"Let's get quizzical" - A TWR brainteaser for all you anoraks out there. Your quizmaster: Alan Hewitt.
Apparently quite a few people have been asking for a quiz to be part of TWR and so, who am I to deprive you of such a thing?! I promise that it won't be quite so difficult as the "Genesis Mastermind" was at the recent UK Genesis Convention but neither will it be a doddle either so here goes, have fun….answers next time!
1. Who is the only member of Genesis to have a degree in music?
2. How many official Videos (VHS NOT DVD) have the band released?
3. How many tracks were contained on the Calling All Stations promotional album sampler?
4. Which track on the new Steve Hackett album, Wild Orchids is an instrumental version of another track on the same album?
5. Which Beatles track did Mike & The Mechanics cover for a film soundtrack?
6. Which unreleased track appeared on the 3" CD single release of Sledgehammer?
7. Who was the guest vocalist on Phil's 1998 Big Band tour?
8. Who was originally intended as vocalist for the Smallcreep's Day album?
9. Who (or what) was the star of the This Is Love promotional video?
10. What was the original working title of the Sides album?
11. How many studio albums has Steve Hackett released?
12. Where did Genesis originally intend to start their tour for The Lamb… album prior to Steve's accident?
13. What was the name of the first official Genesis fanclub?
14. How many Genesis tribute bands are there currently in the UK?
15. Where did the only UK gig by Ray Wilson's band, Cut take place?
16. Who wrote the opening music for the "Story Of Genesis" documentary?
17. What is the connection between Steve Hackett and Rick Wakeman?
18. Which Victorian novel's final lines are paraphrased in a Genesis track title?
19. How many studio albums has Ray Wilson released?
20. Who were the controversial sponsors of the 1986 Invisible Touch US tour?
There you go, folks, I think that's enough of a teaser for you to be getting on with. The answers will be published in the next edition so you have plenty of time to do your research - have fun!
N.B. This quiz is just for fun. There are no prizes for getting these questions right! Please go to the Competition Time page for the chance to win prizes.