Your Amazon Music account is currently associated with a different marketplace. To enjoy Prime Music, go to Your Music Library and transfer your account to Amazon.com (US).
  
Qty:1
& FREE Shipping on orders over $35. Details
In Stock.
Ships from and sold by Amazon.com.
Gift-wrap available.
Turn It on Again: The Hit... has been added to your Cart
+ $3.99 shipping
Used: Very Good | Details
Condition: Used: Very Good
Comment: Shrinkwrap may be renewed, no visible damage on disc or booklet. Jewel case may have cosmetic damage, online codes for possible online content are expired or missing. Shipping time 5-21 business days.
Have one to sell? Sell on Amazon

Image Unavailable

Image not available for
Color:
  • Turn It on Again: The Hits
  • Sorry, this item is not available in
  • Image not available
  • To view this video download Flash Player
      

Turn It on Again: The Hits

293 customer reviews

See all 13 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions
Amazon Price New from Used from
Audio CD, March 27, 2007
"Please retry"
$5.99
$2.35 $2.34
Includes FREE MP3 version of this album.
Provided by Amazon Digital Services, Inc. Terms and Conditions. Does not apply to gift orders.
Complete your purchase to save the MP3 version to your music library.
$5.99 & FREE Shipping on orders over $35. Details In Stock. Ships from and sold by Amazon.com. Gift-wrap available.

Frequently Bought Together

Turn It on Again: The Hits + Hits + No Jacket Required
Price for all three: $18.71

Buy the selected items together

Special Offers and Product Promotions


Editorial Reviews

The 18 songs collected here were some of the biggest smashes to hit radio and the developing world of music videos in the eighties. Songs like "Land of Confusion," "Invisible Touch," and "I Can't Dance" made Genesis one of the biggest touring arena bands of their time.

1. Turn It On Again
2. Invisible Touch
3. Mama
4. Land Of Confusion
5. I Can't Dance
6. Follow You, Follow Me
7. Hold On My Heart
8. Abacab
9. I Know What I Like (In Your Wardrobe)
10. No Son Of Mine
11. Tonight, Tonight, Tonight
12. In Too Deep
13. Congo
14. Jesus He Knows Me
15. That's All
16. Misunderstanding
17. Throwing It All Away
18. The Carpet Crawlers 1999

Product Details

  • Audio CD (March 27, 2007)
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Label: Atlantic
  • ASIN: B000N3ST3Y
  • Average Customer Review: 4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (293 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #868 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

47 of 48 people found the following review helpful By Lonnie E. Holder HALL OF FAMETOP 1000 REVIEWERVINE VOICE on March 26, 2003
Format: Audio CD
I admit that I came to Genesis after the departure of Peter Gabriel, which means that I was listening to top 40 Genesis versus the more challenging music attempted by Peter Gabriel. Despite the lack of experimentation and depth, Genesis did turn out one serviceable song after another, and a few of these songs are excellent.

This CD focuses on the Phil Collins years, which makes sense from the title, "The Hits". As I noted above, Peter Gabriel was trying for a more cutting edge and artistic sound that some consider to be progressive rock. Typically that type of rock doesn't make for commercial hits, though the music is often artistically better than released singles. The CD also includes one song from the post-Phil Collins years, "Congo". Thus there is at least an attempt to represent Genesis throughout the group's existence.

I was surprised to hear more keyboards in these songs than I remembered hearing. One of the characteristics of many popular 80s groups was their heavy reliance on synthesizers and other keyboards, and Genesis was no exception. As an example, "Abacab" from 1981 was strongly keyboard oriented.

From the title, this CD must focus on Genesis' hits, and it certainly does. "Invisible Touch", "I Can't Dance", "No Son of Mine", and "Tonight, Tonight, Tonight" are among the numerous top 40 hits that Genesis seemed to churn out regularly throughout the 80s into the early 90s. There is much to listen to from these songs, and it's the inclusion of these songs that make this CD perfect for the casual fan. However, there is more on this CD.

"I Know What I Like (In Your Wardrobe)" is a reggae-influenced song featuring the original five-member lineup from 1973s "Selling England by the Pound".
Read more ›
4 Comments Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
16 of 19 people found the following review helpful By A Customer on October 31, 1999
Format: Audio CD
The Hits...Need I say more...the history and music of Genesis is long and diverse, and this collection is about their most popular songs. All 18 songs are worthy to be represented here. All considering, there is a nice balance here. Powerful rockers Abacab, Mama, Tonight Tonight Tonight, endearing ballads Misunderstanding, Hold On My Heart, In Too Deep. Genesis has always shown a wry sense of humor..I Can't Dance and Jesus He Knows Me.. fit the bill nicely.
The 3 most unique songs.. I Know What I Like, their first hit single from 1973, 1997's Congo which comes from the very underrated Calling All Stations featuring new singer Ray Wilson..and a terrific & newly recorded version of 1974's The Carpet Crawlers.. features Phil Collins, Steve Hackett and Peter Gabriel..yes Peter Gabriel was in Genesis! This "new" classic is a special treat to all Genesis fans.
This collection is ideal for the casual fan but this is only a taste of Genesis. If you enjoy this collection, earlier albums such as A Trick Of The Tail and Wind & Wuthering are must listens..you won't be dissapointed.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
22 of 28 people found the following review helpful By "waiman" on January 8, 2000
Format: Audio CD
This delivers what it says on the cover: The hits. As they only had the one hit single with Peter Gabriel ('I know what I like', a UK#21) the compilation comes across as a bit lop-sided. To compensate for this there is an excellent remake of 'Carpet Crawlers' which leaves you wishing that they could re-record the whole of 'The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway' and make it so this good. The rest is a perfunctory list of the hits which means that some of the drippy songs from 'Invisible Touch' and 'We Can't Dance' are included over much better singles that didn't chart so highly ('Keep it Dark', 'Duchess', 'Man on the Corner', 'Home By the Sea' etc.) Also some of their best songs are edited versions but for a casual fan this is probably fine.
I am possibly one of the precious few who thought that the commercial flop 'Calling All Stations' was actually rather good (possibly the best since 'Abacab') and its nice to see they saw fit to include 'Congo'.
I would like to have seen the new version of 'Carpet Crawlers' released as a single so that long time fans don't have to fork out for songs that they already own.
1 Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
19 of 24 people found the following review helpful By A Customer on December 3, 1999
Format: Audio CD
IF it weren't for 2 Peter Gabriel songs (including an odd remake of Carpet Crawlers) and Congo this album could have been called Phil Collings - Hits Vol. 2: The Genesis Years. There was no Lamb Lies Down on Broadway here. Most of the classic Genesis songs with Collins are on here though including all the classics from the Abacab, Genesis, Invisible Touch, and We Can't Dance albums. Still songs like No Reply and Paperlate were discluded from the set. Some of the songs like Tonight Tonight Tonight, Abacab, and Mama werre edited severely too. I saw that the disc was pretty full when the Cd was over at 78 minutes but I would of been happier with a 2 CD set that gave the full versions and some Peter Gabriel songs too. Though I can't argue that the songs on here aren't good. Every song is great and its nice that Congo is available on this Cd so one doesn't have to waste his or her money buying their latest flop "Calling All Stations". This is a great CD and I highly recomend it for the casual listener.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
11 of 14 people found the following review helpful By A Customer on December 24, 1999
Format: Audio CD
The best of Genesis cannot be encapsulated in a 79 minute CD, and then to do it in a condensed form is a travesty. It is inexcusable to severely edit such songs as "Mama", "Abacab", and "Tonight, Tonight, Tonight". The vital parts of these songs are stripped away solely for the sake of keeping this a single CD. This was done in order to make it sell, because double CD's generally don't.Plus, the title itself is misleading. Because many hits are missing here. Where is "No Reply At All" and "Man On The Corner" from Abacab? Or "Illegal Alien" and "Home By The Sea" from the eponymous 1983 release? "Paperlate", a great single from the studio side of Three Sides Live, is not here. Where is it? Or even "Never A Time", from We Can't Dance, which was a hit single?And if the label felt compelled (I really don't know WHO was) to include "I Know What I Like(In Your Wardrobe)"from Selling England By The Pound, then why include some songs from lesser selling albums, such as The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway, Trick Of The Tail, or Wind And Wuthering? Like "The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway", "Ripples", or "Your Own Special Way"? These may not have been "hits", but they are important songs that brought attention to the band.Then again, if those songs were included here, there would not have been room for anything else.It would have served more justice to the public if this had been released as a double CD.Read more ›
1 Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again

Forums

There are no discussions about this product yet.
Be the first to discuss this product with the community.
Start a new discussion
Topic:
First post:
Prompts for sign-in
 

Set up an Amazon Giveaway

Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. Learn more
Turn It on Again: The Hits
This item: Turn It on Again: The Hits
Price: $5.99
Ships from and sold by Amazon.com

What Other Items Do Customers Buy After Viewing This Item?


Want to discover more products? Check out these pages to see more: progressive rock, vinyl pop