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2.61 | 1292 ratings

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2 stars Like it or not

Abacab is my least favourite of all Genesis albums even though it does have a few good songs on it. The best is the title track but also Keep It Dark is strong. Dodo/Lurker is the most progressive song, but it is not great. Man On The Corner is pleasant and Me And Sarah Jane is okey even though it is too similar to Misunderstanding from the previous album. Like It Or Not and Another Record are unremarkable and frankly just dull. The worst songs are No Reply At All and Who Dunnit? These two are offensively bad and the inclusion of a brass section on the former is truly cringe-worthy. In conclusion, this is a very weak album despite a few good songs. Even the group's later albums would be more interesting than this one.

SouthSideoftheSky | 2/5 |


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