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Old 08-18-2018, 05:57 AM   #1
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The Top 10 Best Genesis Songs With Peter Gabriel

The 10 greatest songs from Genesis phase one, a time when Peter Gabriel bestrode the prog landscape like a giant, be-costumed god

The idea that Phil Collins single-handedly ruined Genesis by turning them “pop” has long been disproven, not least by Tony Banks and Mike Rutherford, who happily claim equal credit. The other idea, that they just went rubbish after Peter Gabriel left, was also a myth, at least regarding the first few, rather beautiful, post-Peter albums.

Yet there remains a unique charm to Genesis Phase One, where a very English sense of melancholy and melodrama pervades the wilful Prog complexity, underscoring the emotion. Their intellectual whimsy and surrealism may never be cool or sexy, but there’s an enduring magic to their escapism. And within that idyll the young Gabriel addressed all manner of hot topics, from marketing to masturbation to the housing crisis, from birth to lawnmowers to the apocalypse…
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Re: The Top 10 Best Genesis Songs With Peter Gabriel

This list is a little BS. Where are:

Watcher of the Skies
The Return of the Giant Hogweed
Seven Stones
The Fountain of Salmacis
The Knife
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Re: The Top 10 Best Genesis Songs With Peter Gabriel

Where's Dancing With The Moonlit Knight? It is a classic, as is all of Selling England By The Pound.
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