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    Posted: March 27 2011 at 14:47
According with Martin Robertson site, Tony Banks had written a new orchestral album in which the saxophonist will play in piece of 10 minutes long. That's the link http://www.martinrobertson.co.uk/soon.htm
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That's a great link and news story, so thanksClap

I must get around to reviewing Banks' solo albums (so much music, so little timeTongue), because I really like them and I don't think they get the credit they deserve, especially commercially.


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Originally posted by lazland

That's a great link and news story, so thanksClap

I must get around to reviewing Banks' solo albums (so much music, so little timeTongue), because I really like them and I don't think they get the credit they deserve, especially commercially.
Yes, there is so much music Steve, but really, I always want for more ! ( Chuckle ) The only Banks solo  I have is "A Curious Feeling" , which is an LP I bought back in the 70's. I haven't heard it in a dog's age, but do remember it quite fondly. What is your favourite from his catalog ?
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Originally posted by lazland

That's a great link and news story, so thanksClap

I must get around to reviewing Banks' solo albums (so much music, so little timeTongue), because I really like them and I don't think they get the credit they deserve, especially commercially.
 
Yes, that's true in my case too, so much music and so little time. And agree with you about Banks credit. Hope we could listen this album soon.
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No disrespect to MR, but is there any official confirmation of this?
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IF the news is true, confirmed and all, it would be nice.
 
I like Tony's orchestral album. It's quite good.
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Originally posted by Progfan1958

Originally posted by lazland

That's a great link and news story, so thanksClap

I must get around to reviewing Banks' solo albums (so much music, so little timeTongue), because I really like them and I don't think they get the credit they deserve, especially commercially.
Yes, there is so much music Steve, but really, I always want for more ! ( Chuckle ) The only Banks solo  I have is "A Curious Feeling" , which is an LP I bought back in the 70's. I haven't heard it in a dog's age, but do remember it quite fondly. What is your favourite from his catalog ?

A tie, I think, between A Curious Feeling and The Fugitive. the latter has a simply incredible piece called Charm, one of his finest compositions of all time.


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Originally posted by lazland

Originally posted by Progfan1958

Originally posted by lazland

That's a great link and news story, so thanksClap

I must get around to reviewing Banks' solo albums (so much music, so little timeTongue), because I really like them and I don't think they get the credit they deserve, especially commercially.
Yes, there is so much music Steve, but really, I always want for more ! ( Chuckle ) The only Banks solo  I have is "A Curious Feeling" , which is an LP I bought back in the 70's. I haven't heard it in a dog's age, but do remember it quite fondly. What is your favourite from his catalog ?

A tie, I think, between A Curious Feeling and The Fugitive. the latter has a simply incredible piece called Charm, one of his finest compositions of all time.
 
Hey, that's nice. I don't often hear positive remarks about The Fugitive. "Charm" is an interesting choice for favorite track as well. It is definitely good.
 
My personal choice for favorite Banks album would be A Curious Feeling, but The Fugutive is my nr. 2.
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Originally posted by Moogtron III

Originally posted by lazland

Originally posted by Progfan1958

Originally posted by lazland

That's a great link and news story, so thanksClap

I must get around to reviewing Banks' solo albums (so much music, so little timeTongue), because I really like them and I don't think they get the credit they deserve, especially commercially.
Yes, there is so much music Steve, but really, I always want for more ! ( Chuckle ) The only Banks solo  I have is "A Curious Feeling" , which is an LP I bought back in the 70's. I haven't heard it in a dog's age, but do remember it quite fondly. What is your favourite from his catalog ?

A tie, I think, between A Curious Feeling and The Fugitive. the latter has a simply incredible piece called Charm, one of his finest compositions of all time.
 
Hey, that's nice. I don't often hear positive remarks about The Fugitive. "Charm" is an interesting choice for favorite track as well. It is definitely good.
 
My personal choice for favorite Banks album would be A Curious Feeling, but The Fugutive is my nr. 2.
 
Totally agree! Charm is a superb track. I always liked it. What do you think about Thursday the twelve, Stil it takes me by surprise and Island in the darkness? Waters of Lethe and You between my favourites too.
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Originally posted by genbanks

Originally posted by Moogtron III

Originally posted by lazland

Originally posted by Progfan1958

Originally posted by lazland

That's a great link and news story, so thanksClap

I must get around to reviewing Banks' solo albums (so much music, so little timeTongue), because I really like them and I don't think they get the credit they deserve, especially commercially.
Yes, there is so much music Steve, but really, I always want for more ! ( Chuckle ) The only Banks solo  I have is "A Curious Feeling" , which is an LP I bought back in the 70's. I haven't heard it in a dog's age, but do remember it quite fondly. What is your favourite from his catalog ?

A tie, I think, between A Curious Feeling and The Fugitive. the latter has a simply incredible piece called Charm, one of his finest compositions of all time.
 
Hey, that's nice. I don't often hear positive remarks about The Fugitive. "Charm" is an interesting choice for favorite track as well. It is definitely good.
 
My personal choice for favorite Banks album would be A Curious Feeling, but The Fugutive is my nr. 2.
 
Totally agree! Charm is a superb track. I always liked it. What do you think about Thursday the twelve, Stil it takes me by surprise and Island in the darkness? Waters of Lethe and You between my favourites too.
 
Thursday the Twelve... was a bit disappointed by it to be honest.
Still It Takes Me By Surprise... I like that one, though not the way it is sung. But a great song.
Island In The Darkness... haven't heard the Strictly Inc. album, was put off by the ugly art work. Is it good?
Waters Of Lethe is quite good. I think Banks himself thinks that too.
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Originally posted by Moogtron III

Thursday the Twelve... was a bit disappointed by it to be honest.
Still It Takes Me By Surprise... I like that one, though not the way it is sung. But a great song.
Island In The Darkness... haven't heard the Strictly Inc. album, was put off by the ugly art work. Is it good?
Waters Of Lethe is quite good. I think Banks himself thinks that too.
You... absolutely fabulous!
 
About Strictly inc. Not a great album, just good, but Island in the darkness is a superb epic of 17 minutes that I consider one of the best (if not the best) Tony Banks tracks. Absolutely progressive rock (IMO).


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Originally posted by genbanks

Originally posted by Moogtron III

Thursday the Twelve... was a bit disappointed by it to be honest.
Still It Takes Me By Surprise... I like that one, though not the way it is sung. But a great song.
Island In The Darkness... haven't heard the Strictly Inc. album, was put off by the ugly art work. Is it good?
Waters Of Lethe is quite good. I think Banks himself thinks that too.
You... absolutely fabulous!
 
About Strictly inc. Not a great album, just good, but Island in the darkness is a superb epic of 17 minutes that I consider one of the best (if not the best) Tony Banks tracks. Absolutely progressive rock (IMO).

Totally agree - superb piece of music.


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I find Tony Banks (what i have heard at any rate) totally underwhelming.
Coldness doth get away with the badness.
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Originally posted by Snow Dog

I find Tony Banks (what i have heard at any rate) totally underwhelming.

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Originally posted by Snow Dog

I find Tony Banks (what i have heard at any rate) totally underwhelming.
 
Well, I must admit that even when Genesis is my absolute preferred band, and Tony Banks my all time rock musician idol, I always expect more from him in his solo efforts, so by some way I agree with you. By the way there is some stuff that fills completely my expectations, for example, as Island in the darkness.
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Originally posted by lazland

Originally posted by genbanks

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Thursday the Twelve... was a bit disappointed by it to be honest.
Still It Takes Me By Surprise... I like that one, though not the way it is sung. But a great song.
Island In The Darkness... haven't heard the Strictly Inc. album, was put off by the ugly art work. Is it good?
Waters Of Lethe is quite good. I think Banks himself thinks that too.
You... absolutely fabulous!
 
About Strictly inc. Not a great album, just good, but Island in the darkness is a superb epic of 17 minutes that I consider one of the best (if not the best) Tony Banks tracks. Absolutely progressive rock (IMO).

Totally agree - superb piece of music.
 
Okay, so the epic is really worth it. Thanks for sharing.
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Originally posted by genbanks

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I find Tony Banks (what i have heard at any rate) totally underwhelming.
 
Well, I must admit that even when Genesis is my absolute preferred band, and Tony Banks my all time rock musician idol, I always expect more from him in his solo efforts, so by some way I agree with you. By the way there is some stuff that fills completely my expectations, for example, as Island in the darkness.

Yes that is it. I expect much more. I mean A Curious Feeling is not a bad album.......just not enough for me. Bankstatement is horrible though.
Coldness doth get away with the badness.
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My favourite Banks album is 'still', a very good pop album with some excellent vocalists.
 
However, my favourite song from his discography is this :
 
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3 songs with Fish on vocals : "angel face", "shortcut to somewhere", "murder of a day". Fish shines the most on "shortcut".
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