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Listen to Zombi and friends cover Abacab by Genesis

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Pittsburgh synth prog duo Zombi have released a cover of the Genesis 1981 song Abacab, which you can listen to below.

It forms part of a series of covers the band have been posting on their YouTube page, which have also featured Van Halen's I'll Wait, The Power Station's Some Like It Hot and INXS's Never Tear Us Apart.

"Our cover starts out as the studio version then switches to the Three Sides Live version for the extended solo jam," explains Zombi's Steve Moore, who sings and plays keyboards and bass, along with Zombi partner Anthony Paterra, who adds the Phil Collins drum section from the original and Chester Thompson's part from the live version, wit From Autumn To Ashes Jeff Gretz adding Phil Collins' drum section from the live album, and Phil Manley of US post-rockers Trans-Am on guitar.

Zombi released the five track EP, Liquid Crystal, through Relapse Records in May.

Writer and broadcaster Jerry Ewing is the Editor of Prog Magazine which he founded for Future Publishing in 2009. He grew up in Sydney and began his writing career in London for Metal Forces magazine in 1989. He has since written for Metal Hammer, Maxim, Vox, Stuff and Bizarre magazines, among others. He created and edited Classic Rock Magazine for Dennis Publishing in 1998 and is the author of a variety of books on both music and sport, including Wonderous Stories; A Journey Through The Landscape Of Progressive Rock, as well as sleevenotes for many major record labels. He lives in North London and happily indulges a passion for AC/DC Chelsea Football Club and Sydney Roosters.