APRIL 2011

April 9, 2011
Audio Fidelity Provides An Update On Forthcoming Mike and the Mechanics Audiophile CD

As reported here exclusively back in February, Audio Fidelity will be reissuing a remastered audiophile 24k gold CD for Mike and the Mechanics debut self-titled album. Audio Fidelity has shared with World of exclusively that the remastering process of the album is complete and that the artwork is currently being approved by Mike Rutherford's management. Once authorized, the official release date will be announced. Expect more details shortly! Audio Fidelity has previously release Phil Collins' Face Value and No Jacket Required as limited edition, numbered audiophile CDs.

April 9, 2011
There Is Another Mechanic You May Not Be Familiar With Yet - But You Will Be Soon!

Our friends at at the fan site have brought us another short but very informative Mike and the Mechanics related interview. This time, its with Andrew Carstens, a contributing songwriter and vocalist on the Mechanics' latest album, The Road. Carstens has a much smaller role than Andrew Roachford and Tim Howar, but appears on three tracks. Be sure to read about his involvement in Mike Rutherford's latest project and his own forthcoming solo project.

April 9, 2011
New Genesis Article Featured In Goldmine Magazine

The current issue of Goldmine Magazine features as article on the early years of Genesis. There is really no new information there, but its always nice to see the history being kept alive in new articles and feature stories. You can now read the entire article for free on-line.

April 3, 2011
Update On Tony Banks' Up Coming Orchestral Album

As previously reported here, Tony Banks has been working on a new orchestral album (a follow up to his first orchestral album, Seven). According to musician Martin Robertson's official website, Robertson plays Alto Saxophone on the opening piece of Banks' new project, a 10 minute opus for saxophone and orchestra. The suite is being orchestrated by Mike Englishby and the recording of the project started in March in Prague. No release date has been announced yet, but hopefully more information will be available on Tony's latest project shortly!

April 3, 2011

Public Sale For Peter Gabriel North American Tour Dates Begins!

Last month, we reported that the official Peter Gabriel site confirmed 11 North American tour dates for June 2011 including stops in California, Texas, Toronto, Illinois, Missouri, Colorado, Massachusetts, New Jersey, and New York. If you were a subscriber of the Peter Gabriel site, you would have gotten notification of their pre-sale opportunity. If not, please note that many of the shows will go on sale to the public very shortly, so don't miss out on a now rare opportunity to see Peter Gabriel live in North America! The public sale information is as follows:

June 10th - Berkeley, California - On Sale Now!
June 11th - Santa Barbara, California - On Sale Now!
June 13th - Morrison, Colorado - Monday, April 4, 2011
June 15th - Grand Prairie, Texas - Friday, April 8, 2011
June 16th - Woodlands, Texas - Monday, April 11, 2011
June 18th - Kansas City, Missouri - Monday, April 4, 2011
June 20th - Chicago, Illinois - Monday, April 11, 2011
June 22nd - Toronto, Ontario (Canada) - Monday, April 4, 2011
June 24th - Mansfield, Massachusetts - Monday, April 4, 2011
June 25th - Camden, New Jersey - Monday, April 4, 2011
June 27th - Saratoga Springs, New York - Monday, April 4, 2011
June 29th - Milwaukee, Wisconsin - On Sale Now!

April 3, 2011
New Paul Carrack Download Single Released!

Paul's "Love Will Keep Us Alive" featuring Timothy B. Schmidt (of the band The Eagles) has been released as a new download only digital single.

April 3, 2011
Mike and The Mechanics' New Album Release Pushed Back In the U.K.; New Mechanics Interview On-Line!

The new Mike and the Mechanics studio album, The Road, is now scheduled for release in the U.K. on April 18, 2011. There has been no explanation for the one week release delay. In other news, our friends over at have done a new interview with Mike and The Mechanics for the new album. Be sure to check it out! If you haven't already done so, you can check out the Andrew Roachford World of from a couple of months ago here.

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