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ARCHIVE 1967-1975

Genesis

 

Symphonic Prog

4.27 | 196 ratings

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Ivan_Melgar_M
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5 stars AMAZING!!! 20 years of waiting are rewarded with a valid document of Gabriel era concerts with a good sound.

Some people claim that it's a fake because Peter Gabriel and I believe Steve Hackett made some small changes/additions in the vocals and guitar, but honestly I couldn't care less because the box set is incredible.

Discs 1 & 2 are the complete version of The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway, even though I believed the full version of The Lamb was too much when I bought the album, but I was wrong, it was necessary to have a life version that could prove Genesis was the best Live band in history (IMHO). also is important to remember you never can get enough of this great piece of art.

Disc 3 is a compilation of some of the best classic era songs where Happy the Man and Twilight Allehouse are a high point, specially because this songs were only released as singles, can't undestand why Genesis never included this beautiful tracks in any studio album. Supper's Ready shows how better a Peter Gabriel Live version is to any Collins one, simply outstanding.

What I'll never comprehend is why did they included More Fool Me, the weakest song of Gabriel's era, the problem is not Phil Collins singing, the real problem is that the song is boring.

Despite this mistake, the best disc of the box.

Disc 4 is a pre Trespass stuff with some demos, Dusk is easily the best, good disk for collectors.

Now I'm waiting for a DVD of the same period to be satisfied.

Ivan_Melgar_M | 5/5 |

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