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Poll Question: Which one is your favorite?
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    Posted: March 19 2018 at 04:28
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: March 19 2018 at 03:41
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 29 2014 at 17:58
Mad Man Moon.
When he rides, my fears subside.
For darkness turns once more to light.
Through the skies, his white horse flies.
To find a land beyond the night.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 27 2014 at 23:06
Mad Man Moon or Mouses Night
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 27 2014 at 22:57
Mad Man Moon for me. I was completely spellbound the first time I heard it. One for the Vine is good but it doesn't reach down inside me the same as Mad Man Moon. 
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 27 2014 at 22:12
One for the Vine easily. This one is just as good as any longish song from the Gabriel era. I also like Afterglow a lot, though. And I sort of like "All in a Mouse's Night", but I would rather it had different lyrics... they are fun all right, but they turn me a bit off anyway.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 26 2014 at 21:06
Originally posted by richardh richardh wrote:

Originally posted by Blacksword Blacksword wrote:

One for the Vine.

A symphonic prog masterpiece, and possibly the best song he ever wrote.

Banks strength is is composition, rather than lyric writing. I think a lot of his lyrics are rather weak. All in a Mouses night is awful

I voted for Mad Man Moon , just a stunning track and completely faultless

One For The Vine only really excites me on the live version when you have the two drummers playing the instrumental section. On the studio version it just doesn't get going and Collins drumming is very 'stiff'

All In A Mouses Night makes me smile ( I like itSmile)
 
+1 (Mad Man Moon). Agreed about it.
 
Second vote would be for All In A Mouses Night, but I like it most for that such a beautiful instrumental melody which closes it pompously.
 
I feel the same about One For The Vine, what really impressed me was that beautiful melody at the final part, subsequently closed with the piano.
 
Afterglow I feel it has some sentimental value, it was one of the first Genesis songs that I happened to know (besides ATTWT) much time ago, the one played in the Seconds Out show, which featured another drummer whose name I don't recall - the exciting final drums session of Afterglow in that show still moves me.


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Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 25 2014 at 11:39
I think the song A Trick of the Tail is the weakest track on a superb album. Though, to be fair, Robbery, assault and battery tries to give the title track a run for its money!
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 25 2014 at 11:20
Trick of the Tail needs some love.  I'd have chosen it after One for the Vine.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 25 2014 at 06:04
One For the Vine gets my vote, and I'll give some love to All In a Mouse's Night - I like its whimsy.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 25 2014 at 01:05
Originally posted by Blacksword Blacksword wrote:

One for the Vine.

A symphonic prog masterpiece, and possibly the best song he ever wrote.

Banks strength is is composition, rather than lyric writing. I think a lot of his lyrics are rather weak. All in a Mouses night is awful

I voted for Mad Man Moon , just a stunning track and completely faultless

One For The Vine only really excites me on the live version when you have the two drummers playing the instrumental section. On the studio version it just doesn't get going and Collins drumming is very 'stiff'

All In A Mouses Night makes me smile ( I like itSmile)
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 25 2014 at 00:56
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 25 2014 at 00:48
Very difficult decision between Moon and Vine.......
.....all these tunes are firmly stuck in my mind, love them all (as usual) but darn it......
....probably vote for Mad Man Moon today.....
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 24 2014 at 22:23
Originally posted by The Doctor The Doctor wrote:

^ I'm probably one of the few who like all of his solo albums, including The Fugitive, Bankstatement, Still, Banks Chung or is that Wang Tony, and his two classical albums.  But A Curious Feeling is still my favorite of all those.  

So I'm another one of these few, of course I like all of his albums, and of course Curious feeling is a masterpiece as an overall and conceptual piece of art.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 24 2014 at 22:04
^ I'm probably one of the few who like all of his solo albums, including The Fugitive, Bankstatement, Still, Banks Chung or is that Wang Tony, and his two classical albums.  But A Curious Feeling is still my favorite of all those.  
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 24 2014 at 21:58
I always kinda liked heathaze and cul de sac from Duke and the lady lies from And Then There Were Three... (i think that one was a banks tune wasn't it?)

I've always gravitated to the banks tunes on genesis albums.

i thought the 'a curious feeling' album was wonderful.  (shrugs) 

on this one, mad man moon, was my choice.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 24 2014 at 16:51
I love Afterglow and Mad Man Moon is also great one. But I cannot vote here for any other song than One For The Vine. Fantastic epic song, probably their best after Gabriel's department.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 24 2014 at 16:30
One For The Vine
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 24 2014 at 14:23
Afterglow.
A GREAT YEAR FOR PROG!!!
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 24 2014 at 14:22
Originally posted by Moogtron III Moogtron III wrote:

Originally posted by HackettFan HackettFan wrote:

Mad Moon Moon was my vote. It was a close call for me between that and One for the Vine

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