Genesis (Tony Banks, Mike Rutherford, Phil Collins) release ‘Duke’ featuring ‘Turn It On Again’ (1980)

Genesis’ ‘Duke’ is their tenth studio album recorded late 1979 in Sweden and released on March 28, 1980 by Charisma Records.

Track Listing : 1.Behind The Lines (Tony Banks, Phil Collins, Mike Rutherford) – 05:31 . 2.Duchess (Tony Banks, Phil Collins, Mike Rutherford) – 06:40 . 3.Guide Vocal (Tony Banks) – 01:18 . 4.Man Of Our Times (Mike Rutherford) – 05:35 . 5.Misunderstanding (Phil Collins) – 03:11 . 6.Heathaze (Tony Banks) – 05:00 . 7.Turn It On Again (Tony Banks, Phil Collins, Mike Rutherford) – 03:50 . 8.Alone Tonight (Mike Rutherford) – 03:54 . 9.Cul-De-Sac (Tony Banks) – 05:02 . 10.Please Don’T Ask (Phil Collins) – 04:00 . 11.Duke‘S Travels (Tony Banks, Phil Collins, Mike Rutherford) – 08:41 . 12.Duke‘S End (Tony Banks, Phil Collins, Mike Rutherford) – 02:04

Lionel Koechlin

Musicians : Genesis – Band . Tony Banks – Keyboards, Backing Vocals, 12-String Guitar, Duck . Mike Rutherford – Guitars, Basses, Backing Vocals . Phil Collins – Drums, Vocals, Drum Machine, Duck . David Hentschel – Backing Vocals

Production : Produced By David Hentschel, Genesis David Hentschel – Engineer . Dave Bascombe – Assistant Engineer . Ray Staff – Mastering

Package : Lionel Koechlin asterisques RVM – Cover . Bill Smith – Art Direction

Video Director(s) : Stuart Orme for “Misunderstanding”

Recorded November–December 1979 At Polar Studios, Stockholm, Sweden; Maison Rouge, London; Trident Studios, London.

Released On March 28 / 31 , 1980 By Charisma / Atlantic.



GenesisDuke is that change. It features a brighter, much poppier sound, most likely due to Tony Banks finding new keyboards and Collins introducing the recently invented drum machine to the band. […]
The album doesn’t deserve every bit of harsh judgement, as the band’s creative skills were anything but a spent force; within Duke’s conformity to pop are plenty of sections that match a certain reputation. […]

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First and foremost, it’s a collection of well-crafted songs that (mostly) tell a story about losing the threads of a promising musical career, which was basically a metaphor for what had happened to all of the big bands of the 70s, including Genesis, in the wake of the punk revolution. […]


Genesis’ ‘Duke’ on RVM [Radio.Video.Music]


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