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Poll Question: Which of these is the last great Genesis album?
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Last great one was Duke. 
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From Genesis to Revelation. Jokes apart, The Lamb
Curiosity killed a cat, Schroedinger only half.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Slartibartfast Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 01 2014 at 03:29
If you're going to apply the standard of greatness, it has to be Wind and Wuthering for me.  After Hackett left all hope was lost.   Not that I don't like Three or Duke or even Abacab for that matter.  I think they are good albums but not great albums.  Big smile  The remainders just make me sad.... Cry

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The Lamb was the last GREAT album
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Their last really great one was Wind and Wuthering.
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For me A Trick Of The Tale was the last great one, but the self titled one was the last really good one.
"The wind is slowly tearing her apart"

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A Trick.  Duke and Wind is good but not great.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote twosteves Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 01 2014 at 09:09
Originally posted by someone_else someone_else wrote:

Their last really great one was Wind and Wuthering.

yeah I know what you mean--I mean great has meaning---but many after were near great and got lot's of listens...
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote TerLJack Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 01 2014 at 13:03
It has to be Duke.  They kept the prog aspect with a whole new sound that just clicked.  
The Self-titled album could have been it for me if not for one or two songs.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Barbu Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 01 2014 at 14:26
Calling All Stations
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Billy Pilgrim Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 02 2014 at 01:54
And then there were three.

I think this album qualifies as great, in fact burning rope might be my favorite Genesis song apart from Firth and Supper.
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Duke - despite a couple of dodgy moments.
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The greatest Genesis albums of all times are Foxtrot, Selling England..., The Lamb Lies on Broadway.

The LAST greatest album are Wind & Whutering and ... And thEN tHERE wERE tHREE.

Outside prog rock, speaking of "plain" pop-rock, a very good album by Genesis is We Can'T Dance.

Callig All Stations is too dark, not very digestible, very near to industrial rock...

Genesis were ALWAYS great during Peter Gabriel's era, and they stayed accettable till Hackett left the group. Afterwards, you can talk no more about "a progressive rock band", they became in fact poppy.

 




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Originally posted by peter parisius peter parisius wrote:



Callig All Stations is too dark, not very digestible, very near to industrial rock.





what's industrial about it? Confused
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Mormegil Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 02 2014 at 07:29
Trick +1
Welcome to the middle of the film.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote HolyMoly Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 02 2014 at 08:14
Self Titled thingy.
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I don't know how you do it, Pierre...
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Originally posted by HolyMoly HolyMoly wrote:


Originally posted by hellogoodbye hellogoodbye wrote:




I don't know how you do it, Pierre...
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He somehow always finds a picture with a duck in it, that's relevant to the thread at hand..  It's like a special talent he has. 

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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote genbanks Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 02 2014 at 12:59
Originally posted by Chris S Chris S wrote:

What a band......................we can't even agree on their worstApprove

This is a very good reflexion, and I agree completely. 

For me is We can't dance. I like CAS, and Banks and Rutherford always were the Genesis musical engine, but without the arrengers masters, simply they couldn't do it. And Collins really knows how to take some Banks or Rutherford creation and transforms it in something completely superior. When the guy was gone...
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