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R-Kive

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Download links and information about R-Kive by Genesis. This album was released in 2014 and it belongs to Rock, Pop genres. It contains 37 tracks with total duration of 03:54:05 minutes.

Artist: Genesis
Release date: 2014
Genre: Rock, Pop
Tracks: 37
Duration: 03:54:05
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Tracks

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No. Title Length
1. The Knife (New Stereo Mix) 8:54
2. The Musical Box 10:25
3. Supper's Ready 23:04
4. The Cinema Show 10:50
5. I Know What I Like (In Your Wardrobe) 4:09
6. The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway (New Stereo Mix) 4:54
7. Back In N.Y.C. (New Stereo Mix) 5:39
8. Carpet Crawlers (New Stereo Mix) 5:15
9. Ace of Wands (featuring Steve Hackett) 5:24
10. Ripples 8:04
11. Afterglow 4:11
12. Solsbury Hill (featuring Peter Gabriel) 4:23
13. Follow You Follow Me 4:00
14. For a While (featuring Tony Banks) 3:39
15. Every Day (featuring Steve Hackett) 6:11
16. Biko (featuring Peter Gabriel) 7:28
17. Turn It On Again 3:51
18. In the Air Tonight (featuring Phil Collins) 5:30
19. Abacab 7:01
20. Mama 6:48
21. That's All 4:25
22. Easy Lover (featuring Phil Collins, Philip Bailey) 5:02
23. Silent Running (featuring Mike & The Mechanics) 5:47
24. Invisible Touch 3:29
25. Land of Confusion 4:46
26. Tonight, Tonight, Tonight 8:52
27. The Living Years (featuring Mike & The Mechanics) 5:24
28. Red Day On Blue Street (featuring Tony Banks) 5:49
29. I Can't Dance 4:01
30. No Son of Mine 6:39
31. Hold On My Heart 4:36
32. Over My Shoulder (featuring Mike & The Mechanics) 3:35
33. Calling All Stations 5:46
34. Signal to Noise (featuring Peter Gabriel) 7:32
35. Wake Up Call (featuring Phil Collins) 5:14
36. Nomads (featuring Steve Hackett) 4:39
37. Siren (featuring Tony Banks) 8:49

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On paper, the 2014 triple-disc set R-Kive makes sense: tell the tale of Genesis from beginning to end, roughly separating each disc into an act — disc one is devoted to the early years with Peter Gabriel; the second to the rise of Phil Collins; the third to Collins and beyond — deepening the portrait by threading in solo recordings by its founding members along the way. It would seem this approach would offer a broader understanding of what Genesis and its various branches accomplished, but it tends to muddy waters due to its egalitarian compilation. Of the five original members, Gabriel and Collins were the undoubted superstars, racking up international hits in several different decades. Mike Rutherford had his run at the charts with Mike + the Mechanics — "Silent Running" and "The Living Years" were nearly as ubiquitous in the late '80s as Collins' "One More Night" and "Sussudio" — but Tony Banks and Steve Hackett used their individual solo albums to pursue their prog roots, so when these are combined alongside album rock radio and chart hits from the band proper, the balance feels skewed. It also doesn't help matters that nearly half of the final disc is devoted to material recorded after 1991's We Can't Dance (the album itself is represented by three songs, the same number that were pulled from 1986's Invisible Touch and 1974's The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway), material that can't be called classic by any stretch; nor is it welcome that apart from "In the Air Tonight," most of Collins major '80s hits are missing (his Philip Bailey duet "Easy Lover" is here, though), as are Gabriel's, who is represented by "Solsbury Hill" and "Biko." So what is here, then? Most of Genesis' standards, ranging from "Supper's Ready" and "I Know What I Like (In Your Wardrobe)" to "Follow You Follow Me," "Turn It on Again," "That's All," "Tonight Tonight Tonight," and "Hold on My Heart," and three cuts apiece from all five original members, which adds up to over a full third of this compilation. This does amount to a version of the Genesis story — all of the group's struggles, triumphs, and constant evolution are readily apparent — but there's too much excess and too much missing for R-Kive to be definitive.