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5 stars This album personally is my favorite Genesis record. The concept, the lyrics and the music tie together perfectly to create the greatest 53 minutes and 50 seconds of your life.Dancing with the Moonlit Knight and Firth of fifth are both classic prog epics, while The Battle of Epping Forest and Cinema show boast some of the greatest instrumentation by Genesis. Not to mention Firth of Fifth has one of the greatest guitar solos ever to grace a Genesis song. I know what I like (in your wardrobe) was a surprise hit, and definitely a highlight on the album. After the Ordeal is an underrated gem for me, and really a great instrumental. More Fool Me is probably the only track I could do without, but its still a good one. Overall, this is an amazing album and a must have for any prog fan.

Overall Track rating: "Dancing with the Moonlit Knight" - 9/10 "I know what I like (In your Wardrobe)" - 8/10 "Firth of Fifth" - 10/10 "More Fool Me - 6/10 "The Battle of Epping Forest" - 8.5/10 "After the Ordeal" - 7.5/10 "Cinema Show" - 10/10

Scorpius | 5/5 |


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