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SPOT THE PIGEON

Genesis

 

Symphonic Prog

2.96 | 113 ratings

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bertburt
3 stars This EP almost felt like a message to fans when it was released. It seemed to be an announcement regarding the change of direction the band was clearly moving in. Looking back, this seems like a perfect bridge between W&W and ATTWT. "Match of the Day" has a catchy, quirky pace to it. Lively drumming and strumming certainly give it colour. Unfortunately, the lyrics never grabbed me, being Canadian where soccer/football isn't exactly an institution. If the lyrics involved the Maple Leafs giving the Canadiens a royal smackdown, then this would certainly vault to my favourite song ever composed :) !!! "Pigeons" makes me cringe. The first time I heard this, I was in awe at how remarkably bland this was. I guess 'ditty'-style songs never captured me very much. "Inside and Out" is undoubtedly the redeemer of the three. The E (add2) opening chord suits the mood perfectly. A great choice. I especially like the final three minutes of instrumental. All the guys get a chance to let loose without it getting self-indulgent or over-the-top. In the Genesis catalog, I would rate this smack-dab in the middle. Genesis' bridge.
bertburt | 3/5 |

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