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3.98 | 867 ratings

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4 stars An Unaccompanied Bass Pedal solo by Michael Rutherford

This album rarely left my 8 track player in my car back in the 70's and I know every nuance of this great slice of Genesis history. The songs have all been reviewed in their respective studio releases so there is nothing new to add there. One thing to say is how Genesis performed in concert in that they did little to change any of their parts except some guitar solos. I believe they were trying to keep the overall structure of the studio as best as possible.

What does come across is how powerful this band was live. Phil Collins and Steve Hackett show how much difference they made to this lineup. Just listen to the last 2 minute of Watcher or if you need further convincing listen to The knife. It is like the studio version on steroids. I wish this album could have contained other things that they did on this tour but I understand the business decision not too. Still a great listen 4 stars.

Garion81 | 4/5 |


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