Analysis: Cinema Show Repair
For the serious early Genesis fan only!
A side-by side comparison of the Nick Davis-directed Tony Banks fly-in keyboard repairs on his live "Cinema Show" solo for the restored live Rainbow Theatre concert of 1973 (included on the Extras disk of Genesis' Live Box set 1973-2007).
This is a NON-commercial, educational video - presented as a historical documentary of the restoration process by the group and its extraordinarily talented sound engineer/archivist.
Nick Davis photo courtesy: Dave Kerzner
(*apologies for the split audio voiceover channels, for anyone listening in stereo. Uninvited iMovie program auto-overrides in action !)
Analysis: Rainbow Theatre Repairs / Genesis' Nick Davis
This NON-commercial, educational video is an examination of the magnificent restoration of the historic Rainbow Theatre 1973 concert.
Direct information from Genesis' editing Guru Nick Davis provides the foundation for this technical investigation into the painstaking, labor-intensive multi-year project of restoring the original and rare multi-track recordings of "The Lamb" and "The Rainbow"
Mr. Davis reveals how he deftly flew-in the required "repairs" from other Live performances, studio vocal, guitar and keyboard pick-ups and original album studio master tracks - at The Farm in Surrey.
Again, this is NOT an infommercial - rather an intensive fan video created by an admiring broadcast sound engineer (on her home Mac laptop's iMovie program - as evidenced by all the video glitches! LOL).
Nick Davis Photo Courtesy: Dave Kerzner
Analysis: Chamber of 32 Doors - Part 1
Analysis: Chamber of 32 Doors - Part 2
Analysis: Chamber of 32 Doors -Part 3
Analysis: Tom Lord-Alge & the Chamber of 32 Doors (alternate version of Part 1/Tom's intro)
*FOR SERIOUS LAMB FANATICS ONLY !!!*
An Analysis of the many allegorical layers, written by Peter Gabriel, within the pivotal song "The Chamber of 32 Doors" on the original Lamb Lies Down on Broadway album.
Jungian Archetype Theory, The Power of Myth's Hero's Journey and the Tibetan Book of the Dead provide the framework with which Gabriel wrote of his pending decision to leave Genesis.
Add onto that the visual work of "El Topo" director Alejandro Jodorowsky, as Peter's inspiration - and you have one, very serious surrealistic work of art.
WARNING/ADVISORY: This trilogy of videos are DEEP (because these metaphysical/psychoanalytical works were what Peter Gabriel had been reading up until the uber-rushed writing of The Lamb)!
Although, he claims the lyrics are flawed - many still consider it a layered work of genius.
Part Surrealism, Part Metaphysical, Part Self Psychoanalytical.
These videos are the result of 2 years of intense research and many contributions by many people (several, quite close to Peter Gabriel & Genesis).
As Tony Robinson wrote for the 1970-1975 Genesis Box Set: "It's a mistake to think of the narrative as only having one meaning because every listener must create their own personal story."
This trilogy's analysis is not set in concrete. It is meant to elucidate upon the metaphysical texts by which Peter was reaching to obtain his own new pathway (out of the band and into his own solo career, away from "Genesis-the-Big")....as well as start new discussions as to what the album meant to YOU, the listener.
From all of us who collaborated on these videos....ENJOY!!