Full of beguiling hooks and unashamedly radio-friendly melodies, the self-titled debut by Mike + The Mechanics revealed a diverse band heavy on hooks.
Their fifth studio album, Mike & The Mechanics’ ‘M6’ entered the Top 20 in the UK and Germany, and found the rock’n’roll supergroup firing on all cylinders.
Mike + The Mechanics’ ‘Living Years’ gave the group their career-best placings and included the evergreen almost-title track.
Critically acclaimed much loved by fans, Mike And The Mechanics remain a finely tuned group whose line-up features some of the greatest talents in music.
Released on 2 April 1991, ‘Word Of Mouth’ was another confident and eminently well crafted pop-rock LP from Mike And The Mechanics.
Genesis guitarist Daryl Stuermer's trio will present a new take on the band’s catalogue when they play August 12 in Frankfort, Illinois.
So what is it that makes Mike + The Mechanics so good? That’s easy… great songs, great hooks, fabulous musicianship and a sense of space.
We’re remembering Alan Murphy, a great British guitarist with Kate Bush, Go West, Mike + the Mechanics and Level 42, who died 25 years ago exactly.
Mike Rutherford has had his memoir, the first by any member of Genesis, published in paperback. ‘The Living Years’ appeared in hardback in January.
A brand new Genesis collection, the three-CD anthology ‘R-Kive,’ will be released by Virgin EMI/Universal Music Catalogue on September 29.
Virgin is in everything from finance to mobile phones, health & fitness to holidays, trains, an airline and a record label, but all that was to come…