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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

What's your favorite winter or snowstorm song?

There is something about Genesis’ Snowbound from the 1977 LP And Then There Were Three. The magical storytelling of this composition transports the listener into the snowy field to discover the lone snowman, resting on the ground. 77 more words