Individualism AP article 1983

blueguitarman Member Photo

Clipped by blueguitarman

Individualism AP article 1983 - NEW YORK (AP) -- -- When Peter Gabriel left...
NEW YORK (AP) -- -- When Peter Gabriel left Genesis, the hot English English rock quintet, in 1975, many observers thought the group would have to hire a new lead singer or else fold. Instead, Phil Collins stepped out from behind the drum set and started singing. Since then, every Genesis album has sold more than the one before it. The Atlantic album, "Genesis," was No. 9 and climbing at the end of November. At the same time, "That's All," the second single from the album, jumped onto the best-selling best-selling best-selling chart at No. 69. In Europe, keyboards player Tony Banks says, the biggest album has been 1978's "And Then There Were Three," which announced announced Genesis as a trio. (AP Laserphoto) MEMBERS OF the rock group Genesis perform on stage years old, is known for its elaborate light show. in Dallas during their current tour. The group, now 14 Individualism marks this group During a chat with Mike Rutherford, Rutherford, who started playing guitar as well as bass when guitarist Steve Hackett left in 1977, and Banks, Rutherford Rutherford said the two of them plus Phil Collins make the records. Genesis Genesis hires drummer Chester Thompson and guitarist Daryl Stuermer when they tour. They're currently touring in the United States until Feb. 20. - "I don't think there's room in a group for five strong individuals or five people who write songs," says Rutherford. "In the Rolling Stones, one or two people write. The Beatles wouldn't have lasted as long as they did if they'd had two song-writing song-writing song-writing teams instead of one. ' The members of the rock group all work on outside projects. "One r- r- interesting thing about our situaas situaas tion is that we're the first band to te have gone off and done endless intl.? intl.? dividual ventures yet stayed tom tom gether," Rutherford said. "That 11- 11- normally marks the end of a group. !r It's usually done because you're yl dissatisfied with what you have 'e within the group. "We're not dissatisfied. It's just ' that if your entire working life is a with the same two musicians for)r for)r ever and ever, it does get dull. Out-Ts Out-Ts Out-Ts side interests keep you alive, I 5, think." Le The three musicians had gone is their separate ways this year until o they made the new album during )f the summer. Their first album was in 1969: "From Genesis to Revep Revep lation." The group's name e emerged from that Khrushchev to the to ..- ..- itt N , , . '''' ' , ' ' t ''', , ' ,' V i k 4 I X ' I. 1 k ' A ,,, 1 I 1 , : '-, '-, '-, 1 1 1 , .. 1 I 1 ' -4 -4 ' ' ':: , I - '''' if' nr 1 U chev , ', , ,, ? if, titl 4 V 1 i v t - , , ' , ,, to .).' -1 -1 , , ? lit,i, 1; 1 ,, , , ' . , , , - , , , ). , -i -i ,f ,, - , --, --, --, A" ,,,, . .. , ,,,,. - ' x - - -.., -.., 4 ., walk), -, -, ..' , , , , , A t t ' -'4' -'4' " '14 , , ' , , ,' ' - ''',.., ,) ,, A - '404 1 ".' ' , 's ' ' , 3 - '11 I ,i ,- ,- ,? -0 -0 1,, '''' ' . ' , t C4'-'s, C4'-'s, C4'-'s, ,'..- ,'..- - . ,i- ,i- - ',, r 4.!! . ot 1, , , , i 1 --,- --,- --,- --,- ,--,-,- ,--,-,- ,--,-,- ,--,-,- ,--,-,- ,--,-,- ,--,-,- - . r ,, , . A ,1 , . , ' t, , t the ; AA ( ,.-- ,.-- ,.-- , , ' to , in Dallas di , 111 , NEW YO

Clipped from The News-Messenger09 Dec 1983, FriPage 29

The News-Messenger (Fremont, Ohio)09 Dec 1983, FriPage 29
blueguitarman Member Photo

Want to comment on this Clipping? Sign up for a free account, or sign in