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Poll Question: Which is the best guitar solo played by Anthony Phillips with Genesis?
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    Posted: April 25 2011 at 11:16
For better evenness I´ve decided to create this poll.
 
I mean Anthony Phillips is shamelessly underrated guitarist and (Goodness knows why) shadowed by his descendent. Although, he´s helluva skilled guy and some his solo albums are wonderful and as good as Hackett´s ones minimally.Clap


Edited by Gandalff - October 10 2011 at 01:38
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Lark the Starless Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 25 2011 at 11:34
Not necessarily a guitar solo(s), but his guitar work on "Dusk" is great.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Badabing666 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 25 2011 at 13:17
Originally posted by Lark the Starless Lark the Starless wrote:

Not necessarily a guitar solo(s), but his guitar work on "Dusk" is great.
Agreed
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote juandhaltrich Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 25 2011 at 13:35
Originally posted by Adams Bolero Adams Bolero wrote:


which better way to name it?   very clever!
of course, i was gonna say precisely that song.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote someone_else Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 25 2011 at 15:15
I find it hard to choose because I'm not very focused on guitar solos, so I withhold my vote. Nevertheless I agree with your statement about his solo output. Wise after the Event has been my favourite of all solo albums by Genesis members for a length of years (I still play it now and then), with Voyage of the Acolyte as a close second.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote tszirmay Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 25 2011 at 16:03
Originally posted by Adams Bolero Adams Bolero wrote:

Slicingly correct Confused
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote cjrutty Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: October 08 2011 at 23:10
There are certainly lots of great Ant solos on Trespass. What about favorite songs from Ant's extensive body of solo albums?

For some further perspectives on Anthony Phillips' as well as Steve Hackett's post-Genesis careers, check out "The Branches of Genesis" episodes of The Irrelevant Rock & Roll & Music Show.


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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote colorofmoney91 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: October 09 2011 at 11:03
I can't even vote because I don't know, but Anthony Phillips' first solo album is so delightful.
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Obviously The Knife........Ermm
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I went with White Mountain.
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I was thinking about Stagnation, but I chose The Knife instead. It's so powerful what he does there.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote lucas Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: October 09 2011 at 13:31
Originally posted by Gandalff Gandalff wrote:

I mean Anthony Phillips is shamelessly underrated guitarist
 
Not underrated at all, he has an impressive solo discography that is highly regarded by prog afficionados.
Leave Genesis is the best thing he could do in his musical life.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote lazland Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: October 09 2011 at 13:35
Originally posted by lucas lucas wrote:

Originally posted by Gandalff Gandalff wrote:

I mean Anthony Phillips is shamelessly underrated guitarist
 
Not underrated at all, he has an impressive solo discography that is highly regarded by prog afficionados.
Leave Genesis is the best thing he could do in his musical life.

This. I love Phillips' solo output, which has given me a huge amount of pleasure over the years.


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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Slartibartfast Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: October 09 2011 at 13:36
Damn straight.  We got Hackett in Genesis plus Ant's solo albums.  A win win situation. Big smile

Edited by Slartibartfast - October 09 2011 at 13:37
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote HolyMoly Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: October 09 2011 at 22:00
My favorite tune from the poll is "In the Wilderness".  Just love that song.  And Trespass is a fantastic album as a whole.  I can't think of many actual guitar solos Phillips played on a Genesis album though.

Edited by HolyMoly - October 09 2011 at 22:01
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