Former Genesis guitarist Steve Hackett is going to perform the band’s 1977 live album Seconds Out in its entirety on a 2020 European tour.
In 1973, Britain was at a crossroads. The Conservative government seemed to be losing control of the various industrial disputes that raged in a union-dominated workplace; inflation was spiralling due to the increasing global economic crisis.
Mention Genesis to most guitarists and they’ll likely effuse over the band’s one-time lead ax-grinder Steve Hackett who, among other sonic innovations, helped popularize the use of fretboard tapping.
The Over/Under isn’t about the best and worst of Genesis. It’s the most overrated and underrated Genesis tracks, and the main theme here is that not everything from the Peter Gabriel era is genius and not everything from the Phil Collins era is crap.
Inducted into the rock and roll hall of fame in 2010 as a member of prog-rock legends genesis, Tony Banks is one of the most respected songwriters and keyboard players of his generation. His career spans fifty years and has seen him sell in excess of 130 million albums, with the band and solo.