Genesis - Spot the pigeon CD (album) cover




Symphonic Prog

2.96 | 116 ratings

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3 stars Spot The Pigeon is a 3 track EP released between Wind and Wuthering and the And Then There Were Three. albums. It's really only worth owning for Inside And Out, the other 2 tracks being throwaway pop songs and not very good ones at that.

Inside And Out is an excellent song in the Genesis tradition of the era. The first half is a slow and melodic vocal section and then it explodes into a frantic instrumental finale, excellent stuff!

Unfortunately Pigeons and Match Of The Day I can quite happily live without. Pigeons skips along with a kind of jolly 1920's vibe and is pretty poor. Equally so is Match Of The Day; lightweight fluff with an almost Caribbean feel in places, a tribute to the British TV football programme of the same name.

Worth 3 stars for Inside And Out alone, without which though I'd only give it 1.

Nightfly | 3/5 |


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