://www.inthestudio.net

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Thu
28
Jan

Phil Collins Revisits Solo Career On 35th Anniversary Of Face Value Debut

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Dallas, TX - January 27, 2016.  North American syndicated Rock radio show and website InTheStudio: The Stories Behind History's Greatest Rock Bands catches up with drummer, singer/songwriter Phil Collins on the 35th anniversary of his solo debut Face Value , a five million seller in the US and a worldwide hit.

The club of rock singing drummers is particularly exclusive. But when you add in qualifiers 'songwriter' and 'bandleader', the universe reduces to three: Don Henley, Dave Grohl, and Phil Collins.

On the 35th anniversary of his Cinderella solo debut Face Value, Phil recalls the real-life betrayal and heartbreak which inspired 'In the Air Tonight', 'I Missed Again' and why he did not include another original, 'How Can You Sit There?', on Face Value nor it's follow-up, Hello I Must Be Going, but opted instead to give it to the soundtrack of the 1984 movie Against All Odds, going on to become Phil's first # 1 hit.

Phil shares with InTheStudio host Redbeard what really inspired him to write and record his first solo album.

'My marriage broke up... I said that I was leaving to go live in Vancouver. The guys (Genesis) said  'Hang on, don't leave, let's just put things on ice for a bit, we'll do our solo albums.' Now when they had finished their solo albums and I had come back from Vancouver with nothing having changed with regard to my personal situation, I had a lot more time and energy because it  (solo album) was something for me to do. My marriage hadn't repaired itself, so I was looking for things to channel my energies into.'  - Phil Collins

Phil Collins/ InTheStudio interview is available now to STREAM at: http://www.inthestudio.net/redbeards-blog/phil-collins-face-35th-anniversary-2/
Direct Link to InTheStudio broadcast affiliate radio station list: http://www.inthestudio.net/radio-stations/ www.inthestudio.net/radio-stations

Link to Phil Collins website: http://www.philcollins.co.uk
Link to InTheStudio website: http://www.inthestudio.net

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Wed
29
Oct

GENESIS 'Sum Of The Parts' Documentary Out On DVD January 13

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GENESIS
 
OFFICIAL CAREER-SPANNING DOCUMENTARY SUM OF THE PARTS TO BE RELEASED ON JANUARY 13 ON EAGLE VISION
 
New York, NY (October 28, 2014)—After more than 300 million album sales, the current rediscovery of the hugely successful and influential Genesis continues with the DVD and Blu-ray release of an official career-spanning documentary Sum of the Parts which will be released on January 13, 2015 on Eagle Vision.
 
Featuring contributions from key members past and present Tony Banks, Phil Collins, Peter Gabriel, Steve Hackett, Mike Rutherford and Anthony Phillips, as well as a wealth of archive performance footage of the band’s biggest tracks and fan favorites, this first official study of the band’s history commences with their formation at Charterhouse in 1967 and reunites the band for the first time in many years.
 
Produced by Eagle Rock Film Productions and directed by John Edginton, the film recounts an extraordinary musical story, exploring the band’s song writing as well as emotional highs and lows, alongside previously unseen archive material and rare performance footage from across their entire career.
 
Sum of the Parts explores the dynamic between the band members that have enabled them to survive numerous line-up changes alongside solo careers outside of the band.
 
The remarkable story encompasses their visionary influence as the leading lights of progressive rock with landmark albums such as Foxtrot, Selling England By The Pound and The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway; the huge crossover success of the Eighties and Nineties which saw them hit the upper reaches of the singles charts with era-defining hits such as “Turn It On Again,” “Invisible Touch,” “No Son of Mine,” and “I Can’t Dance”; and through to their 2007 Turn It On Again comeback tour which included a show in front of 500,000 people at Rome’s Circo Massimo.
 
Sum of the Parts contains the BBC’s Together and Apart documentary, which aired on October 4. It adds more than 30 minutes of previously unseen footage, and represents the perfect DVD and Blu-ray companion to the 3CD anthology R-Kive which was released by Warner Music Group / Rhino on September 30.
 
“We’re the only band, I think, that have managed the solo thing and the band thing for quite a few years side-by-side, and made it a plus rather than a problem,” says Mike Rutherford. Peter Gabriel concurs: “I think when we got it right we had something that none of us could do on our own. And there were different musical histories merging together in a powerful way.”
 
Tony Smith, Genesis Manager: “It’s fascinating to see the breadth, diversity and worldwide success of the songs and compositions that have come from this one group of people, in this truly unique film”
 
In terms of what they’ve done together, and what they’ve done apart, there’s never been a band like Genesis. It’s a captivating story, told here from the beginning for the first time.
 
 
Eagle Rock Entertainment is the largest producer and distributor of music programming for DVD, Blu-Ray, TV and Digital Media in the world.  Eagle works directly alongside talent to produce top quality, High Definition programs, both concerts and documentaries, including The Rolling Stones, Pink Floyd, The Who, Queen, The Doors, Jeff Beck, Peter Gabriel, Paul McCartney, Ozzy Osbourne, Genesis, Alice Cooper, Eric Clapton and Aerosmith. Eagle is a Grammy Award winning company and has received over 40 multi-platinum, over 80 platinum and over 144 gold discs, worldwide.  Eagle Rock Entertainment has offices in London, New York, Paris and Hamburg.
 
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Wed
10
Sep

GENESIS '3 Sides Live' 1981 Concert on DVD, Blu-Ray October 4

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EAGLE ROCK ENTERTAINMENT TO RELEASE
 
GENESIS
THREE SIDES LIVE
 
~FIRST EVER RELEASE ON BLU-RAY, STANDALONE DVD~
 
~FULLY RESTORED FROM ORIGINAL 16MM FILM~
 
~OUT NOVEMBER 4, 2014~

 

 
New York, NY (September 8, 2014)'On November 4, 2014, Eagle Rock Entertainment will release Three Sides Live by Genesis.  This is a simultaneous release on DVD and Blu-ray [Pre-book Order Date October 10, MSRP $14.98 DVD, $19.98 Blu-ray]. Eagle Rock is delighted to make this concert film available for the first time as a standalone DVD and for the first time ever on Blu-ray. Three Sides Live includes the hits 'Turn It On Again,' 'Misunderstanding,' 'No Reply At All,' 'Abacab,' 'Man On The Corner,' and more.
 
Three Sides Live was filmed in November 1981 on the 'Abacab' tour in North America and was originally released on VHS to coincide with the live album of the same name. It has only been released on DVD in the limited edition box set The Movie Box 1981-2007. Originally filmed in 16mm, the footage has now been fully restored and is being reissued as a standalone DVD and Blu-ray for the first time. The show focuses on tracks from the Duke and Abacab albums and the tracks are intercut with behind-the-scenes footage and interviews with the band members.
 
As always with Genesis, the show is visually stunning and it captures the band in their transition from their progressive days in the seventies through to the hugely successful pop/rock act they became from the mid-eighties onwards. The line-up on Three Sides Live features Tony Banks (keyboards, backing vocals); Phil Collins (drums, lead vocals); Mike Rutherford (guitar, bass, backing vocals) with Daryl Stuermer (guitar, bass) and Chester Thompson (drums).

Genesis have always been great live performers and Three Sides Live is a great addition to any fans collection.

Eagle Rock Entertainment is the largest producer and distributor of music programming for DVD, Blu-Ray, TV, Audio and Digital Media in the world.  Eagle works directly alongside talent to produce top quality, High Definition and 3D programs, both concerts and documentaries, including The Rolling Stones, Pink Floyd, The Who, Queen, The Doors, Jeff Beck, U2, Peter Gabriel, Paul McCartney and Ozzy Osbourne. Eagle is a Grammy Award winning company and has received over 30 multi-platinum, over 50 platinum and over 90 gold discs, worldwide.  Eagle Rock Entertainment has offices in London, New York, Toronto, Paris and Hamburg.
 
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TRACK LISTING
1) Behind The Lines 
2) Duchess 
3) Misunderstanding
4) Dodo / Lurker 
5) Abacab 
6) No Reply At All 
7) Who Dunnit? 
8) Medley: In The Cage / The Cinema Show  / The Colony Of Slippermen 
9) Afterglow 
10) Me & Sarah Jane 
11) Man On The Corner
12) Turn It On Again

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