Three Sides Live [Atlantic Remaster]

Three Sides Live [Atlantic Remaster]

by GenesisGenesis

CD(Dutch Import)

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The American version of Genesis' second double live LP set was originally a mix of three live sides with about 60 minutes of music and a fourth side containing 24 minutes of studio material, most notably the hit "Paperlate" -- the British version, however, had four live sides with 92 minutes of music, and that's been the version on CD since 1994, with the release of this remastered edition. There's a little over an hour recorded on-stage in Germany in 1981, with Daryl Stuermer and Chester Thompson in the group's lineup, doing the leaner, more pop-oriented repertory that constituted the group's sound by the early '80s, with a fleeting glance at the band's progressive rock origins in the medley containing "Cinema Show"; added to that are three songs recorded on the group's 1979 tour, with the lineup featuring Steve Hackett and Bill Bruford on guitar and drums, respectively. The presence of those tracks, totalling 27 minutes of music, spins the song lineup backward a bit in the group's history, to Nursery Cryme and Foxtrot, with versions of "Fountain of Salmacis" and "It/Watcher of the Skies." The late-'70s/early-'80s pop
ock sides still dominate but not nearly so overwhelmingly. The musicianship is still quite prodigious -- perhaps even more so with Bruford present on those four songs -- and this release in its remastered version is now an essential companion to the earlier Seconds Out live set.

Product Details

Release Date: 08/04/1997
Label: Emi Europe Generic
UPC: 0724383989324
catalogNumber: 839893
Rank: 18735

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Genesis   Primary Artist
Bill Bruford   Drums
Phil Collins   Percussion,Drums,Vocals
Steve Hackett   Guitar
Steve Jones   Drums
Daryl Stuermer   Bass,Guitar
Chester Thompson   Percussion,Drums
Tony Banks   Keyboards,Vocals,Background Vocals
Mike Rutherford   Bass,Guitar,Background Vocals

Technical Credits

Phil Collins   Composer
Peter Gabriel   Composer
Genesis   Producer
Steve Hackett   Composer
Tony Banks   Composer
David Hentschel   Producer
Hugh Padgham   Engineer
Mike Rutherford   Composer
Bill Smith   Artwork
Craig Schertz   Engineer

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