When we mention prolific bands, one that will most always come in the course of the conversation is Genesis. Most can recognize that this was a band that spawned two of the biggest solo acts ever, Peter Gabriel and Phil Collins. But the forgotten Genesis spin-off act is one that has also enjoyed a decent amount of success. Since this is the Brickyard weekend, PYY is only too glad to feature the music and talent of Mike and the Mechanics.
This first tune is my favorite. It has a theo-political theme to it which can be applied to our time, despite the fact it was written and recorded in the 80s. Here is Silent Running:
One song that got a lot of airplay on rock stations in the 80s was this next one. This one is entitled, All I Need Is A Miracle:
Mike's distinctive Genesis sound comes through on this next one. Here is Nobody's Perfect:
Finally, we have a tune where new age meets rock. This is a mellow uplifting song called, The Living Years: