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WE CAN'T DANCE

Genesis

 

Symphonic Prog

2.66 | 1079 ratings

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toroddfuglesteg
2 stars A gentle mix of fish and cows.

I remember the release of this album very well. It spawned some big hits too. When I purchased this album, I was surprised to find a couple of ten minutes long songs too. Intriguing !

The album starts with two of their greatest hits; No Son Of Mine and Jesus He Knows Me. The latter one is a great song and timely social comment on a scourge that still is with us. Money grabbing business men disguised as Christians. This song is by far the best song on the album. The first epic Driving The Last Spike leaves me cold. A Phil Collins driven ballad with no dynamics. The title track follows and it is a pretty bad song which I actually liked a lot when it was released. Time has changed. The rest of the songs are anonymous...... until we arrive at the final ten minutes long epic Fading Lights. This epic actually reminds me a lot about the Wind & Wuthering album and it is a good song. It is probably the final good Genesis song too. Bring me some hankerchiefs because I am mourning the passing of this band.

This is by no means a good album. But it is a pretty decent album. Will I ever play it again ? No. But this album is not a turkey.

2 stars

toroddfuglesteg | 2/5 |

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