Progarchives, the progressive rock ultimate discography
Genesis - Genesis CD (album) cover




Symphonic Prog

2.73 | 984 ratings

From, the ultimate progressive rock music website

2 stars Side A of this release is decent enough with the two hits "Mama" and "That's All". Also there's "Home By the Sea" where especially the second part is quite nice. It will not stand a comparison with GENESIS 70s grandeur though.

Side B, on the other hand, is forgettable, starting with the awful "Illegal Alien". The rest of the tracks may be OK but far from the best GENESIS have done (VERY far from the best). The ending track, "It's Gonna Get Better" sounds a bit like their later "Throwing It All Away" and that's what this album is if you're not a complete fan, a throwaway. It's NOT gonna get better.

Frasse | 2/5 |


As a registered member (register here if not), you can post rating/reviews (& edit later), comments reviews and submit new albums.

You are not logged, please complete authentication before continuing (use forum credentials).

Forum user
Forum password

Share this GENESIS review

Social review comments () BETA

Review related links

Copyright Prog Archives, All rights reserved. | Legal Notice | Privacy Policy | Advertise | RSS + syndications

Other sites in the MAC network: — the ultimate jazz music virtual community | — the ultimate metal music virtual community

Server processing time: 0.03 seconds