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Face Value - Phil Collins (1981)

Of all the Phil Collins solo albums out there, his first one is my favorite. Not only does it sound very much like a Genesis album, it has the kind of dark mystery about it that his music never seemed to re-capture as he became a chart regular for the next 10 years or so. 722 more words


Genesis- Selling England By the Pound

The first album that I really got into, listening and re-listening to over and over on my parent’s VCR when I was 15, was Selling England by the Pound… 876 more words

Mechanical Years

It was with great anticipation that I ordered and devoured Mike Rutherford‘s autobiography The Living Years.  After all, Mike’s been a musical hero to me, from his early days in… 752 more words

Progressive Rock

Classic Music Review: Nursery Cryme by Genesis

Genesis is a band worthy of study because their work combines the best and worst tendencies of progressive rock. In the four albums featuring the “core” band ( 2,647 more words

Classic Music Reviews

10 proofs Genesis didn’t die in 1977

Find yourself in a (chat) room full of Genesis fans and it won’t be long before the usual questions arise. Top of the list: “Are you a Gabriel fan or a Collins fan?” To some people Genesis ceased to exist when Gabriel left to grow vegetables in 1975, taking his Slipperman costume with him. 1,187 more words

Rock Music