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Mike and The Mechanics @ St David’s Hall, Cardiff

Mike and The Mechanics
St David’s Hall, Cardiff
25th April 2015

Filled to the rafters, St David’s Hall on a Saturday night with many in the audience in a boisterous mood; excited at hearing many of the tracks that form the backdrop of living in the 1980’s; on this Hits Tour. 629 more words



Coming off the success of A Trick of the Tail, Genesis did not loiter long before staring recording sessions for their eighth studio album. Perhaps they were trying to consolidate the new Peter Gabriel-less quartet or maybe there was material left over from… 518 more words

60s & 70s Music

VIDEO: Dave Fogel Interviews Mike + The Mechanics

Mike + the Mechanics were nice enough to do an interview with Dave Fogel on the K-HITS Blue Cross Blue Shield Performance Stage.

Started by Mike Rutherford, one of the original members of Genesis, Mike + the Mechanics have had a bunch of hits. 57 more words


Anthony Phillips' Majestic "The Geese and the Ghost"

I actually tried to return this album to my local “Licorice Pizza” record store after spinning it just once, back when it was released in 1977. 1,148 more words

Progressive Rock

Phil Collins Now An 'Honorary Texan'?

Singer-songwriter Phil Collins was born in Greater London, a metropolitan county of southeastern England. So it’s only natural to wonder why the Genesis drummer-singer-songwriter was… 289 more words


Mike Rutherford gives the Mechanics a tune-up

When Mike Rutherford says “you become a band just by doing a bunch of shows,” there’s a willing admission: in both of its incarnations, Mike + the Mechanics didn’t really start out as a band. 900 more words


Throwback Thursday - Genesis: A Trick Of The Tail

A lot of people wrote off Genesis after lead singer and songwriter Peter Gabriel, an original member of the band, departed in 1975 to pursue other musical interests including production and, later on, a solo recording career. 365 more words