A new Italian language book on
Genesis - Gli Anni Prog - by writer Mario Giammetti has just
been published which covers the Prog years between 1969 and 1975.
The studio albums of that period
(from From Genesis To
Revelation to The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway)
are critically analysed with the fundamental input of all band
members, interviewed by Mario himself and British journalist Mike
Uniquely for this book, Mario listened to of all the albums together
with some of the protagonists: Tony Banks (who also wrote the
and Anthony Phillips who all kindly dedicated their time to comment,
minute by minute on the music, thus providing some unique insights
into the creative process.
the book (which features 240 colour pages with a lavish layout) is
written in Italian, it is still worthy for Genesis fans worldwide,
thanks to loads of rare and previously unseen photos, as well as
ticket stubs and other memorabilia.
also features an updated and accurate list of all the gigs of the
Genesis tours, compiled with the help of American collector
well as editing the long-running Genesis magazine Dusk, Mario has
previously written a number of other books about Genesis and the individual
band members, including The Exile, a biography of Ant which
was published in 2008.
Gli Anni Prog is available to order now