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Easter, here again, a time for the blind to see.

Advantages: Berlin and Easter are masterpieces.
Disadvantages: The track order is dreadful with delicate songs sandwiched in-between loud ones so that the album doesn't flow smoothly from one track to another. I always reprogram the CD player thus: 8-3-1-5-7-2-9-4-6

Following the departure of lead singer Fish to pursue a solo career, the rest of the band struck gold. The replacement they found - Steve Hogarth - has one of the best voices in the known universe. Yes, even better than the Stereophonics' Kelly Jones, for ...

PJE_ 15.04.2001 · Read full review
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Review of Season's End - Marillion

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A Mood Boosting Album!

Advantages: Atmospheric, amusing, different.
Disadvantages: Contains Genesis's most annoying track (in my opinion!).

I am a lifelong fan of Genesis and remember that when this album was released in 1981 my big sister bought it. Now, my sister was into 'cool' punk bands and was not a typical Genesis fan but she had been stung by the hard rock flair of the album's title t ...

justarube 02.11.2015 · Read full review
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Review of Abacab - Genesis

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Good album - shame about the sales

Advantages: Some really stron material brilliantly performed
Disadvantages: A little too polished in places

Big Generator was the studio follow up to the hugely successful 90125 album. Sadly, it did not spawn any major hits and the quality of writing was not comparable to that of its predecessor, but there are some truly memorable pieces present. Rhythm Of L ...

jacinto 15.08.2000 · Read full review

Review of Big Generator - Yes

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Not bad but not the best

Advantages: Forms a good bridge between the styles of the 1970s and the more modern styles.
Disadvantages: More relevant to the time of the Cold War than now.

'Under Wraps' concerns itself mainly with issues arising from the Cold War and as such may not be as accessable to a modern audience than it was 22 years ago. The songs are full of original content and the sentiments expressed in them are often topical f ...

Crispvs 31.12.2005 · Read full review
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Review of Under Wraps (Digitally Remastered) - Jethro Tull

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A Curious Collection Of Songs by Genesis

Advantages: Some fantastic, thought-provoking, catchy songs. Lots of variation in style.
Disadvantages: A couple of weaker tracks.

...This self-titled (also known as 'The Shapes') album was released by the Genesis threesome of Phil Collins, Tony Banks and Mike Rutherford in 1983. The album was given it's eponymous title to mark the fact that the band had worked on all nine songs as a un ...

justarube 13.09.2014 · Read full review
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Review of Genesis - Genesis

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