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3 stars When Genesis "Duke" was released, I purchased the cassette format of the album and I quiet enjoyed the album. But when I upgraded the album into CD format, I was wondering why there were two songs "Match of The Day" and "Pigeons" were not included in the CD format. At the time I did not have internet access and only later I knew that actually these two songs were not part of Duke but it's part of EP called "Spot The Pigeons" which was recorded during or around the "Wind and Wuthering" album. Even though "Match of The Day" is completely a pop song, I really enjoy the melody and mood especially on how bass guitar is played. Usually, I listen to this song for a change only after listening to many heavy and complex stuffs. "Pigeons" is also another nice pop song. "Inside and Out" is probably a song that brings the soul of early Genesis especially with Hackett guitar fills at the opening part.

Overall, I would say that this is a good and memorable record. To my knowledge, this record is hard to find. But you can have two songs "Pigeons" and "Inside And Out" in the Genesis Archives vol. 2 boxed set. Keep on proggin'..!

Progressively yours, GW

Gatot | 3/5 |


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