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Acolyte or Geese

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Poll Question: Which album do you like better?
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    Posted: May 19 2012 at 23:34
Since before I bought them, I found several similarities in this two albums. First, they are both the first solo albums from Genesis guitar players, they both include Mike Rutherford on bass, and Phil Collins shares vocals in some of the songs. They both sing in a song from their own album. They both use flute (and have John Hackett as flute player). And they both have a bunch of other instruments to complement their sound. So, which one do you like better?

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Steve's Acolyte and you mispelled it in the title btw.
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Two great albums from two of my favorite artists.  I prefer Voyage of the Acolyte.
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I prefer Acolyte; one of my favourite Genesis solo albums. Geese is also great but a little more subdued.
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I like Geese more because of the medieval feel throughout. Both are quite good though.
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Love them both.
 
Voted for the geese.
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Originally posted by Snow Dog

Steve's Acolyte and you mispelled it in the title btw.


Oooops, sorry, and thanks, already fixed it.

I did like both, but I guess I'll have to go with Acolyte itself, for it is a bit more varied and not so subdued. Plus, I like Shadow of the Hierophant best of all songs on both albums.
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Post Options Post Options   Quote Finnforest Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 20 2012 at 21:07
I like Geese better....tastes like chicken.


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Post Options Post Options   Quote iluvmarillion Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 21 2012 at 01:19
Sorry but Geese has too much 12-string guitar. I guess if you love 12-string guitar then you'll love Geese but I prefer a bit more variety in my music (by the way Voyage is a brilliant piece of music and worthy of the best of Genesis music).
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Post Options Post Options   Quote someone_else Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 21 2012 at 03:40
Voyage of the Acolyte. Against Wise after the Event, this would be a harder nut to crack for me.
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Had 'em both on vinyl at one time.  I used to love Geese but Hackett's release has stood the test of time better.
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Originally posted by iluvmarillion

... by the way Voyage is a brilliant piece of music and worthy of the best of Genesis music.


Heh, heh, that's the old standing joke: "Q: What's the best Genesis album?  A: Voyage of the Acolyte."

It sure gets my vote.
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Geese is the word
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Originally posted by Finnforest

I like Geese better....tastes like chicken.

Eh, the geese all come around and act like they own the place and crap all over, so I'm going to have to go with Voyage.

I think I'll give it up for the Ghost though for being less like a Genesis album.
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Voyage of the Acolyte
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The Geese and the Ghost was the album that got me into the wider world of prog. I've never been a huge Voyage fan.

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