The Story of... 'The Living Years' by Mike + the Mechanics

13 November 2017, 15:01

Mike and the Mechanics - The Living Years

It remains one of the greatest and most moving power ballads ever made.

'The Living Years' was a massive success in 1989 for Genesis guitarist Mike Rutherford's side project. And it still makes us tear up when listening to the powerful lyrics.

But did you know about its backstory and inspiration? Here's all you need to know about the Smooth favourite...