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    Posted: April 17 2012 at 09:56

I'm making two lists, one for 1969-1976 and one for 1978-1997

 
1969-1976:
5.The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway
4.Wind and Wuthering
3.Selling England by the Pound
2.Trespass
1.Foxtrot
 
1978-1997:
5.We Can't Dance
4.Invisable Touch
3.Duke
2.Abacab
1.Genesis
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1969-1977
  1. Selling England
  2. Lamb Lies Down
  3. Trick Of The Tail
  4. Nursery Cryme
  5. Wind and Wuthering
1978-1997

  1. Invisible Touch
  2. Abacab
  3. Genesis
  4. Duke
  5. And The There Were Three...


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1969-1977

1. Selling England
2. Lamb
3. Trespass
4. Foxtrot
5. Trick of the Tail

1978-1997

1. And Then There Were Three
2. Abacab
3. Genesis
4. Duke
5. Invisible Touch
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1) The Lamb
2) SEBTP
3) Foxtrot
4) Wind and Wuthering
5) A trick of the tail
 
I thought Genesis ended after Wind and Wuthering?
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Originally posted by snowsnow snowsnow wrote:

 
I thought Genesis ended after Wind and Wuthering?


Naw, it all went down the toilet way before that, when Chris Stuart left. Wink
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1969-1977:

1. Selling England By The Pound
2. Foxtrot
3. The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway
4. Nursery Cryme
5. A Trick Of The Tail

Honestly, this list changes all the time, but Selling England and Foxtrot will always be my two top favourites.

1978-1997 Ermm

1. ...And Then There Were Three
2. Duke
3. Abacab
4. Genesis s/t
5. Invisible Touch
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Ah, so the departure of Hackett is the dividing line between eras? OK, makes it easier...

1969-1976:
1. Wind and Wuthering
2. Nursery Cryme
3. Lamb
4. Foxtrot
5. Trick of the Tail

 1978-1997:
1. Duke
2. ATTW3
3. Genesis
4. Abacab
5. Invisible Touch

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1980 is the cut off point for me.Duke and And Then There Were Three are well up there in my estimations. Abacab was a marked change of direction. I still havn't bought any of the studio albums from Abacab to We Can't Dance and CAS was deadly boring.
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1. Selling England By The Pound
2. Foxtrot
3. Wind and Wuthering
4. Trick of the Tail
5. Nursery Crime
 
I donīt own any albums from the 1978 -1997 phase as I have not liked what I heard from those albums and I know what I like ...
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1969-1976:
1. Selling England By The Pound
2. The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway
3. Foxtrot
4. A Trick Of The Tail
5. Wind And Wuthering


1978-1997:
1. And Then There Were Three
2. Duke
3. Abacab
4. Invisible Touch
5. Genesis
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Lamb
Foxtrot
SEBTP
Nursery
Trespass
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If you are not rigorous about making those two lists, then:

1. Nursery Cryme
2. Trespass
3. FGTR (go on, sue me; I'm a lame-and-outdated-pop lover)
4. SEBTP
5. Foxtrot
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Foxtrot
A Trick Of The Tail
The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway
Selling England By The Pound
Nursery Cryme
 
Duke
Abacab
Invisible Touch
Genesis
...And Then There Were Three
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1. Selling England By The Pound
2. Foxtrot
3. Duke
4. Trespass
5. Wind and Wuthering

Sorry I can't fit inTrick of the Tail
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Using the same date split as the OP...

1969-1976

Bear in mind the degrees of favourtism here are very small

1 - Nursery Cryme
2 - Foxtrot
3 - Live
4 - Selling England By The Pound
4 - Lamb Lies Down On Broadway

1978-1997

1 - Seconds Out
2 - Three Sides Live
3 - Duke
4 - And Then There Were 3
5 - Abacab

[edit]

Although I'm a huge fan of Genesis, I really wish they'd called it a day after 3 Sides Live.


Edited by Jim Garten - April 18 2012 at 06:27

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^If we include live albums that changes everything.I would put Seconds Out somewhere. Actuaaly Jim it doesn't fit in either of your chart parameters.

Edited by Snow Dog - April 18 2012 at 06:30
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Nusery Cryme
The Lamb
Trespass
Foxtrot
Selling England By the Pound
 
In order.
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Originally posted by Snow Dog Snow Dog wrote:

I would put Seconds Out somewhere. Actually Jim it doesn't fit in either of your chart parameters.


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Couldn't help it - was listening to it at criminally high volume in the car this morning.

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Originally posted by Jim Garten Jim Garten wrote:

Originally posted by Snow Dog Snow Dog wrote:

I would put Seconds Out somewhere. Actually Jim it doesn't fit in either of your chart parameters.


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Couldn't help it - was listening to it at criminally high volume in the car this morning.

Sounds good to me. Better than all that boom booming when a car drive past. So loud you can here it in your house as someone drives past with there windows shut.
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How can you not listen to Dance On A Volcano/Los Endos from that album at anything other than high volume - it's one of the gtreatest endings to a live album, ever.



Especially when compared to the 'Rome' version

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