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On September 11, 1995.

On September 11, 1995, “Virgin” label released the self – titled, “Strictly Inc.” album. It was recorded 1994 – 1995, at “The Farm” in Surrey, and was produced by Tony Banks and Nick Davis.

Personnel:

  • Tony Banks– keyboards, bass
  • Jack Hues– vocals, guitars
  • John Robinson– drums
  • Nathan East– bass
  • Daryl Stuermer– guitars
  • John Challis – cover illustration

Track listing:

All tracks by Tony Banks, except where noted.

  1. Don’t Turn Your Back on Me
  2. Walls of Sound
  3. Only Seventeen
  4. The Serpent Said
  5. Never Let Me Know
  6. Charity Balls
  7. Something to Live For
  8. A Piece of You – lyrics by Jack Hues
  9. Strictly Incognito – lyrics: Jack Hues
  10. An Island in the Darkness
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In June 1983.

In June 1983, “Charisma” label released “The Fugitive”, the second Tony Banks solo album. It was recorded 1982 – 1983, at “The Farm” in Surrey, and was produced by Tony Banks and Stephen Short.

Personnel:

  • Tony Banks– lead vocals and background vocals; keyboards; synth bass and Linn LM-1
  • Daryl Stuermer– lead and rhythm guitars
  • Mo Foster– bass guitars
  • Tony Beard : drums, percussion
  • Steve Gadd: drums, percussion
  • Andy Duncan : drums
  • Technically assisted by Geoff Callingham

Track listing:

All tracks by Tony Banks.

  1. This is Love
  2. Man of Spells
  3. And the Wheels Keep Turning
  4. Say You’ll Never Leave Me
  5. Thirty Three’s
  6. By You
  7. At the Edge of the Night
  8. Charm
  9. Moving Under

On October 8, 1979.

a-curious-feeling

On October 8, 1979, “Charisma” label released “A Curious Feeling” the début Tony Banks solo album. It was recorded in1979, at “Polar Music Studios” in Stockholm, Sweden, and Tony Banks and David Hentschel.The cover design is by Hothouse, and the cover painting is Wuluwait – Boatman of the Dead by Australian artist Ainslie Robert

Personnel:

  • Tony Banks: keyboards, guitar, bass, percussion
  • Chester Thompson: drums, percussion
  • Kim Beacon: vocals
  • Recorded and engineered by David Bascombe and David Hentschel

Track listing:

All tracks by Tony Banks.

  1. From the Undertow
  2. Lucky Me
  3. The Lie
  4. After the Lie
  5. A Curious Feeling
  6. Forever Morning
  7. You
  8. Somebody Else’s Dream
  9. The Waters ofLethe
  10. For a While
  11. In the Dark

 

On September 14, 1981.

abacab

On September 14, 1981, “Charisma” label released “Abacab”, the eleventh Genesis studio album. It was recorded May–June 1981, at “The Farm” in Surrey, and was produced by Genesis. The album was certified 2 x Platinum in the US by the “RIIA”.

Personnel:

  • Tony Banks– keyboards
  • Phil Collins– drums, vocals, drum machine, percussion
  • Mike Rutherford– basses, guitars
  • EWF Horns– horns
  • Hugh Padgham– engineer
  • Bill Smith – album cover

Track listing:

All tracks by Tony Banks, Phil Collins, and Mike Rutherford, except where noted.

  1. Abacab
  2. No Reply at All
  3. Me and Sarah jane
  4. Keep it Dark
  5. Dodo / Lurker
  6. Who Dunnit?
  7. Man on the Corner
  8. Like it or Not
  9. Another Record

On March 28, 1980.

Duke

On March 28, 1980, “Charisma” label released “Duke”, the tenth Genesis studio album. It was recorded November–December 1979, at “Polar Studios”, in Stockholm, mixed at “Maison Rouge” in London, mastered at “Trident Studios” in London, and was produced by David Hentschel and Genesis. “Duke” was certified platinum in UK by “BPI” and by “RIAA” in US.

Personnel:

  • Tony Banks– keyboards, backing vocals, 12-string guitar, duck
  • Mike Rutherford- guitars, basses, backing vocals
  • Phil Collins– drums, vocals, drum machine, duck
  • David Hentschel- backing vocals, audio engineering
  • Dave Bascombe – assistant engineering
  • Ray Staff – mastering
  • Lionel Koechlin – cover
  • Bill Smith – art direction

Track listing:

  1. Behind the Lines – Tony Banks, Phil Collins and Mike Rutherford
  2. Duchess – Tony Banks, Phil Collins and Mike Rutherford
  3. Guide Vocal – Tony Banks
  4. Man of Our Times – Mike Rutherford
  5. Misunderstanding – Phil Collins
  6. Heathaze – Tony Banks
  7. Turn it On Again – Tony Banks, Phil Collins and Mike Rutherford
  8. Alone Tonight – Mike Rutherford
  9. Cul-de-sac – Tony Banks
  10. Please Don’t Ask – Phil Collins
  11. Duke’s Travels – Tony Banks, Phil Collins and Mike Rutherford
  12. Duke’s End – Tony Banks, Phil Collins and Mike Rutherford

On February 2, 1976.

A Trick of the Trail

On February 2, 1976, “Charisma” label released “A Trick of the Tail”, the seventh Genesis studio album.  it was recorded October – November 1975, at the “Trident Studios” in London, and was produced by David Hentschel, Mike Rutherford, Tony Banks, Phil Collins and Steve Hackett. This was the first album to feature drummer Phil Collins as lead vocalist following the departure of Peter Gabriel.

Personnel:

  • Mike Rutherford– 12-string guitar, bass, bass pedals
  • Tony Banks– pianos, synthesizers, organ, Mellotron, 12-string guitar, backing vocals
  • Phil Collins- drums, percussion, lead and backing vocals
  • Steve Hackett– electric guitar, 12-string guitars
  • Hipgnosis– sleeve design
  • Colin Elgie– sleeve design

Track listing:

  1. Dance on a Volcano – Mike Rutherford,Tony Banks, Steve Hackett, Phil Collins
  2. Entangled – Mike Rutherford, Tony Banks
  3. Squonk – Mike Rutherford, Tony Banks
  4. Mad Mad Moon – Tony Banks
  5. Robbery, Assault and Battery – Tony Banks, Phil Collins
  6. Ripples – Mike Rutherford, Tony Banks
  7. A Trick of the Tail – Tony Banks
  8. Los Endos – Phil Collins, Steve Hackett, Mike Rutherford, Tony Banks

On December 27, 1976.

Genesis wind and wuthering

On December 27, 1976, “Charisma” label released “Wind & Wuthering”, the eighth Genesis studio album. It was recorded  September – October 1976, at the “Relight Studios” in Hilvarenbeek, Netherlands, and was produced by David Hentschel and Genesis. This was the last album to feature guitarist Steve Hackett prior to his departure to pursue a solo career. “Wind & Wuthering” received Gold certification both by the “BPI” and by “RIAA”.

Personnel:

  • Phil Collins– vocals, drums, cymbals, percussion
  • Steve Hackett– electric guitars, nylon classical guitar, 12 string guitar, kalimba, autoharp
  • Mike Rutherford– 4, 6, and 8 string bass guitars, electric and 12 string acoustic guitars, bass pedals
  • Tony Banks– Steinway grand piano, ARP 2600 synthesizer, ARP Pro Soloist synthesizer, Hammond organ, Mellotron, Roland RS-202 string/brass synthesizer, Fender Rhodes piano
  • Hipgnosis– design
  • Colin Elgie – design

Track listing

  1. Eleventh Earl of Mar – Tony Banks, Steve Hackett, Mike Rutherford
  2. One for the Vine – Tony Banks
  3. Your Own Special Way – Mike Rutherford
  4. Wot Gorilla? – Phil Collins, Tony Banks
  5. All in a Mouse’s Night – Tony Banks
  6. Blood on the Rooftops – Steve Hackett, Phil Collins
  7. Unquiet Slumbers for the Sleepers – Steve Hackett, Mike Rutherford
  8. In That Quiet Earth – Steve Hackett, Mike Rutherford, Tony Banks, Phil Collins
  9. Afterglow – Tony Banks