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NURSERY CRYME

Genesis

 

Symphonic Prog

4.42 | 3215 ratings

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DACE
5 stars This is a masterpiece of progressive rock. Any fan of prog-rock knows or should know that. From the first notes of the Musical Box (this song should be included in any top ten songs of any prog fan) to the last ones in The Fountain of Salmacis, everything is absolutely perfect. A definition of prog-rock should include this album as an example of the best this music can offer. Personally I like it more than Foxtrot, though I know that lots of Genesis fan won't agree with me. People normally highlight The Musical Box or the Return of the Giant Hogweed from this album but my point is: listen to Seven Stones as an example of an overlooked but terrific song; the way Banks makes his mellotron sound from 3:47 to the end of that song is superb, amazing. The intro of the Fountain of Salmacis is also fantastic... Well I ran out of adjectives. If you have never listened to this album (if you visit this web site it's almost impossible) do yourself a favour and buy it, you will never regret it. This is a must. Essential.
DACE | 5/5 |

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