Ray Wilson took the stage last year with an eye on framing his legacy, both in Stiltskin and in Genesis.
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Gimme Five: Genesis’ Steve Hackett, Anthony Phillips + Ray Wilson on ‘Firth of Fifth,’ ‘The Knife,’ ‘Musical Box,’ others
They never sold as many records, never got any where near as much attention. But that doesn’t mean the separate tenures of Genesis’ Steve Hackett, Anthony Phillips and Ray Wilson aren’t worth exploring.
For Genesis alum Steve Hackett, 2013 was a year of loving looks back, and long-overdue recognition. He’ll spend the new year building on those successes with new music.
Best of May 2013: The Band, Deep Purple, the Beatles, Toto, Steve Hackett/Ray Wilson, John Frusciante
May was dominated by both the Band and the Beatles — two titans of the 1960s whose legacies continue to intrigue and delight successive generations of music aficionados.
Ray Wilson is enjoying the best of both worlds these days, having just released a terrific new solo project even while joining Steve Hackett for a series of concerts focusing on classic-era Genesis.
New Music Monday: Blackfield, Steve Hackett and Ray Wilson, the National, Beth Hart and Joe Bonamassa
A trio of collaborations top the New Music Monday offerings, including eruptive vocalist Beth Hart and Joe Bonamassa, Bob James and David Sanborn and a pair of Genesis alumni — who offer a new take on one of the band’s classic tracks.
Guitarist Steve Hackett, with an assist from criminally underrated fellow Genesis alum Ray Wilson, has finally found the emotional centerpoint within one of their old band’s signature tunes, “Carpet Crawlers.”
Time has been kind to Ray Wilson, who had the misfortune of replacing Phil Collins in Genesis for its final studio album. Calling All Stations, if not undergoing a complete critical reevaluation, is at least becoming better understood.
Ray Wilson is, of course, best known for his work with Genesis — having fronted the band for its final studio release in 1997. He’ll also appear with Steve Hackett on the guitarist’s Genesis Revisited tour.
Steve Hackett, who played guitar for Genesis over the bulk of the 1970s, makes no bones about it: He prefers the band’s early era. That’s been made clear over a pair of Revisited projects. He’s also planning a tour focused on that time.