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The Revelation Station

49 EpisodesProduced by Gary & SimonWebsite

Genesis released their first single 50 years ago! 50 years! So to celebrate Simon made his friend Gary listen to all the Genesis albums in order and then review them in the local pub, commonly known as The Revelation Station. What will Gary think? Will they stay friends? Is the beer here any good? T… read more

49 Episodes | 2018 - 2020

If it hurts, don't do it...

July 31st, 2020


Greetings listeners and welcome to the last, for now, weekly episode of The Revelation Station! This week we take a dive into the troubled waters of …

Turning water into wine...

July 24th, 2020


Welcome back my friends to the show that never ends (“please God will it ever end”, I hear you cry. The answer is “No”). In this week’s fun filled episode we return from furlough and spend some time with Mike Rutherford …

It sure was good for a while...

July 17th, 2020


It’s the third week of our weekly Solo Genesis album reviews. Up this week is the first album by the man called “the only indispensible member of …

Check if you can disconnect the effect and I'll go after the cause...

July 10th, 2020


In the second of our weekly look at the solo Genesis catalogue we turn our attentions to Peter Gabriel’s first solo album entitled…er…Peter Gabriel. …

Melt In The Dream Void

July 3rd, 2020


Welcome back to The Revelation Station! For the second season of the show we have decided to have a listen to some of the solo albums released by the …

Desert Island Dix Episode 2

June 11th, 2020


Hello dear listeners and welcome to Desert Island Dix.

This weeks guest is the beloved childrens entertainer and balloon animal enthusiast Simon Heldreich. What 10 albums will Simon choose as the most influential in his …

Desert Island Dix...Episode 1

June 3rd, 2020


Hello dear listeners and welcome to Desert Island Dix.

This weeks guest is the popular podcaster, author and producer Gary Starr. What 10 albums will …

Keep Talking...Episode 10

May 25th, 2020


Greetings to all of our Lockdown listeners and welcome to our tenth episode of Keep Talking.

In this episode we have a chat about the 1996 album Casanova by The Divine Comedy. Find out what the boys think of the album, …

Keep Talking...Episode 9

May 18th, 2020


Greetings Los Friendos, Stationeers and Lockdown Listeners!

If you were expecting a review of The Divine Comedy album “Casanova” then I’m afraid I’m going to have to disappoint you. We’re delaying that episode until next …

Keep Talking...Episode 8

May 11th, 2020


Previously, on Keep Talking…

Keep Talking...Episode 7

May 4th, 2020


Hello Lockdown Listeners!

Welcome to this week’s episode of Keep Talking from The Revelation Station. In this episode we will be casting our ears over The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway…what’s that? We covered that already …

Keep Talking...Episode 6

April 27th, 2020


Greetings Lockdown Listeners and welcome to episode 6 of Keep Talking…the weekly podcast from The Revelation Station.

In this episode we discuss the debut album by David Devant and His Spirit Wife (the band, not the …

Keep Talking...Episode 5

April 25th, 2020


Greetings Lockdown Listeners and welcome to Episode 5 of Keep Talking! We are interrupting our scheduled episode to bring you this bonus from the …

Keep Talking...Episode 4

April 20th, 2020


Smoke me a kipper, if it isn’t another episode of Keep Talking from those chaps at The Revelation Station. In this week’s episode we take a trip three million years into the future and join the boys from the Dwarf in …

Keep Talking...Episode 3

April 13th, 2020


Greeting Lockdown Listeners from the year 2112!

As you may know, the priests have banned all forms of podcasting, so please keep this one quiet or they might shout at us in those screechy voices they have.
In this episode …

Keep Talking...Episode 2

April 5th, 2020


Welcome to the second episode of The Revelation Station Weekly, now re-christened “Keep Talking”! In this weeks chat we discuss Big Finish …

Keep Talking...

March 29th, 2020


Greetings Stationeers and Los Friendos!

We are living in interesting times, and as such we aren’t able to produce the quality podcasts that you’ve come to expect *sad face*. But we aren’t letting that deter us! So …

And Then There Were Three...Again.

March 4th, 2020



Genesis announced today (March 4th 2020 for those of you in the future) that they would be reforming for a tour in November and December.

Behind the Lines

February 2nd, 2020


And so it ends…not with a bang. But a podcast…

It's the end, but the moment has been prepared for...

January 31st, 2020


In the space year 2000, Genesis were a spent force. With the relative disappointment of the Calling All Stations tour 2 years behind them, there seemed to be only re-issues and greatest hits packages in the future. …

You choose not to see it...

December 20th, 2019


In 1996 after a whopping 25 years with the band, Phil Collins decided to call it quits and leave. And that was the end of Genesis…

Another chance hello, another goodbye.

November 22nd, 2019


Invisible Touch was 5 years before, so the casual observer would be forgiven for thinking that Genesis were no more. But in October/November 1991 …

Pumpkin Spiced Station

October 31st, 2019


While we work on the next set of episodes, why not enjoy this little collection of out-takes and rarities taken from episodes recorded in the last …

A hundred crazy voices call my name

September 20th, 2019


In an alternative reality, Genesis split up in 1985. Their biggest hit, Mama, defined the memory of them for 12 years until they reformed in 2007 with Peter Gabriel and Steve Hackett to tour “The Lamb Lies Down On …

Not this confused again...

August 23rd, 2019


Is it called “Shapes”? Is it called “Mama”? No, it’s called “Genesis” and it was released on October 3rd 1983, a mere 10 years after “Selling England By The Pound” if you can believe it!
The album marked a distinct …

The sounds that echoed all around me

July 5th, 2019


Simon and Gary try their hands at something a bit different.

This is a commentary track for the 3 Sides Live Blu Ray, it isn't a normal episode and …

Your side. My side. The truth.

June 28th, 2019


1982 was a quiet year for the boys in the band. Not. Although there was no studio album released, they put out the 3x3 EP and embarked on an …

My hopes are as the leaves upon the water...

May 3rd, 2019


In May 1982 Genesis released their second EP, 3x3, onto an unsuspecting world. Made up of leftovers from the Abacab sessions it proved to be a modest hit in the UK charts, just like their first EP.
Lead track “Paperlate“ …

The buck stops here, and it's not the one you're looking for...

April 12th, 2019


Down on The Farm, something is afoot! It’s Genesis and they’re working on their 11th studio album “Abacab”, named after a random sequence of musical bits and pieces. Recorded in May and June, before being released on …

This is the time you've waited for...

March 1st, 2019


1979 was not a great year for Phil Collins. However, the breakdown of his marriage lead to a huge burst of creativity and ultimately brought us his …

Stand up to the blow that fate has struck upon you...

February 8th, 2019


Released on 31st March 1978, Genesis’ ninth studio album featured a streamlined sound and line up. Steve Hackett had departed the group in mid 1977, dissatisfied with the band dynamic, leaving the core trio of Tony …

Incidentally, A Happy Christmas to all of you at home...

December 25th, 2018


Greetings listeners! It’s been a great year for The Revelation Station, so I wanted to provide a little minisode by way of thanks. I hope you enjoy the treats herein (but if not at least it’s only 20 minutes long).

As …

No business like show business.

December 14th, 2018


For their second (geddit?) release of 1977, Genesis unleashed their second (geddit) live album, Seconds Out. Recorded mostly at the Palais de Sport in Paris between 11th and 14th June 1977 (with The Cinema Show recorded …

Super slicks and has-beens

November 30th, 2018


1977 was an important year for Genesis. They had released their first two albums with Phil Collins the year before and were rapidly becoming one of …

The grime on the Tyne is mine, all mine, all mine.

October 5th, 2018


In 1976 Phil Collins is the singer in Genesis and they release their brand new album, A Trick of the…hang on, wait a minute! They released another

Midweek Hackett Madness!

October 3rd, 2018


On October 1st 2018, Steve Hackett began his Genesis Revisited with Band and Orchestra tour in Nottingham.

Here are the thoughts of two fools who went …

Unexpected item in the bagging area

September 7th, 2018


Greetings! Due to real life the next episode has been delayed, so in the meantime please enjoy this minisode. It features a conversation cut from the A Trick Of The Tail episode and some outtakes. The music used is …

Enter the drummer.

August 24th, 2018


In 1975 Peter Gabriel quit Genesis just as they were about to hit the big time! Or, pay off some debts at least. He retired to his vegetable patch …

The History Makers

August 3rd, 2018


In 1998, barely a year after the band released their last studio album, the classic 5 man line up reunited to compile 4CDs of largely unreleased tracks. Covering the years 1967-1975 (although the tracks are placed in …

Extra! Extra! Unknown band scores documentary!

July 20th, 2018


In 1970 the BBC commissioned a documentary on the artist Michael Jackson, no not that one, and asked everyone's favourite, teenage, unknown, prog band to come up with the music. Lost until 2007, where they were part of …


July 13th, 2018


Aaaaaand! We're back! After a hiatus to recover from the traumatic events of episodes 6a & 6b, Gary and Simon turn their attention to the classic 1973 Genesis Live album.

Good morning Rael, so sorry you had to wait...

June 1st, 2018


In this engorged episode, Simon and Gary finish up their discussion of the Lamb. They chat about what might have happened if Peter had stayed in the group, and almost, almost, come to blows (again) about the classic …

It lies with me, cries the Queen of maybe...

April 27th, 2018


Released on 13th October 1973, just days after Simon’s first birthday, Selling England By The Pound is the 5th Album by Genesis. It becomes their best seller to date, reaching number 3 in the UK charts on the back of …

There's an angel standing in the sun...

April 12th, 2018


In this episode Simon & Gary discuss the very first album that Simon went out and bought with his own money. It's 1972 and Genesis release Foxtrot, their 4th.
But there's a do-ins-a-transpiring as the boys disagree …

We're all going to the zoo tomorrow.

April 5th, 2018


In this episode Gary does his best to avoid talking about Genesis with Simon. He doesn't succeed. The boys discuss the popularity of the band's third …

I want a drink!

April 5th, 2018


In this episode! We find out that, although the snow might stop him, nothing gets between Simon and a discussion about Genesis! The boys listen to …

Everyone's gone to the moon...

April 5th, 2018


50 Years ago a band called Genesis released their first single. Now in 2018, two guys sit down in a pub and discuss the song and the debut album that …

In the beginning...

April 5th, 2018


Introductions in real time.
Meet the boys as they convene in The Revelation Station pub to discuss the 50th anniversary of Genesis.
The series will be an appreciation of each Genesis album in turn, send any feedback or …

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