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GENESIS LIVE

Genesis

 

Symphonic Prog

3.95 | 652 ratings

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Shakespeare
3 stars 1973 was a busy year for Genesis! First with the release the brilliant Twilight Alehouse single, then a nice little live album, followed by a most excellent LP, said by many to be their finest. This live album is quite a magical spectacle, what with its eerie cover, bizarre short story in the sleeve, and the simply compelling atmosphere of the musical experience.

However, the album isn't all good. There are some issues concerning sound, particularly during a quiet moment in The Musical Box there is an odd buzz, which annoys beyond belief. There are also some other strange issues with the mix, it would seem. However, Banks' mellotron sound is perfect, Collin's drumming is top-notch, and the roaring bass from Rutherford is happily high in the mix. Unfortunately, the versions of these songs aren't too different from the studio versions, however the song choice is great and a Genesis fan will love this album nonetheless.

Shakespeare | 3/5 |

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