19 Songs, 2 Hours 11 Minutes


Ratings and Reviews

4.5 out of 5
8 Ratings

8 Ratings

Losendos2011 ,

Tired Hackett

After a string of really great live releases mixing solo and Genesis material, we finally get a tired Hackett. The released Hammersmith, Albert Hall, and especially Liverpool shows are better efforts band wise. The solo Hackett selections sound fantastic on this latest release. Best cut on this release Shadow of the Hierophant - truly epic. Actually, the Genesis stuff sounded ok but One for the Vine was frankly a bit of a let down. Played in a lower key and it just grinds not doing any justice to Tony Banks original composition. Blood on the Roof Tops a bit rushed. Middle keyboard solo on Firth of Fifth completely overtaken by runaway drums..now I know it’s all about interpreting and maybe tweaking slightly but sometimes less is better. Finally, Inside and Out gets a nice treatment - a testament to where Genesis could have gone had Hackett stayed on board. Get this release and take it for what it is. At times exciting but also a little tired.

JamieC5361 ,

Really Good

I believe the arrangements are far better than the original Genesis material. Nad Sylvan is at his peak on this performance. Well worth thr purchase!

Butch Mingus ,

Tired Hackett is Right

I downloaded the album on Jan 26th at midnight and really wanted to give it a good listen before I wrote a review. I was especially excited about this release because I saw the show when the tour came through Detroit in 2017. But, frankly, the review posted by Losendos2011 says it all. Even in the live show that I saw Nad Sylvan seemed a little bored with the material (unlike a few years earlier when I saw the "Genesis Revisited" show in Toronto). It was fun to hear the new stuff before the actual relase of The Night Siren, and this recording captures it well. And, yes, Shadow is a true highight. But for the most part, this is the weakest of the Revisited-era live albums.

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