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Poll Question: Which of these Genesis albums do you prefer?
Poll Choice Votes Poll Statistics
40 [47.06%]
21 [24.71%]
5 [5.88%]
6 [7.06%]
3 [3.53%]
1 [1.18%]
2 [2.35%]
1 [1.18%]
1 [1.18%]
5 [5.88%]
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote hellogoodbye Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: September 25 2013 at 04:38
None.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Roj Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: September 25 2013 at 07:10
Wind and Wuthering gets the vote, one of their best, full stop.

Trick, Duke and ATTWT are also excellent imho.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote twosteves Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: September 25 2013 at 08:21
Trick is more perfect--WandW suffers from Your own special way---and needed more guitar on One for the Vine--feel some of those lines could have been played on guitar rather than keys--but maybe Banks was trying to make a pointWink 
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote tamijo Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: September 25 2013 at 08:27
None: I prefer the PG era
With that option open, not much more to say.
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I love em all except the last two.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote digdug Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: September 25 2013 at 08:30
Originally posted by twosteves twosteves wrote:

Trick is more perfect--WandW suffers from Your own special way---


This
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I'm going to make it weird by being honest. In order:

1. Abacab
2. Duke
3. Trick
4. W&W
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote TerLJack Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: September 25 2013 at 09:27
Although I think that Trick of the Tail is a great representation of the Gabriel-era (although with Collins on vox), Duke was where they proved they could do their own thing without Peter.  It's Duke for me.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote freyacat Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: September 25 2013 at 10:04
Here's my logic:

"A Trick of the Tail" and "Wind and Wuthering" are fantastic albums, and the most progressive of this list.

But "Duke" gets my vote for redefining the band in a still-progressive way. I love it for the way it shows how synthesizers can rock.

I feel sorry for "And Then There Were Three," however. This is an album which eloquently sums up for me the end of the progressive rock era. It gives us three excellent musicians, doing their best with a form whose time is running out. And it has some of the most compelling melodies of the Genesis canon. It deserves some votes, too!
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote bloodnarfer Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: September 25 2013 at 10:15
Originally posted by Dellinger Dellinger wrote:

I guess it would have been more interesting to do a post Hacket albums poll, because certainly both albums with Hackett are getting all the votes.

You're right.   We already knew how this would turn out without even voting.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Mormegil Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: September 25 2013 at 10:52
Trick o' the Tail
Welcome to the middle of the film.
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Some days I would go Wind and Wuthering, some days ABACAB.  Today is an ABACAB day.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Blacksword Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: September 25 2013 at 12:07
I gave Invisible Touch another listen a few days back, for the first time in many years. It's just as bad as I remember it.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Prog_Traveller Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: September 25 2013 at 13:55
Originally posted by bloodnarfer bloodnarfer wrote:

Originally posted by Dellinger Dellinger wrote:

I guess it would have been more interesting to do a post Hacket albums poll, because certainly both albums with Hackett are getting all the votes.

You're right.   We already knew how this would turn out without even voting.



Initially I was going to make it so that you only had two choices: "trick" and "wind" but that would be even more boring than the way it is now.LOL
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Originally posted by digdug digdug wrote:

Originally posted by twosteves twosteves wrote:

Trick is more perfect--WandW suffers from Your own special way---


This

Agreed.  Though I still voted for W&W on the strength of "Blood on the Rooftops".  Besides, ATOTT has 2 songs I skip over (never was a fan of Squonk or the title track) whereas W&W only has 1 Wink
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote tdfloyd Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: September 25 2013 at 15:05
In order

Trick
ATTW3
W&W
Duke
Genesis

With Trick being my fav from all of Genesis.
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Originally posted by freyacat freyacat wrote:

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I feel sorry for "And Then There Were Three," however. This is an album which eloquently sums up for me the end of the progressive rock era. It gives us three excellent musicians, doing their best with a form whose time is running out. And it has some of the most compelling melodies of the Genesis canon. It deserves some votes, too!

I haven't voted yet, couldn't really decide, so I'll give my vote to this underdog.  It's got a couple of songs I don't care for, but several of the songs are among my favorite Genesis from any era.


Edited by HolyMoly - September 25 2013 at 15:08
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I dont particularly like any but I suppose I have to go with A Trick Of The Tail because it has the closest sound to the "classic" Genesis, with Steve Hackett still in there Stern Smile
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Originally posted by Tom Ozric Tom Ozric wrote:

Originally posted by Mellotron Storm Mellotron Storm wrote:



A Trick Of The Tail for me.
For sure - and it was the first Genesis LP I bought way back in 1987, still love it to bits
 
It was the first Genesis album I had heard back around 1977 or '78. I was over at a friend's house when a mutual friend came over with it on vinyl and said we had to hear it.  The first Genesis album I ever bought was Duke.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Dellinger Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: September 25 2013 at 22:02
Originally posted by Prog_Traveller Prog_Traveller wrote:


Originally posted by bloodnarfer bloodnarfer wrote:


Originally posted by Dellinger Dellinger wrote:

I guess it would have been more interesting to do a post Hacket albums poll, because certainly both albums with Hackett are getting all the votes.
You're right.   We already knew how this would turn out without even voting.
Initially I was going to make it so that you only had two choices: "trick" and "wind" but that would be even more boring than the way it is now.LOL


Who knows, perhaps it could have been to polls, one with trick and wind, and the other with the Collins led albums...
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