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Poll Question: Which song do you prefer??
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1 [2.50%]
6 [15.00%]
3 [7.50%]
15 [37.50%]
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    Posted: January 27 2012 at 19:20
Tongue maybe their most hated record but I wanted to see where people stand on this album. I'm curious to see if Who Dunnit? gets any votesLOL

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 27 2012 at 20:10
I don't hate the record---voted Dodo--but Me and Sarah Jane was a close second.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 27 2012 at 20:54
Went for Dodo, but No Reply is a close second (perhaps the best "pop" song they did, IMO)
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 27 2012 at 20:57
Dodo by far, a very fun track.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 27 2012 at 21:49
Dodo/Lurker. One of my least favourites from the 80's, but worse than Invisible Touch? No. 
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 27 2012 at 23:42
Dodo/Lurker!!! I actually quite like this album
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 28 2012 at 00:47
Originally posted by Wanorak Wanorak wrote:

Dodo/Lurker!!! I actually quite like this album

I like this album too. Just reading the reviews of it, I thought most people on here DREAD this one

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 28 2012 at 03:03
Originally posted by Wanorak Wanorak wrote:

Dodo/Lurker!!! I actually quite like this album
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 28 2012 at 03:18
Me & Sarah Jane gets my vote.

I really like 'Keep it Dark' too..

I think it's a better album than Genesis and Invisible Touch. I've only come round to that way of thinking in recent years. I used to hate it.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 28 2012 at 03:38
Abacab.

I won't vote for Who dunnit although I do like it. Not my favourite though.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 28 2012 at 03:45
Originally posted by Snow Dog Snow Dog wrote:

Abacab.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 28 2012 at 07:44
Dodo/Lurker by a long, long distance. The title track is good, but sounds unfinished (I prefer the Three Sides Live version). Keep It Dark and Another Record are decent, but the remainder isbelow average.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 28 2012 at 09:46
I used to like Abacab a lot, even though it's not one of my favorite albums anymore.

I chose "Me And Sarah Jane". There's an ace live version of Abacab though on Three Sides Live, but as it comes to the studio versions: the girl with the invented name.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 28 2012 at 10:38
I think it's a fantastic album.

Me & Sarah Jane gets the vote.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 28 2012 at 13:07
Now, this is one album I didn't like almost at all. There was one or two songs that were decent, though I don't really remember which ones so much. I think Dodo... was one of them.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 28 2012 at 13:13
For a long time Ababcab was my favorite Genesis release, it was my first exposure to the band.  Over time it has dropped a bit, it is now probably my fourth or fifth favorite by the band. As far as the best track, I voted for Abacab, however it could easily be Keep It Dark, Me and Sarah Jane or Man On The Corner.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 28 2012 at 18:37

The only good song on the album - Abacab.

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 28 2012 at 19:37
Haven't listened to this one in a long time, but I used to often enough to remember it pretty well.
 
1. Dodo/Lurker
2. Abacab  - close second
3. No Reply At All
4. Me and Sarah Jane
5. Another Record
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 29 2012 at 09:10
Not a terrible album with several decent pieces. Voted for Keep it Dark. Dodo/Lurker, Me and Sarah Jane and Abacab are also decent songs.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 29 2012 at 12:06
I went and 'listened' to this for the first time in I have no idea how long based on a live version of Abacab I heard.  I don't like it.  I like the idea of them writing songs on the hoof as it were.  It tries hard to be different.  But I just don't  really like any of the songs on this.  Abacab is ok and so is Dodo but I hate the cod regggae that crops up.  No Reply starts off like a great pop tune and then loses it. 
 
I won't be listening to it again for another 10 years or so.  Oh well.
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