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FOXTROT

Genesis

 

Symphonic Prog

4.61 | 2553 ratings

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ProgHappy
5 stars 4.8 Review of the Virgin 1994 release. The recording quality on this version is clear and no sign of ‘tinnyness’. The quality remains even at high volume.

Yet another masterpiece, naturally. The music is easier to listen to than that of ‘Selling England…’ not meaning to say that the music lacks activity. Very few faults are apparent, the only possible one being parts of ‘Get ‘Em Out by Friday’. From the attention grabbing ‘Watcher of the Skies’ to the coruscating magnificence of ‘Supper’s Ready’, every musician is in top form, whipping up listenable music at a virtuosic standard.

It took me a few listens to grasp a hold on the flailing ‘Watcher of the Skies’, creating dubiety about purchasing the album, but I can now never tire. The throbbing bass is mesmerising and the rhythm draws you in, trapping you in its merciless vortex; hypnotising, dizzying, maniacal. However, I prefer ‘Time Table’ and ‘Can-utility…’ and the spectacular ‘Horizons’, as these have a more melodic approach.

Trying to analyse each individual song is tedious and near impossible; it has to be listened to. This album is essential to a prog collection, evident by the copious number of 5 star reviews.

ProgHappy | 5/5 |

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