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I Knew What I Liked

Advantages: Peerless mix of prog and pop
Disadvantages: Some self-indulgence, that Phil Collins vocal

Music critic and broadcaster Stuart Maconie recently owned up to a 30-year love affair with the progressive rock group Yes. In the same confessional spirit, I now reveal my own guilty secret. Take a little trip back to the mid-1970s. In the fetid sixt ...

Silverback 02.02.2005 · Read full review
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Review of Selling England by the Pound - Genesis

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Me Im Just A Lawn Mower

Advantages: An improvement on Foxtrot - More Great Songs
Disadvantages: Phil Collins first vocal , but it's not too bad

In late 1973 after the holding operation that was the excellent “Genesis Live”, they got their first major commercial breakthrough in “Selling England By The Pound”, complete with hit single (their first) the oddly titled  ...

mikeydred 18.08.2001 · Read full review
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SUPERB CLASSIC GENESIS IN IT'S HEYDAY - BUY IT

Advantages: Classic Peter Gabriel Genesis, Atmospheric, Wonderful Instrumentation
Disadvantages: You do have to switch off eventually

...I have been listening to this album since it was released (Bloody hell that dates me) I originally bought it on vinyl in 1973, a collectors SuperVinyl pressing and the CD recently, and have been listening to Selling England on and off for all of those ...

jerzed 19.10.2005 · Read full review
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The Genesis Of A Great Band...

Advantages: Intelligent lyrics; great musical performances.
Disadvantages: The band sound very new in places.

This is an album for lovers of very early Genesis. This was only their second studio album and was recorded when the band was fronted by the enigmatic and gravelly voiced Peter Gabriel. This album also features the well known Mike Rutherford and Tony Bank ...

justarube 18.08.2016 · Read full review
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Excellent Example Of Early Progressive Rock

Advantages: Musically adventurous, lyrically moving, unique and early sound.
Disadvantages: If anything - some tracks could be said to lack the epic power of succeeding albums.

...The first Genesis album I ever heard, and in my opinion one of the best... Trespass was the first 'proper' Genesis album to gain any public attention, and is a fantastic piece of early progressive rock from 1970. Nowadays, with 'Phil Collins' and 'Gene ...

jproscoe 18.08.2008 · Read full review
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